Illini Union

Illini Union Board

-September Art Gallery Exhibit Opening Sept 2 at 4:30pm
September Exhibit: Pandemic Abstractions Art by Jay Daugherty

-Labor Day Cookout + Movie on the Quad

Monday, September 6
6:00pm Cook out 8:30pm Jumanji: The Next Level

September 10 – Back to Business Illinites!
8pm | I-Rooms
Inflatable games, a crane machine, prizes, airbrush tattoos, karaoke, and free food.

Full schedule here

-Open Mic Night September 16th 7-8:30pm
Sign up here!


– Trivia Tuesdays: Every Tuesday through Dec 7!

PM | In-person Courtyard Cafe + Zoom
Win prizes with the board in person in the Courtyard Cafe or online at

-Crafts + Snacks – Select Thursdays
7PM | Courtyard Cafe These grab-and-go events on select Thursdays are presented by the Illini Union Board and will be hosted in the Illini Union Courtyard Cafe:

-Sep 9 | Crafts + Snacks: Frisbees + Fruit
-Sep 23 | Crafts + Snacks: Rocks + Rolls
-Oct 7 | Crafts + Snacks: Illini + Ice Cream
-Oct 21 | Crafts + Snacks: Glassware & Gummies

-Fall 2021 Film Series
Every Friday + Saturday night a new film will be showing, starting at 7pm. In-Person in the Pine Lounge. In-person with masks. Full schedule here.

-Art Gallery
August 2021: Serious Silliness: the adventures of agerAnter by Steve Sager & Howard Kanter Video Experience here.

September 2021: Pandemic Abstractions by Jay Daugherty Video + Photo Experience to come.

-Noontime Performers- Every Weekday at Noon 


-Musical Mondays – Every Monday at 7PM
-Courtyard Karaoke – Every Wednesday at 7PM
-Friday Funnies – Every Friday at 7PM

-Dads Weekend: Oct 29-31
-Moms Weekend: April 1-3
Scholarships + Awards: King Dad Applications are now open! Due by September 30


Fall 2021 Classic bowling league will start on Sunday, September 12.
Fall 2021 Lunchtime bowling league starts Friday, September 10 at Noon.

Register at the Illini Union Rec Room.

Bowl off Steam: Dec 10-17 | Finals week special: $4 Bowling + Billiards

Behind the Lanes virtual look.

Social Contests & Activities
-Illini Union & Campus Rec Instagram Story BINGO. Find in the Virtual Story  Highlight on our Instagram. @IlliniUnion
-Illinois This or That on Instagram Story
-You Can Only Choose 3… Illinois landmarks!
-Zoom Backgrounds #NoPlaceLikeIllinois
-Draw Yourself: Illini Edition
-National Pet Day

Our friends at Student Affairs
-Check out all of Campus Rec’s virtual group fitness classes, cooking demos, workout plans, and more at their Virtual Programming!
Check out this list of virtual programming and activities compiled by Student Affairs.