New Student Information

Overview of Unit One - Information about the unique programs and facilities of Unit One/Allen Hall

Summer 2019 Information for New Students

Unit One Brochure (pdf) - a description of Unit One with pictures

Unit One Courses - online list with links to U of I course catalog

Unit One Courses (pdf) - a pdf that you can print and bring with you to your summer registration meeting with your advisor

Feel free to stop by for a tour of Unit One/Allen Hall. Come to the Allen front desk between 1–4 p.m. during summer registration. The front doors will be locked, so call the front desk to be let in. The number is posted on the door.

Fall 2019 Orientation for New Students

Allen Hall Orientation is a great way to get settled early, meets lots of people in your hall community, and learn about life in Allen Hall and at the University of Illinois. It is entirely organized by returning Allen Hall students. Orientation is open to all students who are new to Allen Hall

Register for Orientation here.

Orientation takes place Tuesday, August 20 at 5 p.m. through Thursday, August 22. If you move in on Tuesday, August 20, I-Guides will help you move in your stuff.

The cost of Orientation is $30. This covers all of your meals before your Housing contract begins and all of the activities of Orientation. By registering for Orientation, you are agreeing to pay this fee. If you need to cancel your registration, please e-mail

Register by August 1 to get an Orientation t-shirt. Online registration is accepted through August 18. After that, you can register when you arrive.