STUDENT GUIDE TO
CHAMPAIGN, IL

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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A Brief History of UIUC

Illinois is known for many things — Millennium Park, Lincoln Park Zoo, Shawnee National Forest, Wrigley Field, the Garden of the Gods, Navy Pier, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Starved Rock State Park, and much more. Throughout this great state, another noteworthy claim to fame includes universities with a rich background of academic […]

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Gearing Up for Cold Weather

The cold weather has come to Champaign, but it’s only going to get worse. That’s why it’s important to gear up and make sure that you’re prepared for winter. Get cozy and stay warm this holiday season with these cold-weather tips. Cold Weather Clothes to Wear Put on Layers: Prevent frostbite by layering up first […]

The Best Indoor Activities in Champaign

Winter weather can really put a damper on social plans. Thankfully, there are options near the University of Illinois campus that allow you to enjoy a fun time without suffering through snow and ice. Here’s a list of ways to stay social in the wintertime that are unique to the Champaign area. YMCA It might […]

Brick entrance sign at UIUC campus

How Handshake Is Helping UIUC Students Land a Job After College

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has engineered a genius platform for students and graduates to find a job after they graduate. The job recruiting platform is called Handshake, and it helps students connect with local businesses that are looking to hire. These local employers are specifically interested in UIUC students, making the platform very […]

State Farm Center

Fun Things for Students to Do in Champaign-Urbana, IL

The State Farm Center lit up at night, Photo by Gct13 via Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0   Champaign-Urbana (CU) is a great city for students because it offers fun things to do that cater to many different interests. CU is home to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where student life is full of activities. There […]