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  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker (as well as tea)
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board – AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
  • Wi-Fi
  • 42” flat screen TV
  • Complimentary breakfast voucher ($5 value) at participating dining partners (Einstein Bros. Bagels, Qdoba, Quad Shop, Starbucks)
  • Vending rooms on each floor, offering a microwave, soda machine, and ice machine – CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE
  • Computer/printer for guest use on 4th floor
  • Discount at Illini Union Rec Room
  • FREE access to premier Campus Recreation facilities: ARC and CRCE
  • FREE parking adjacent to the Illini Union


FREE parking is adjacent to the Illini Union. Lot D11 parking spaces are for Illini Union Hotel guests and you will be given a pass upon request at check-in. Explore parking options. Need directions? Just type in your address and we’ll see you soon.

Fitness / Recreation

Campus Recreation: Hotel guests have FREE access to premier training and recreation facilities through Campus Recreation. Amenities include indoor pools, indoor running tracks, fitness equipment, free weights, and more. Additional fees for group fitness classes and climbing wall. Request a pass at the Hotel front desk.

Illini Union Rec Room: Located in the lower level of the Illini Union, the Rec Room is your place for bowling, billiards, games, and fun. As a hotel guest, simply show your room key at the Rec Room, and you receive a discount on the public rate (pay the same as students). Bowling: $3.75 + shoe rental – savings over $1.50 off public rate; Billiards: $6/hr – savings of $2 off public rate

Illini Union Dining


Enjoy a cup of coffee with the company that has been around since 1971. Starbucks Coffee Company now has a convenient location at the Illini Union Courtyard Café! Grab a drink or treat on the go, or sit and enjoy your time in the brand new state of the art café.

Where: Courtyard Cafe

Hours: Everyday: 7am-11pm

Quad Shop

Quad Shop is Illini Union's very own corner store! Gluten-free products, bottled drinks, candy, cookies and frozen meals are just a few of the many offerings. Illini gear, school supplies and magazines are on hand too. Try our delicious freshly popped popcorn!

Where: Main Level Southwest Wing

Hours: Everyday: 8am-5pm

Einstein Bros Bagels

Bagels have never been so versatile! Dine on everything from turkey wraps to bagel dogs to egg sandwiches. Don't forget to grab a cup of Darn Good Coffee in the morning to start the day off.

Where: Lower Level

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-1pm; Sat/Sun: closed

Blaze Pizza

Fresh, made-from-scratch dough. Healthful, artisanal ingredients on the assembly line. Inventive to classic. You decide. Blazing hot oven + dedicated pizzasmith + 180 seconds = fast-fire’d, perfectly crisp perfection. Sound good? Enjoy the rest of your day.

Where: Lower Level

Hours: Monday-Friday: 11am-5pm

Tropical Smoothie

We make eating better easy breezy with fresh, made-to-order smoothies, wraps, sandwiches and flatbreads that instantly boost your mood.

Where: Main Level Southwest Wing

Hours: Everyday: 8am-8pm

Just BEE Acai

What is Acai? It is a fruit that come directly from açaí palm trees. These small, dark-purple berries pack a nutrient punch with a whole host of antioxidants, amino acids and essential fatty acids. Açaí berries truly do the body good from the inside out, with health benefits such as increased energy levels, a boosted immune system, improved metabolic function, and better hair and skin. They taste AMAZING, especially when topped with additional powerhouse foods such a fresh fruit, homemade granola, chia seeds, coconut flakes, nut butter, local honey and more!

Where: Main Level Southwest Wing

Hours: Tues-Sat: 10:30am-3pm