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Illini Union Events Calendar

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students laughing during Friday Funnies at the Courtyard Café

Courtyard Café

The Courtyard Café is the central location of the Illini Union. Pick up Starbucks, study, meet friends, listen to music, and more! Everyday from Noon-1pm is Noontime Performers. Every night of the week there is a different program happening.
aquaman pine lounge

Weekend Film Series

Every Friday and Saturday night at 7pm in the Pine Lounge, you can enjoy a FREE movie. Join your friends to watch the latest blockbuster movies before they are streaming. Popcorn is available while supplies last.
Art Gallery

Art Gallery

The Illini Union is proud to feature artwork from local and national artists, as well as from the university community. Each month a different artist will be featured. The first Thursday of the month will be an opening celebration, featuring the artist.



The Illini Union Bookstore, the official bookstore of the University of Illinois, is one of the largest independent college bookstores in the country. 

The Illini Union Tech Zone, the official computer store of the University of Illinois, has all of your Tech Needs covered. 

Shop today! All purchases support the Illini Union events and activities.

Illini Union Hotel


Stay with us in the heart of the University of Illinois campus and be filled with the Illini spirit in the iconic campus building. You can enjoy restaurants, event spaces, bowling, billiards, shopping, and more all under one roof. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your stay more pleasant.