About Newman Hall at UIUC

You Belong
at Newman Hall at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Newman Hall is a private certified student housing facility at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, housing UIUC freshmen and above. As the premier private UIUC student residence hall, Newman Hall offers Illini freshmen, upperclassmen, and graduate students a supportive, welcoming, and dynamic student community, right at the heart of the Urbana-Champaign campus.

Newman Hall is a true home away from home at the University of Illinois. With spacious and updated student suite-style housing or traditional residence hall-style rooms, Newman Hall offers University of Illinois students some of the best rooms on campus, all within steps of the UIUC Main Quad, Gies College of Business, and UIUC South Quad. There's no better location on campus!

Plus at Newman Hall at UIUC, you'll find tons of extras included, like weekly housekeeping, an on-site Fitness Center and library, game lounges, private study and meeting rooms, music practice facilities, free laundry, high bandwidth WiFi, free printing, and more. Plus, you'll find the best student dining hall on campus in our Dining Room.


Best of all, you'll have 24-hour access to the beautiful St. John's Catholic Chapel, plus access to dozens of student-focused Catholic Illini ministries.


Future Illini won't find a more active, welcoming, and dynamic student-living community on campus than Newman Hall. Newman Hall residents can take advantage of regular events and student programs on their residence hall floor, plus monthly Hall-wide social events. Or, take advantage of our dozens of student-focused Catholic campus ministry programs, like our retreats, Catholic Illini small groups, daily Catholic sacraments, and so much more!


You can apply to live at Newman Hall at the same time that you submit your application for admission to the University of Illinois! Offering the best freshmen student housing at UIUC, rooms at Newman Hall go fast, so you'll want to apply as soon as you submit your UIUC application. The student housing application is FREE, so there's no risk. After the UIUC admission decision date, you'll have the opportunity to lock in your room style at Newman Hall. No lottery, no waiting - you'll know exactly where you'll be living when you get to campus.


See for yourself why you belong at Newman Hall at the University of Illinois! Stop by for a tour, offered from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday-Saturday, while you're on campus.