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Visit Campus

Come for a visit to see why life here is right for you. Eat lunch in the student center. Soak in the atmosphere on the Quad. This is your chance to see why Illinois State is a place where you want to live and learn.

Open Houses

Open Houses are held several times throughout the year and are the best way for you to learn and see more of Illinois State. Take a campus tour, visit a residence hall, talk with our students, hear about the application and admission process, learn about the majors we offer, talk with various campus representatives, and more.

Daily Campus Visit

Daily Campus Visits are offered most weekdays, Monday through Friday throughout the year, and on scheduled Saturdays from September through April. This two-hour group session includes a presentation by an admissions counselor, a student-led walking tour of campus, and typically a residence hall tour.

Saturday Campus Visits 
Saturday Campus Visits  are offered on select Saturdays from September through April. This two-hour group session includes a presentation by an admissions counselor, a student-led walking tour of campus, and typically a residence hall tour. Saturday Campus Visits start in State Farm Hall of Business. 

Financial Aid and Scholarships Presentations 
Financial Aid and Scholarships Presentations are offered on select Mondays and Fridays during the academic year (October - April). The program is designed to accompany your Daily Campus Visit, providing additional information about costs, financial aid, and scholarships. Space is limited, so please register separately if you wish to join us. 

Group Visits

Group visits are a great opportunity to introduce your group of high school students to Illinois State University.

Residence Hall Tours

Daily Campus Visits and Open Houses typically include a residence hall tour option. You may visit all residence halls during the hours listed below. Additionally, a show room is available during these times in the Community Center of the Cardinal Court student apartment complex, which houses primarily sophomore students.

Monday-Friday 11:30a.m. – 1:30 p.m & 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Saturday 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Our residence halls are secured by electronic access 24-hours a day. Upon arrival, please use the telephone system outside the building entrance to contact the front desk. A tour guide will be happy to show you around the building 

Appointments are not necessary Monday through Saturday during these scheduled hours. To make an appointment outside of scheduled hours, please call University Housing Services at (309) 438-8611 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Please allow sufficient time for arrangements to be made. For more information about living on campus, visit Housing.IllinoisState.edu.

Can't Attend?

If you are unable to participate in the above options, you may schedule an appointment with an admissions representative. Thank you for calling ahead, (309) 438-2181 or (800) 366-2478.

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Getting to Illinois State

  • Get driving directions to campus.
  • Office of Admissions is located in Hovey Hall, room 201. Visit our Campus Map for detailed information on parking, building locations, and other information about Illinois State's campus.
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