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Residence Halls & Greek Court Move In
Thursday, August 17th at 9:00 a.m.

University Apartments 
Thursday, August 17th, 7:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Friday, August 18th, 7:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Saturday, August 19th, 7:00 a.m. - Noon

University Court
Thursday, August 17th, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday, August 18th, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 19th, Noon - 3:00 p.m.


Each resident should report to the residence hall or apartment complex which they are assigned for check-in. At check-in residents will receive their keys and a room condition form. It's important to fill out the room condition form as accurately as possible, and note if there are any pre-existing facility issues. This will allow staff to better address those issues and provide a clear record of responsibility.

Housing and Dining Services
Office Opening Hours

Housing:(217) 581-5111
Dining: (217) 581-5733
Thursday, August 17th 
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday, August 18th
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 19th
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Take advantage of our extended Housing & Dining office hours on Thursday – Saturday to purchase dining dollars. Come in early to beat the rush!


  • After a busy day of moving your student in, please join us for a complimentary meal in the South Quad on Thursday, August 17 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

  • Dining Centers open Friday, August 18 during their regular scheduled hours. Check the menu for what is being served and specific times. Dining dollars can be used in the University Food Court and Java B & B as soon as you arrive on campus.




Prior to Move In:

After Move In:

Assignment Newsletter  Dining Menu/Serving Times
What to Bring/Not Bring Reporting Room Repairs
What to Do Upon Arrival Getting Involved on Campus
Campus Map  
Bringing your computer
...what you need to know
Renters Insurance   
Driving Directions Map   
Move-In Newsletter


Helpful Links:

TV Connection and setup Movies On Demand
TV Compatibility
ResNet, WIFI, Safe Connect,
and Computer Connectivity 
Work Order Form Alert EIU
Furniture in Rooms Look Around Campus