Partner with the Illini Union Courtyard Café for your next occasion! Registered Organizations and campus departments are welcome to utilize the Courtyard Café for events that are open to the campus community. The stage provides an ideal space for music, comedy, viewings, lectures, and much more.


Café Movies - Fall 2020
Come and enjoy one of these classic films every Saturday at 7pm from September 26-November 14!

  • 9/26 – Shawshank Redemption
  • 10/3 – Batman 1989
  • 10/10 – Clue
  • 10/17 – Robocop
  • 10/24 – Men in Black
  • 10/31 – Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 11/7 – Space Jam
  • 11/14 – Blues Brothers

Courtyard Café is an entertaining, cultural, and social hub with something to offer everyone. Have a great idea for a event? We've got people to help with that. Fill out the online space request form to get started, and you will be contacted shortly by staff.

Noontime Performances

Every weekday at noon! Find these talented Illini on the Illini Union Facebook Livestream

Performer Schedule
 – Becky Song
Tuesday – Patrick An
Wednesday – Michael Skibski 
Thursday – Clint Moon 

Friday – Eric Shin

If you are interested in performing, please send a performance video to the Courtyard Cafe program coordinator.

You must play an instrument (vocals encouraged, but optional) and have enough material to fill one full hour. Your musical style also must fit a coffeehouse atmosphere.

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