University of Illinois at Chicago: Campus Housing — 818 S. Wolcott Avenue (Suite 220), Chicago, Illinois 60612 — 312-355-6300

East Residence Halls

Courtyard (CTY)

The triangular Courtyard (CTY) building is a four-story facility, accommodating about 665 students. CTY houses students in clusters, typically of three doubles and two single rooms sharing a common bathroom. The tower lounge has a magnificent view of the Chicago skyline. The first floor has been designated for the President's Award program.

CTY Contacts

Jacob Hughes Charles E. McPherson, III Amie Schuck

Building & Mailing Address

Courtyard (Room #, including letter)
700 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Each residence hall includes:

  • Air conditioning and heat
  • Free laundry for residents
  • Kitchenettes and vending machines
  • Computer lab
  • Lounges and common areas
  • Walking distance to cafeterias and recreational facilities

Each residence hall bedroom includes:

  • Extra-long twin bed, desk and chair, clothes closet and storage drawers
  • Telephone jack, cable TV connection and high-speed internet connection (including wireless)—additional fees may apply

For information on what to bring with you when you move in, please read Move-In Days.

Resources for CTY

Photographs of CTY

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Newly Renovated Outdoor Courtyard

Newly Renovated Outdoor Courtyard

Typical Room Setups & Hall Floor Plan

Map of Typical Courtyard 8-Person Cluster

Take a Video Tour of CTY

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