Students working on group project

Updated Collaboration Stations make group work a breeze

Group work is a college rite of passage and Milner Library is here to help make it easier.
Center for the Performing Arts

Landmark announcement scheduled for September 12

On Thursday, September 12, 2019, the Illinois State University Board of Trustees and President Larry H. Dietz will announce the naming of the College of Fine Arts and the School of Art in...
Donors Fred and Nancy Lutgens

Alums fund field experiences for geography students

In honor of Nancy Lutgen's late father, the Lutgens family gave $45,000 in cash and matching gifts to help establish the James and Lucy Patterson Family Geography Field Trip Endowment to encourage...
Donor Ray Johnson

Ray Johnson ’74 endows scholarship for study abroad travel

Ray Johnson ‘74 has a passion for traveling and philanthropy. He combined and honored his passions by making a gift of $25,000 as part of Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State to...
Illinois State student receives help at Career Center

How to get a jump on turning college into a career

For most students, attending college is at least partly an effort to prepare themselves for a successful career. With that in mind, it makes sense it makes sense to consider how well the school...
Illinois State Vice President for Student Affairs Levester Johnson poses with Reggie Redbird

Video: What is Transfer Day?

In this video, Corey Burgess, University College Orientation and Transition Services Coordinator at Illinois State, answers questions about what to expect from the Transfer Day Program and why...
Transfer student walking at Student Fitness Center at Illinois State

Video: How can transfer students get involved at Illinois State?

In this video Dean of Students John Davenport answers questions about finding like-minded students, pursuing your passions, and becoming a part of the Redbird community.
Student in lobby working on computer

Video: What to know about housing for transfer students

In this video, Guadalupe Montalvo, assistant director of contracts and room assignments for University Housing at Illinois State, answers questions about where you can live and how to find...
students in a line with bags of trash on Alternative Break

From the source: Why students choose Alternative Breaks

There are many reasons students choose to participate in Alternative Break. Hear from some current students on why they dove in and what they've gotten out of the experience.
Male and female volunteers hammering wood

What is Alternative Break? (And what can your college student get out of it?)

College students are taking advantage of school breaks to leave their mark on the world, develop skills, and make great friends thanks to Alternative Break.