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Illinois State University Accommodation, On-Campus and Off-Campus Options

You are required to live on campus for two years from the time of high school graduation if you are enrolled in Academic English + International Year One, International Year One, or Undergraduate Direct. International students who live on campus live in the Hewett -Manchester residence hall complex. The complex is a short distance from Milner Library and the Student Center and offers themed living-learning communities that group students who have common academic interests. For graduate students and those enrolled only in Academic English, Illinois State University offers numerous resources for students to find off-campus housing.


Student Residences at Illinois State

Living on campus gives students the opportunity to interact with other undergraduate students within conveniently located residence halls. Residence halls plan hundreds of educational, social and recreational programs each year making it easy to make friends. Students can also enjoy several amenities such as computer labs, study areas, wifi and nearby fitness and laundry centers.

About this room

Double rooms have a shared, centralized bathroom.Pricing for a Double Room with shared, centralized bathroom is $7,480 per semester during the 2021-22 academic year. This price includes a 7-day per week meal plan.


Items that come in your room:

  • Beds

  • Dressers

  • Desks

  • Desk chairs

  • WiFi

  • Cable TV outlets

Next steps

Simply select your preferred accommodation option as part of the Illinois State University application process.