The Illini Union is the perfect venue to plan an event and bring people together. Our Event Services team will assist you in creating lasting memories and successful events that loved ones and colleagues will be talking about for years to come.

***ANNOUNCEMENTs***

MCORE TRANSPORTATION PROJECT UPDATE

As the MCORE project continues, the Illini Union’s north circle drive and entrance is now open for public use. Vehicles should approach the Illini Union from Springfield Ave., travel to Wright Street, go South on Wright Street, and then go East onto Green Street to the Illini Union drive entrance (see Illini Union map). Complete details of this project

ISR Renovation project impact

Starting May 2018, the Illinois Street Residence Hall (ISR) will be undergoing renovation that will transform the dining space in the 53-year-old facility on Green Street. Due to the construction, temporary Housing dining will be offered in collaboration with the Illini Union. This will impact the use of the Colonial Room and 104 on the Union's first floor and the Ballroom on the second floor. Complete details.

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Conferences

The Illini Union has a variety of rooms to hold conferences where students and academics can come together to learn about new developments in their field while forming new relationships with colleagues. 

Lectures 

Over the years, distinguished alumni and guests have come to address our campus community. Actors, artists, innovators, politicians, and more have inspired crowds here at the Illini Union.

Meetings

The Illini Union has the space to accommodate both large and small meetings. Students, staff, faculty, and guests are all welcome to reserve a room.

weddings

Whether returning to that special place where you first met, or simply finding a centralized location to bring two families together, the Illini Union has become popular space for couples to celebrate their vows over the years. The beauty and history of the building serves as an elegant setting for your special day.

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