Amenities Provided

All of our halls include the following:

  • Smoke-Free facilities
  • Air Conditioning and heat
  • Computer Lab
  • Lounges and common areas
  • Cable TV
  • Internet service (wireless available in all halls)
  • Free laundry
  • Close to classes, rec center, and cafeterias

When choosing a residence hall on campus, it is important to consider what options are the most important to you.

Academic Services

faculty talking to students

From free tutoring to Living Learning Communities to Faculty in Residence, Campus Housing strives to provide you with many opportunities outside of class to ensure you are the most successful. Learn more about the academic services provided to you by living on campus.

Bedlofts & Microfridges

Campus Housing partners with to provide optional amenities for your room.  These include bedlofts, microfridges, and futons.

Please place your order before July 27 to ensure your items are in your room and assembled by move-in day.


Mail is delivered directly to each residence hall or complex and posted into your mailbox. The box number corresponds with the room or apartment number in each hall or complex. You can find your residence hall address on each residence hall page. Campus Housing will notify you about packages via your UIC email and can be picked up at your area desk.

ResHall Linens

Looking for a large selection of Twin XL linens?  At UIC, we partner with the Residence Hall Linens Program at Our Campus Market (OCM).

The selection is larger than you will find anywhere else, at prices that are budget-friendly. Best of all, every Residence Hall Linens product is guaranteed to last from move-in all the way to graduation. Extra-long sheets, extra-long mattress pads, extra-long comforters, pillows, decor and storage solutions and all other products are backed by this guarantee.

Meal Plan

East Campus Dining Facility

UIC offers all-you-care-to-eat locations with breakfast, lunch, dinner, late night, and weekend brunch dining. All students who live in Commons South, Commons West, Commons North, Courtyard, or James Stukel Towers are required to choose a meal plan.

The most up-to-date information—including an explanation of each meal plan, dining hall locations, hall hours and an FAQ—can be found on the UIC Dining website.

When not using the meal plan, students can pay for meals by using cash, credit cards, or Flames Fare at additional locations on campus including quick-serve restaurants, coffee shops, and convenience stores.

You will choose your meal plan when signing your Housing contract. You can decrease your meal plan within the first two weeks of the semester on the Dock, however, you are free to increase this at any time.

Dragon Dollar$ and Flames Fare are the official campus debit accounts linked to your i-card. Both accounts are available to anyone with a valid i-card‚ including students‚ faculty‚ and staff. Both Dragon Dollar$ and Flames Fare can be used in any of our campus eateries‚ including dining halls‚ convenience stores and fast food. Dragon Dollar$ can also be used for ACCC lab printing over the print quota‚ and public use copying.


row of laundry machines

Not only is laundry on campus free for residents, but you can also use LaundryView to see if laundry machines are available or if your clothes are clean.  This service can also alert you once your laundry is finished!

Technology Access

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Each UIC residence hall room is equipped with high-speed computer connections, which allows both wired or wireless connections in the residence halls.  For more information about getting connected, visit our ResNet page.


Cable TV is included in your Technology Access Fee and is active at the time of move-in! To see a list of all channels, view our TV Channel List on the Dock.

Work Orders

Maintenance requests can be entered at anytime on the Dock if you experience any facilities issues in your room.