Visitors

At the crossroads between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, the University of Illinois welcomes thousands of visitors each year. You will find the campus community welcoming and eager to make your visit worthwhile.

Campus Visits and Tours

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions offers information sessions and campus tours throughout the year to prospective students and their families. For reservations, call 217-333-0824.

Making Plans

Previewing the Campus

  • Campus overview
    Information and links about faculty, academics, and research at Illinois.
  • Explore Illinois
    An introduction to the campus in pictures and anecdotes.
  • Online campus tours
    Take a look at the state-of-the-art facilities on campus, tour the University's Observatory, constructed in 1896, or check out University Housing.

Popular Destinations

  • Athletics
    Schedules for sporting events and supporting Fighting Illini athletics
  • Campus Arts and Culture
    More information on the performing arts, museums and collections
  • University Library
    One of the largest public university library collections in the world