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CAT Interns

If you are going to be enrolled in the Cat Intern program, we'd love to have you as a resident during your time at Illinois Central college.


Why Choose Campus Housing at ICC?


Location - Campus Housing is centrally located between the various Caterpillar locations. Campus Housing at ICC provides great networking opportunities with other Caterpillar interns as numerous interns from the various institutions choose Campus Housing at ICC.


Convenience - Enjoy a hassle free experience as you will not have to rent or move furniture. Campus Housing at ICC apartments come fully furnished. As utilities are included, you do not have to worry with startup or termination fees for services such as cable, internet, or electricity. Finally, Campus Housing at ICC offers individual leasing, so you do not have to worry about finding a roommate. Through roommate matching, campus housing will match you with another intern in the program that will help enrich your experience.


Experience - Enjoy on-site programmatic opportunities hosted by Campus Housing at ICC, Illinois Central College, and Caterpillar. These include social programs such as movie nights, cook outs, and game nights; as well as, professional development programs such as resume writing workshops and interviewing tips.


Amenities - Our features are perfect for you while you are at ICC for this program. Check out more of our amenities here.

  • Fully Furnished apartments with private bedrooms

  • All-Inclusive rent

  • Free on-site parking

  • On-site laundry facility

  • Grilling Stations and Gazebo with picnic tables

  • Basketball Court

  • Membership to CougarPlex (Campus Recreational Center)


Variety of Floor Plans - Campus Housing offers 2 floor plans. Housing Accommodation at ICC for Caterpillar interns are paid for by Caterpillar.

  • 2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom

  • 4 Bedroom/ 2 Bathroom

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for housing?

Click here and complete the online application.

How do I pay my application fee?

Caterpillar interns do not have to pay the application fee. This cost is covered by Caterpillar.

What is a guarantor? Where can I get the guarantor form notarized?

Since Caterpillar will be paying for intern housing, this form is not needed for Caterpillar Interns.

What are the license terms?

License terms are in line with the Caterpillar Internship program dates. Licenses are offered for the Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.

Are children allowed to live with residents?

Children are not allowed to live in campus housing as all residents must be students of ICC.

What Items do I need to bring for my apartment?

While furniture and appliances are included we recommend students bring the following items with them:

Shower Curtain, Liner, Hooks, Bath Mat, Towels & Rags, Garbage Can, toiletries, Pots & Pans, Cooking Utensils, Plates, Glasses & Silverware, Garbage Can, Small Appliances (i.e. Microwave, blender, toaster, etc.), Television, cable cord, internet router, bed linens (Twin XL).  Reference our Move-In Guide here for a full list of suggestions.

What Items are not permitted for my apartment?

Candles (Open Flames) or Incense, Hot Plates or Open Flames, Flammable Liquids, Double Sided Tape, Duct Tape, Sticky Tac, Contact Paper, Wallpaper, Molly Bolts, Anchors, etc., Paint, Weapons, Illegal Drugs or Drug Paraphernalia, Fireworks, Grills (Charcoal, Electric, or Gas, Torchiere Lamp with Halogen Bulbs

Are pets allowed?

No, Campus Housing at ICC is not pet friendly. Exceptions are made for service/comfort animals. Please contact our staff for more information if you will be bringing a service/comfort animal with you.

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