Getting to campus couldn’t be more convenient. Our student apartments are only two blocks from West University Avenue and less than a 20-minute walk from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Designed with today’s students in mind, our community has everything new transfers require to achieve the ultimate work-life balance, including stylishly furnished apartments and luxurious community amenities.
It’s easy to be productive when there are private study rooms and a computer lounge just steps from your door. Whether you’re working on homework or preparing for an exam, the ideal study space is readily available.
Surround yourself with luxury inside one of our spacious two-, three-, or four-bedroom transfer student apartments. Each is furnished with designer-style furniture, stainless steel appliances, and high-speed internet.
The Retreat At Illinois makes it easy for new residents, including transfer students, to settle into off campus housing near UIUC. Our furnished apartments offer all of the necessary accommodations to live comfortably, such as private bedrooms and bathrooms, full kitchens, in-unit washers and dryers, and high-speed Internet. Our roommate-matching services join together new arrivals with residents who share similar characteristics. And our community amenities, which include a swimming pool, fitness center, and game room, serve as recreational areas where all residents can have fun, make friends, and experience the best aspects of student life at UIUC.
Imagine how much time you’ll have for other activities (studying, recreation, socializing) when your walk to the UIUC campus is less than 20 minutes. Or hop on the Illini 22N bus and arrive to class in half of the time!
It’s a 5-minute drive to Market Place Shopping Center, which has T.J. Maxx, Barnes & Noble, Panera Bread, and more. And just down the road from there are Target, Walmart Supercenter, and Starbucks.
The excitement of downtown Urbana is 1.2 miles away. There you’ll find Urbana’s Market at the Square plus numerous bars, restaurants, and coffee shops nestled around the intersection of West Main and South Race streets.