Illini Tower

409 E Chalmers St, Champaign, IL 61820
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Resident 2019 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/11/2019
I honestly do not recommend this place at all. They lure you in with spacious rooms and a "9,998" lease but in reality you end up paying way more than that. The wifi is terrible, the washing machines never work, and neither do the dryers. The… See More
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Neon.Riahn • Prospective Resident Visited 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 07/12/2019
I was a prospective student at UICI and I toured a lot of housing options on campus. Everyone tells you that the nicest options are Greek houses, Bromely, or Illini Towers (IT). So I looked at those, some of the public dorms, and IT was by… See More
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Resident 2018 - 2019 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/26/2019
---- all this. the heat broke and staff told me that i need to wait for a couple of days for them to fix it? the food especially the breakfast is so ----ed just random ---- every single time and they do the bacon like ----.… See More
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Resident 2018 Recommended
Reviewed 12/18/2018
I love the space of the rooms here. The food, customer service, programs, and staff are great here. The most favorite program I have in mind for Illini-Tower is the Midnight Pancake event. The food was helpful for my study break in finals week. I have… See More
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Resident 2017 - 2018 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/16/2018
The most awful experience that I ever have.The RAs are reckless and mindless...................................................
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Nujia_C • Resident 2015 - 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/03/2018
horrible place only thinking of take your money. I lived here for one year but it's the a regretful decision that I waste so much money in the first year. All the settings like internet and heat are barely used. Internet will cut off almost everyday… See More
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ehoff • Resident 2017 Recommended
Reviewed 11/29/2017
I am a sophomore living in Illini Tower this year with a group of friends. We are living in a corner room together, and we could not be happier with our choice. As I understand it, they are under new management as of very recent (I… See More
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chenl9898 • Resident 2015 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 12/13/2016
Great location. Good food (most of the time). Most of the time it's nice and quiet, private rooms help with controlling noise. Staff are very helpful, rooms are apt style so bigger and more comfortable compared to most University housing rooms-- big fridge, only had to… See More
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Gem Millers • Resident 2015 - 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/05/2016
They will take your money and make you live in a --------. Basically the price is so expensive compared to other apartments. Also, the room is extremely dirty and old (the smell is terrible in the corridor as well). Moreover, the staff is just plain bad.… See More
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cathybrs • Resident 2015 - 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/03/2016
The worst place to live at UIUC. You can hear everyone from the outside, and they can all hear you. Maintenance is reallllyyyy inefficient, and the staff can be very rude (as opposed to when you came for a room tour). The rooms are very expensive… See More
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reviewer1109 • Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/03/2015
Do NOT, for ANY REASON, lease with Illini Tower. It's too expensive for it's poorness of quality. First, the wifi here will make you want to rip your hair out. It is terribly slow and only works about half of the time. Because I used my… See More
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ChampaignStudent • Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/16/2015
Such a miserable place. Campus Living Villages should be hit with a lawsuit for neglect and mistreatment of its residents. They shut off the heat during the winter to save money, and they also shut off the AC sometimes in the Fall and Spring. Many residents… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/03/2015
Illini tower sucks. Plain and simple. It's extemely expensive for what you get. They talk a lot of talk but once you live here you will understand that they really just put on a show so you'll sign the contract and then won't give a crap… See More
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Robin Wang • Resident 2013 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/06/2014
Parents and students, please avoid Illini Tower, avoid Campus Living Villages properties, so you will avoid trouble and unhappiness ahead. Not to mention canned food, dirty rooms which other people already mentioned. My daughter and her 3 roommates also had to work on the toilet every… See More
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fuckillinitower • Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/28/2013
I lived at this apartment for the 2012-2013 school year, and although the tour makes it look nice, I primarily chose it for the location, as it was two blocks away from the University of Illinois' quad. The location is pretty much all it has going… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 03/20/2013
I am really enjoying living here. I talked to a few people who lived here before I moved in and I got mixed reviews about the place. I think a lot of the complaints are from people who have never lived on their own before. Whenever… See More
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Resident 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/31/2012
HAHA this place is awful. Even the RA's have been dropping like flies. Food is all canned and not maintained properly. Rooms get cleaned weekly but that is only because of the head housekeeper who most likely wont be working here much longer. Maintenance doesn't get… See More
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Resident 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/12/2012
This place is HORRIBLE. I lived here for my freshman year and it was a complete disaster. The place is corrupt they mistreat their workers and RAs and are very manipulative with the students. Not secure at all, stranger walked into my bedroom during unofficial when… See More
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Resident 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/24/2012
It's a shame what the Campus Living Villages company has done to this building since taking over. This used to be one of the hottest dorms on campus and is now probably one of the worst. Everything is cheap. The corporate offices are looking to squeeze… See More
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Resident 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/31/2012
Probably the worst dorm on campus. The company that runs this building are probably the worst business people ever. I lived here as a resident and an RA. They do not care about the residents and they treat all of their staff like complete ----. The… See More
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davidtaschner • Resident 0 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/08/2012
My roommates and I have struggled with one person in the room who is unbelievably ignorant and obnoxious. He wrecks the room, does drugs here, publicly masterbates, (multiple accounts) and causes grief to everyone around him. What has Illini Tower done? Nothing. For five months we… See More
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Resident 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/27/2011
If you are a serious student, Illini Tower is not the place for you. Studying and sleeping in your room is virtually impossible due to the thin walls and noisy, inconsiderate residents. Maintenance is lousy. Nothing is ever fixed that stays fixed. The food is generally… See More
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Resident 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 04/25/2011
loved it. would like to stay longer, but graduation calls. really like the new game room and movie theatre. food was plentiful and menu changed alot. new manager came in and is friendly. I would stay here again.
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Resident 2010 - 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/07/2011
Illini Tower is the worst place I have lived since being at the University of Illinois. University housing was a million times better. Illini Tower is not worth its cost by any means. The food is horrible, and there is no variety. Maintenance requests are not… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/11/2009
Living in Illini Tower (IT), Champaign, IL has been a spectacular experience for me. Not only do they have intelligent staffs, ingenious cooks, a perfect set of security system, excellent internet connection, and a nice, artistic location, their rent is much below expectation too! IT really… See More
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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,514

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    $800

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    Studio

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    $2,382

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    $2,376

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    $2,104

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    $1,300

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    $1,059

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