University Housing at Illinois University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Student Dining and Residential Programs Building & Nugent Hall

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 Rendering of the entrance to Ikenberry Dining Hall

Ikenberry Dining Hall (south entrance)

  • Dining hall will seat 1200 students (900 on main floor, 300 on second floor)
  • Expanded A La Carte (grab & go), "57 North"
  • Serveries to include a vegetarian/vegan station, a chop house, pizza ovens, and bakery 

Rendering of a room for students with physical disabilities in the new residence hall 

Nugent Hall: Resident Room for Beckwith-Supported Students

  • For Beckwith-supported residents with physical disabilities 
  • Rooms will be located on the first floor of the residence hall
  • Suite-style, configured as two single rooms with a shared bath
  • SureHands ceiling track system transfers resident from bed to bath 
  • Programmable controls for lights, temperature, and window blinds
  • Emergency power outlets will provide electricity during a power outage

 Rendering of a resident room in the new residence hall 

Nugent Hall: Resident Room

  • Larger than current average residence hall room
  • Individual temperature control
  • One data port per person—less need for extension cords
  • Loftable furniture, which can be configured different ways for unique room layouts
  • One bathroom for eight to ten residents

  Aerial view of the long-term redevelopment plan 

Masterplan for Ikenberry Commons Redevelopment

  • SDRP and residence hall are first phase of the plan, in which all current Champaign halls will be replaced with LEED certified buildings
  • Larger community green space will serve as a residential quad

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