Campus Resources

Health & Wellness

Counseling Center
The Counseling Center has 25 clinical counselors on staff to provide individual and group counseling support services to students. They also have outreach events including Tuesday@7 workshops and performances led by INNER VOICES Social Issues Theatre 

We Care: Sexual Misconduct Support, Response, and Prevention
If you have experienced an incident that you wish to report or if you would like to talk to someone about your situation, We Care is a portal that offers options to report or to learn more about confidential resources available through the University and in the community

McKinley Health Center
Offers services including 24-hour Dial-A-Nurse, visits with a primary care provider, pharmacy, mental health counseling and treatment, travel exams and inoculations, the Women’s Health Clinic, and more

Student Health Insurance
Answers questions related to coverage, enrollment and opt-out processes, and may facilitate resolution to more complicated situations as well

The Office of the Dean of Students
Important point of contact for students who are experiencing emergent issues including but not limited to health/mental health, course attendance issues, options for withdrawing from the university, and more. They can also be reached by telephone at (217) 333-0050 and by email at helpdean@illinois.edu during office hours of Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm. Emergency Dean service is available Monday-Thursday 5pm-8:30am and Friday from 5pm to Monday at 8:30am. Individuals in need of this service should first call UIPD Dispatch at (217) 333-1216 and UIPD Personnel will contact the emergency dean as appropriate

Disability Resources & Educational Services (DRES) 
Ensures that qualified individuals with disabilities are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from programs, services, and activities of Illinois through the identification and reasonable modifications to institutional policies and procedures. Services include academic and career supports, assistive technology, neuropsychological testing, transportation accommodations, and more

Women’s Resources Center 
Supports womxn students while catalyzing the development of their personal and professional selves. Also serves as designated provider of confidential advising services to those who have experienced sexual misconduct. Hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm. Located at 616 E. Green St., Champaign, Room 202

Chez Veterans Center
Provides residential and non-residential support services to empower military-connected students to realize their potential through world-class education that prepares them to lead fulfilling, meaningful, and maximally independent lives

i-card Perks
Get discounts from a variety of merchants in the Champaign-Urbana area and on campus

 

Tuition & Billing

The Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA)
Point of contact for questions concerning grants, non-Media scholarships, waivers, loans, Federal Work Study employment, as well as other forms of aid 

The University Student Financial Services and Casher Operations (USFSCO)
Review account statement, learn about payment plans, add authorized payers, and more through USFSCO

Refund Information
Vital information concerning tuition assessment ranges and deadlines by which to make changes

 

Employment & Internships

Media Career Services
Provides advising and aid to students in their career and professional development and assist them in leveraging their academic education, experiential learning, and extracurricular involvement to best prepare for life beyond their collegiate stay

Research Park
At any time, Research Park holds more than 800 student interns gaining valuable experiential learning and work experience. Some companies located at Research Park include Caterpillar, ADM, AbbVie, State Farm, Yahoo, and more!

Non-Federal Work Study Positions (via Virtual Job Board)
Listing of positions open across campus. There are a variety of positions open across campus on an ongoing bases, including in categories of Commercial Arts and Graphic Arts, Advertising / Marketing, and Education 

Federal Work Study Positions (via Virtual Job Board)
Listing of positions open across campus that are specific to the Federal Work Study program. Visit OSFA’s Employment section to learn more about FWS. Variety of types of positions available

Handshake@Illinois
THE place to find information about jobs and internships, companies, career fairs and events, and more. You can also make appointments with career staff for questions about resume, cover letter, do a mock interview, etc. 

The Career Center’s International Students Info
International students can learn more about both states-side and international employment opportunities. Subscribe to the weekly newsletter, read more about work authorization, and more!

 

International Students

International Student & Scholar Services
Federally mandated unit on campus to maintain and update records pertaining to international students and scholars. Provides advising, immigration services, programming, advocacy, and outreach

International Education
Transformative learning experiences for the Illinois community that result in appreciation for diversity and cross-cultural engagement. Programs include iCU (Now I See What You mean), InterConnect Dinner & Dialogue Series, Global Engagement Lounge, and more

The Career Center’s International Students Info
International students can learn more about both states-side and international employment opportunities. Subscribe to the weekly newsletter, read more about work authorization, and more!

 

Academic Record and Course Registration Information

Academic Calendar
The Office of the Registrar hosts current and previous academic calendars. These dates include drop and add deadlines, deadlines for Credit/No Credit, Grade Replacement, and more. It is the student’s responsibility to know these deadlines!

Transcripts
Transcripts may be ordered via Self-Service’s Registration & Records tab, in the “Student Records and Transcripts” area

Degree Audit
Unofficial audit of progress toward degree attainment that reflects courses currently in progress as well as completed. To ensure that the most recent degree audit record has been pulled, check that the “Prepared On” date is today’s date (this information is found at the top left of the audit). Please note that the degree audit system undergoes maintenance nightly starting at 12:00am CST and may be periodically unavailable throughout the night

GPA Calculation
The Office of the Registrar hosts information on how to manually calculate GPA as well as a GPA calculator 

Unofficial Academic History
If you’re instructed to provide an “unofficial copy” of your transcript or need to provide an “academic history,” use Enterprise Self-Service to find this information. Visit Registration & Records -> Student Records and Transcripts -> View Academic History

Popular Resources
The Office of the Registrar maintains an up-to-date list of popular resources that we also recommend bookmarking!

 

Technology

Media Commons
Offers loanable technology, video production studio, audio production and self-use booths, and media technology consultations. Located on the north and east side of the upper level of the Undergrad Library

WebStore
Primary software distribution for the University of Illinois, offering 350 software titles for purchase or download. WebStore also offers training services for students

Technology Services
Provides campus-wide computing, networking, storage, communications, and instructional technology services. Call at (217) 244-7000, email at consult@illinois.edu, or stop in during open hours of Monday – Friday 8am-9pm or Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm at 1211 Digital Computing Lab in Urbana

Kanopy
Free on-demand streaming video with over 26,000 films that include award-winning documentaries and theatrical releases

Digital Library of Illinois
Thousands of free digital books—eBooks and audiobooks—for all ages that can be downloaded to your computer, tablet, or phone via the Libby app 

Illini Union Bookstore
Buy, sell, and rent textbooks! IUB also sells Illini clothing, books for leisure reading, and lots of other gear to use on campus

 

Academic Services & Support

College of Media Forms & Petitions
Is your advisor asking you to submit an “academic petition,” a “professional internship form,” or something else? Check our clearinghouse of college- and campus-level forms 

OMSA Tutoring 
Offers tutoring to all undergraduate students at Illinois. Subjects vary by semester, but have included Biology, Chemistry, Economics, languages other than English, Math, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, and more

Econ Tutoring Center
Free service offered by the Economics department for all undergraduate students who have questions about concepts in their respective classes. Specific homework or test questions must be directed toward discussion TA or instructor during office hours

Statistics Tutoring
Statistics Tutoring is a request service with possibility of associated fees

Writers Workshop
Offers writing consultations, groups, retreats, workshops, and presentations throughout the academic year in order to help students work toward their academic, professional, and personal goals. Get into the habit of having your writing reviewed!

Rosetta Stone
Free lessons offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign library system. Over 30 different languages available. Accessed via desktop or on mobile. Must use your NetID and password for access

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
Learn from a variety of subjects ranging from Photoshop to Python to effective leadership for free through LinkedIn Learning

Khan Academy
Free subject-based education on a variety of subjects including math, humanities, and also includes prep for LSAT and MCAT

Commencement
Information on college- and campus-wide ceremonies can be found here. Also contains helpful details about regalia, tickets, petitions to walk, and more

 

Cultural Centers & Opportunities

Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC)
Provides a safe and welcoming environment for African American students and a resource to the campus-at-large regarding African American contributions and issues. Programs include 100 STRONG, Food for the Soul, the Shelley Ambassadors Program, and more. Visit their beautiful new space at 1212 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Asian American Cultural Center (AACC)
Promotes cross-cultural understanding that supports academic and personal growth of students, along with learning experiences that help shape a lifetime commitment to ethical and engaged citizenship. Programs include Asiafest!, Food for Thought, and more. Located at 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

La Casa Cultural Latina
Promotes welcoming and dynamic atmosphere through the development of educational, cultural, socio-political, and social programs that lead to greater recruitment, retention, advancement, and empowerment of Latina/o students. Programs include Lunch @ La Casa, META, Conéctate, and more. Located at 1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana

LGBT Resource Center
Help in efforts to address homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, and heterosexist attitudes and beliefs on the campus, and to work to make the environment safe and affirming for all students. Located in 323 Illini Union

Native American House
Serves as support and resource center for all American Indian and Alaskan Native students at Illinois. Provides events and programs throughout the year that allow students to enrich their cultural and academic experiences while here. Located at 1206 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Women’s Resources Center
Supports womxn students while catalyzing the development of their personal and professional selves. Also serves as designated provider of confidential advising services to those who have experienced sexual misconduct. Hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm. Located at 616 E. Green St., Champaign, Room 202

Kanopy
Free on-demand streaming video with over 26,000 films that include award-winning documentaries and theatrical releases

Digital Library of Illinois
Thousands of free digital books—eBooks and audiobooks—for all ages that can be downloaded to your computer, tablet, or phone via the Libby app 

 

Housing & Transportation

University Housing
Offers a variety of options to students through their residence halls, Living-Learning Communities, and apartments

Off-Campus Living Community
Supports students residing in privately owned apartments and homes. They’re available to speak one-on-one through appointment, by providing workshops, and they also provide procedural information on filing housing complaints. Formerly called the Tenant Union

Mass Transit District (MTD)
Provides public transportation on the Illinois campus and throughout the Champaign-Urbana area. In addition to fixed routes,  some extended services including ADA Paratransit and SafeRides are also available 

Campus Map
Interactive maps of campus buildings by smoke-free designation, ADA accessibility, and parking. Also provides history of mapping and information about construction

Campus Parking
Offers student parking permits as well as the ability to pay citations online

 

Learning 

Communications Library
Located in room 122 Greg Hall, provides resources and services in subject areas including advertising, broadcast communication and journalism, media studies, public relations, radio, and television. Scanning and printing services also available during open hours

Undergraduate Library
Provides academic, co-curricular, cultural, recreational, and tech support focused on the undergraduate population. Scanning, printing, and room reservations all available

Rosetta Stone
Free lessons offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign library system. Over 30 different languages available. Accessed via desktop or on mobile. Must use your NetID and password for access

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
Learn from a variety of subjects ranging from Photoshop to Python to effective leadership for free through LinkedIn Learning

Khan Academy
Free subject-based education on a variety of subjects including math, humanities, and also includes prep for LSAT and MCAT

Education Abroad (Study Abroad)
This is the main campus study abroad office. They provide a variety of study abroad opportunities including exchange, direct enroll, short-term programs, and more

Illini Union Bookstore
Buy, sell, and rent textbooks! IUB also sells Illini clothing, books for leisure reading, and lots of other gear to use on campus