The Commuter Student Resource Center offers several different types of spaces to make your day as a commuter student run more smoothly. We’ve turned our space into a comfortable, warm, and friendly environment for you to use at your leisure.

During the academic year, the CSRC is open Monday – Thursday 7:30am to 6pm, and Friday 7:30am to 5pm.

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Lounge Space

The lounge consists of armchairs and sofas to rest and recharge, snack, or talk quietly with your friends.

Study Spaces

CSRC has individual study desks, larger study tables, outlets, and lighting conducive to a study environment. Reservable study spaces are available for those group study sessions.

Kitchen

The CSRC is equipped with a kitchen that features microwaves, a sink, a public refrigerator and public freezer. This is a great space to store your lunch and save some money.

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Lockers and Showers

Weekly and semester lockers are available to reserve for commuters to have a space to store their books and personal items. Adjacent showers make the combination perfect for commuters who bike.

Multipurpose Room

The Multipurpose Room is a room adjacent to the main area of the CSRC that can be reserved for programming and events. When not reserved for an event, this room is free to use for studying.

Lactation Rooms

Private lactation facilities are available. The rooms feature power outlets, comfortable seating, a baby changing station, and a rack to hold clothing. The keys to the lactation rooms are available at the front desk of the CSRC.

CSRC Student Organization Room Reservations 

The Commuter Student Resource (CSRC) has two unique spaces for student organizations to utilize for on-campus events.

Quiet Room (Located in the Back End of the CSRC Space – Past Main Lounge)
This room comes equipped with tables and chairs. This room is available for reservation for the following types of events:

  • Special events open to the UIC Student Body (i.e. student or club events)
  • Events lasting no more than 2 hours total
  • Due to high usage of this space, we cannot serve as a location for closed repeated student meetings or trainings or events lasting more than 2 hours.
  • Please note, the Quiet Room is unavailable for reservation during Wednesdays and Thursdays 12:30PM-4:30PM.

 

Multi-Purpose Room (Located near Front Entrance of CSRC)
The Multipurpose Room comes equipped with tables, chairs, and a permanent projector and screen. A laptop is not provided. As this space houses several lockers, the door to this room must remain open during your reservation. This room is available for reservation for the following types of events:

  • Special events open to the UIC Student Body (i.e. student or club events)
  • Events lasting no more than 2 hours total
  • Due to high usage of this space, we cannot serve as a location for closed repeated student meetings or trainings or events lasting more than 2 hours.

To submit a request for one of these spaces during the semester, click here.