Life in Champaign

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A micro-urban community in the heartland.

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Parkland is No.听1听in student transfers to the , a top research university located in our backyard. A major benefit to living near the University of Illinois is the access to sporting events and world-class entertainment at venues such as , , and the .

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As a Parkland student, you will not only have the opportunity to become part of our vibrant campus community听but of our community听as a whole. A wide range of housing options are available to you, from historic apartments to brand-new high rises. We even have apartment complexes located adjacent to campus, if you like to hit the snooze button but want to make it to campus on time.

Get to know Champaign-Urbana