From where you live to how you spend your free time, we’re committed to providing you a supportive college experience.
Everything we do is rooted in learning. It’s our oldest tradition and even our motto. That’s why 85 percent of classes in over 200+ degree options are taught by professors.
Accepting applications for spring, summer, and fall 2023.
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This year, as a part of #RedbirdImpact Month, help reach our goal of 500 donors and 250 service hours.
With safety measures in place, you are invited to come see campus first hand. It's the best way to experience Illinois State.
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You don't have to look far for a student organization perfect for you.
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Campus is only a small part of a vibrant community.
Our beautiful quad serves as the soul of campus.
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For over 150 years, numerous traditions have shaped our past and continue to shape our future.
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Redbirds come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. With strong networks and resources multicultural and LGBTQ+ students can flourish academically and socially. Find your campus community.
Lifelong friends and lasting memories await with one of our many student organizations. Start your Redbird Life.
Make community service part of your everyday life. Lead the way in community engagement and service learning.