A Collection of all of the Fall Programming, both virtual and in-person, happening NOW #AtTheUnion. Check back often for new events and updates!

fall programming

Coming Up: 

Future's So Bright Virtual 5K Walk-Run - Goes Virtual! 

Join us for the brightest virtual 5K on campus! Complete our 5K by Friday, Oct. 23, record your time, use hashtag #ActiveILLINI, and post your pictures for additional prizes! $1 will go to the Campus Recreation Tony Clements Scholarship.
First 70 registered: Reusable head light
First 200: Neck Gaiter Everyone: Drawstring Backpack, Bookstore Coupon and Sweat Bands provide by Carle Sports Medicine

Register here.
Find more info about logging time and the race here.

Co-sponsored by Illini Union Board, Campus Recreation, Carle Sports Medicine, and the Illini Union.

Quad Party
Join Student Affairs and the Illini Union every Thursday on the Quad from October 1-29 from 6-7:30pm. Enjoy live music and arts. Stay tuned for more updates!
  • October 22:  Crafts and Snacks Pickup Event with Musical Artist
  • October 29: Trick-or-Treating Event from 5-7pm

Crafts & Snacks
Come to the Illini Union North Lounge on these dates from 7-8:30pm for a pickup event with art supplies and snacks!
  • October 22: Pumpkins + Popcorn
  • November 12: Friendship Bracelets + Fruit Snacks

Rec Room - Free Bowling and Billiards!
On Select Days from 5-8pm:
  • Every Wednesday-Saturday until November 20

Weekend Games on the Quad

Every Saturday from 1-3pm until October 31, come out and play while enjoying the fresh air! Free snacks provided. Weather permitting.

Café Movies Series
Every Saturday at 7pm from September 26 until November 14. Click here to view the full schedule of classic films.

Courtyard Café

Noontime Performers
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

Illini Union Board

Short Story Writing Contest
Entry Form and Contest Rules: go.illinois.edu/IUBoardWritingContest 

Trivia Tuesdays
Every Tuesday at 8pm from September 1 to December 8, join virtual Trivia Tuesdays to test your knowledge and win great prizes! Starting on Tuesday, October 6, you can also come in-person to the Trivia event at 8pm in the Courtyard Café. Recurring Zoom link: go.illinois.edu/iuboardtrivianight

Click here to see the Fall 2020 Virtual Illinites Schedule!

Fall Weekend Throwback Films
Click here for the full list of Friday Night Throwback Films!

Art Gallery

Rec Room

Social Contests & Activities

Our friends at Student Affairs

  • Check out all of Campus Rec's virtual group fitness classes, cooking demos, workout plans, and more at their Virtual Programming page here!
  • The Counseling Center has virtual assistance available.
  • Check out this list of virtual programming and activities compiled by Student Affairs. 

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