Welcome to the Illini Union, Class of 2025! This page has all the links for you to navigate and check out what the Illini Union offers and great ways to get involved at the University of Illinois. This isn't everything. But a good overview. We encourage you to browse throughout the website to see everything that is available.
Employment: Earn money with us! Apply Today
Illinois students enjoy working at the Union because it provides a foundation for their future success. As they gain leadership, organizational and networking skills, they develop into well-rounded individuals prepared to achieve their dreams upon graduation.
Illini Union Hotel: Stay with us! Book today!
When you are able to visit campus, the on-campus Illini Union Hotel is the official hotel of the University of Illinois. We are excited to host families, alumni, faculty, and visitors to the only hotel on the Quad! All reservations at the Illini Union Hotel support student activities and events. Visit: IlliniUnionHotel.illinois.edu to make a reservation.
Rec Room: Come play! Sign up for our newsletter and enter to win a prize
The Illini Union Rec Room offers 14 bowling lanes, 12 billiards/pool tables, and multiple video games and pinball games. Check out all of the offerings and specials.
Illini Union Board: Party with us! Join Us
The Ilini Union Board is comprised of eleven different programming areas in order to provide a large variety of options for you to join in and get involved. The IU Board has planned thousands of events over the years, ranging from lectures and comedians to weekend concerts and cultural programs to the tradition of monthly Illinites. The Board provides real-world experience for students interested in improving their organizational skills and professional training. Connect with us today!
Restaurants at the Union: Eat with us! Join our mailing list to receive specials and coupons
The Illini Union offers so many tasty choices, it's hard to make a decision about where to satisfy your taste buds! Auntie Anne's, Blaze Pizza, Einsteins Bros. Bagels, Garbanzo Mediterranen Grill, Qdoba Mexican Grill, the Quad Shop, and Starbucks are all available to you. Around campus you will find Espresso Royale, Einstein Bros Bagels, Nic's Cafe, Jitters Cafe, and more Starbucks! See complete listing, hours, and menus.
Parent and Family Programs Office (PFPO): Connect with us! Sign up for parent communications
The PFPO communicates with and provides Illinois parents and families with the tools necessary to develop a productive and supportive relationship throughout the college experience. PFPO endeavors to give the best resources to educate families how to best mentor and coach their college student and help them take the necessary steps to ensure a bright future. 2020-2021 PFPO Resource Guide | 2020-2021 PFPO Wall Calendar
Illini Union Bookstore: Shop with us! Secure your textbooks today
As the university’s official bookstore, the Illini Union Bookstore is the premiere place for students to rent or purchase textbooks. In addition to textbooks, course materials are available, as well as Illini merchandise to show your school spirit. The Amazon@Illinois pick-up location, offering safe and secure Amazon delivers, is located inside the Bookstore. Starbucks, PNC Bank, and the i-card office are also conveniently located inside the Bookstore. All purchases at the Bookstore help support student programs and activities at the Illini Union.
Illini Union Tech Zone: Game with us! Check out all our Tech
The Illini Union Tech Zone, an authorized Apple Campus Store, is the official computer store of the University of Illinois. Enjoy educational pricing on computers, laptops and tablets, including Apple, Microsoft Surface, and Dell. Located inside the Illini Union, the Tech Zone has a wide range of accessories, like Beats headphones, Apple Watches, Airpods, cables, keyboards, external drives, gaming items, and more. It also offers in-house repair services and free consultation for your needs. All purchases at the Tech Zone help support student programs and activities at the Illini Union.
Illini Union Quad Shop: Snack with us! Check it out
No need to run all over campus looking for what you need just stop by the Illini Union Quad Shop. Offering everything from a cup of joe to breakfast on the go, the Illini Union Quad Shop is the university's very own corner store. Besides tasty eats and drinks, it has everyday convenience items you may need at a moment's notice.
Illini Cash: Add it!
Illini Cash offers convenience for students, faculty, and staff to use your i-card for purchases. No need to carry cash, as Illini Cash is accepted at numerous locations on campus. Adding Illini Cash to your i-card is a quick and convenient way to purchase food, books, computer equipment, printing, and other select services across campus.