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COMMUNITY CONNECTION

A monthly PCH Resident Newsletter brought to you by the Housing Information Office

 
 
NOVEMBER 2017
 
 
SAVE THE DATE!
Sunday, December 4th @ 6pm-8pm
WINTERFEST-SAVE THE DATE
 

WinterFest is an event for PCH residents by Private Certified Housing! This will be a great time learn about campus resources, meet new people and WIN amazing prizes. You will not want to miss this end of the year celebration!

 
 
 
Renew Your Space in Certified Housing
Are you ready to select your room for next year?
 
 Renew Your Certified Housing
 

Many PCH facilities have began to accept housing contracts/leases for the 2017-2018 academic year! Be sure to check with your PCH facility to find out the details on cost, availablity and when you can reserve your space for next year.

 

 
 
Haiti Disaster Relief
Together We Can
 

Hurricane Matthew devasted Haiti on October 3, 2016.

Check the front desk at your PCH facility for opportunities to donate to the Haiti Disaster Relief.

 

 
 
Study and Travel
Have you ever imagined class on the beach?
 
Study Abroad 
 

Many Illini students take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime Study Abroad experience! The Illinois Abroad office offers many resources for students who are interested in exploring a new country, learning a new language or engaging in service opportunities. Whether you want to study in Europe, Australia or Africa the Illinois Abroad office has walk-in appointments to help you decide the best program for your career, academic, financial or personal pursuits. 

Check out the Events and Deadline Calendar for a Walk-In Advising Appointment. 

 
 
Illini Alerts
Are you receiving the Alerts?
 
 Illini Alerts on your phone
 

In the event of an emergency, students, faculty and staff can be alerted of the most up-to-date information regarding campus safety and emergency. 

Sign up for Illini Alerts NOW! Remember, you can also add your family members to receive the Illini Alerts as well.

 
 
Healthy You, Healthy University
 
Flu Shots and more 
 
FLU Shots

The McKinley Health Center is offering Flu shots (influenza vaccine) at no charge to all U of I students who have paid the Health Service Fee. A University of Illinois ID card must be presented at the time of service. Flu Shots are available 10am-430pm Monday-Friday for benefit eligible Students, State Employees and Retirees. 

Check out the McKinley calendar for updated information and additional locations that offer services.

 
 
 Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
 
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

 

As you know, the single best way to prevent spread of infectious illness is to wash your hands.

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease spreads from an infected person to others through:

  • Close contact, such as kissing, hugging, or sharing cups and eating utensils
  • Coughing and sneezing
  • Contact with feces, for example when changing a diaper
  • Contact with blister fluid
  • Touching objects or surfaces that have the virus on them

For more information please CLICK HERE!

 
 
Your Vote, Your Voice
Did you know you can vote on campus?
Where can I vote on campus?
 

It is time to vote for the next President of the United States. Take advantage of early voting held at the Illini Union, Federal Room (Basement) or at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC). You can cast your ballot Monday-Friday beginning at 10am-6pm or Saturday, November 5th at 9am-12pm or Sunday, November 6th at 1pm-4pm. 

Forget to register? Click Here to learn more about Grace Period registration. 

 
 
Fall Break Housing
What are your plans for Thanksgiving Break?

Fall break is November 19th-November 27th.  Some PCH facilities will be open with limited or no dining services available. Check with your facility to learn about break housing. Remember, if your facility's dining is not available; you can also purchase Illini Cash to dine in University Dining locations and other campus restuarants!

To purchase Illini Cash

 

 
 

UNIVERSITY HOUSING INFORMATION OFFICE University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mail: 100 Clark Hall, MC-548 | Office: 100 Clark Hall
1203 S. Fourth Street | Champaign, IL 61820-6982
Phone: (217) 333-1420 | Fax: (217) 244-7073
certhsg@illinois.edu | www.certified.housing.illinois.edu

 

 

Join the Certified Housing Facebook page and add your beautiful pictures of Fall! 

  
 
 
 
 
Fall Checklist
 

Consider these activities for the autumn season. Post your favorite Fall pics on Facebook!! #PCHFALLBUCKETLIST