Bird's Eye ViewSchedule your visit this fall
and experience our new Bird’s Eye View, offering spectacular views from the top of Watterson Towers—the tallest point between Chicago and St. Louis.
Strong and Steady
There's never been a better time to be a Redbird. That's why our last three freshman classes have been our largest in three decades
Emmy-winner and School of Theatre and Dance alum Jane Lynch stars in Illinois State’s new TV commercial, debuting this fall. Watch a sneak peek
Dining at Illinois State
Our on-campus dining options are ranked in the Top 10 percent among U.S. colleges, with meal plans and nutritious menu options
to fit your needs.
Urban education leaders
Our Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline’s immersive fellowship and summer residency program was featured on the PBS NewsHour national newscast