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Apply for Housing

The 2024/2025 Housing Application is available. Be part of a community and apply for housing today!

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Prospective Students

Learn more about living on campus as a First Year Freshman, Transfer, or Graduate Student.

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Fall 2024 Move-In Guide

We’re excited to have you join our community. To ensure a smooth transition, we’ve created a comprehensive Move-In Guide that covers everything you need to know for your arrival and settling in. This guide includes important information about important dates, loft kits, and much more!

Submit a Work Order

Use the “Room Work Orders” button if you're having issues with keys, electrical, plumbing, need a repair, or other maintenance performed that DOES NOT involve The Internet. The PDF contains instructions for submitting a request.

Instructions on how to fill out a Room Work Order (pdf)

Use the “Technology Only” button if you're having issues with internet related problems. Just fill out the form and submit your order. These will be reviewed and submitted to UIS IT for work.

Residence Life Handbook

The Residence Life staff is dedicated and committed to providing you with a safe, clean living environment and developing an informed, responsible community. For questions not answered here, please contact your Resident Assistant or Resident Director; or visit, call, or email the Department of Residence Life in the Homer Butler Commons.

360 Virtual Campus Tour

Take a tour of the UIS Campus virtually! Learn more about the many exciting and fulfilling opportunities we offer our Prairie Stars.

Get a first-hand look at the Housing Options offered by the Department of Residence Life, check out our virtual tours!

Contact Us

(217) 206-6190

(217) 206-7821


Postal Mail:

Department of Residence Life Central Office University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS HBC1
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Regular Academic Year and Holiday Hours

Visit our Contact page for more info and our main office hours of operation