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Application, Licensing & Eligibility


New Students
Living on Campus at ICC for the first time:

Please click the apply now button below >


Please allow your student to fill out the application and submit. A few tabs over you can pay the application fee.


After submitting the application fee our  leasing  area  will run a background check >


Once perspective residents  pass the background check a link will be sent from HelloSign to the student email you applied with. 




Current Residents
Re-Signing for August Fall 2020 Extending into the Summer 2020:

If you are a Current Resident your application has been submitted and your application fee paid. You are already in our system.


If you attended our Renewal Event a license has been sent to your email from HelloSign. Please review and sign to secure your space. Check out our Instagram post for Fall 2020 Renewal Requirements. There you will find the items you need to check off the list to successfully renew. 


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In order to be approved for housing, you must be admitted to and enrolled at Illinois Central College; unless otherwise approved (read more about our Intern Programs). All students are expected to be in good standing with Illinois Central College and pass a criminal background check. For more information on eligibility and the background check process please click here.




  • Complete our online application and pay $100 non-refundable application fee. Applications will not be process if the fee is not received.


  • To request a specific roommate preference portion of the application. In order to be matched please make sure both applicant go through the housing application process at the same time. Its important to follow up with one another and make sure you are both at the same step. Make sure you have both applied (requested on another), paid the each application fee successfully, request same room type, and complete the process by signing the individual license agreements (leases).


  • Submit Guarantor form, government issued photo IDs and a notarized Guaranty Agreement (students over 21 and international student do not need to a Guarantor Form). 


  • Submit application materials by mail,  or hand-deliver to our office. Copies, emails and faxes of the notarized Guarantor form will not be accepted.


  • Once you are approved you will get an email with your license to sign electronically.

  • Access and sign your license electronically anytime, anywhere for your convenience.

  • If you don't have roommates in mind, our staff will find a compatible roommate for you based on your roommate assessment information.You will receive information about your assignment about 2 weeks before to move-in. Move in is normally the Friday before class begin.


  • Before you can receive keys payment arrangements need to be made with student accounts.  Housing fees can be paid through your student account or E-Services.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I pay my application fee?

Payment for your application fee can be submitted via check or money order (made payable to ICC), electronic check (bank draft), or by credit or debit card.  


Applicants who would like to pay via credit card, debit card, or bank draft, can do so by clicking on the tab labeled, Pay Application Fee, on our online application.  There is a 1.95% service fee for credit or debit card payments, and a $0.25 fee for payments made via bank draft.


If paying via check or money order, please mail your payment to the Campus Housing Office. 

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

A guarantor is a person providing financial documentation in place of you, similar to a co-signer. The guarantor form makes the signee responsible for your housing fees should something happen to you.

Most banks notary and some Post Offices have a notary. ICC's financial aid office also has a notary.

What are the license terms?

License terms are in line with the academic calendar. Licenses are offered for the Fall & Spring semesters, Spring semester only, and Summer term.

Do I have to move out during semester breaks?

No, you do not have to move out for any semester breaks during your license term. Campus Housing at ICC does not close during semester breaks.

Are children allowed to live with residents?

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

When and how do I pay my housing fee?

Housing fees are added to your student account at ICC. Payments can be made through your Eservices account or by visitng the Enrollment Services Counter at ICC. Payment deadlines for Housing fees are the same as tuition.

Does financial aid apply to my housing fee? Can I enroll in a payment plan?

Yes, financial aid will apply to your housing fees, but only after your tuition has been paid.

Yes, contact enrollment services at ICC to setup a payment plan. You can contact enrollment services at (309) 694-5600.

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, gabbage 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 complete 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, tticky tac, contact paper, wallpaper, molly bolts, anchors, etc., paint, weapons, illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia, fireworks, grills (charcoal, electric, or gas), and torchiere lamps 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.

Can I cancel my license if I choose not to attend Illinois Central College?

Yes, cancellation fees will vary depending on the date you choose to cancel your license.

Residents who cancel before July 1st will incur a $100 cancellation fee.

Residents who cancel after July 1st will incur a $500 cancellation fee.

Do you prorate housing fees?

Yes. If you move in after a semester term begins, your housing fee will be prorated to your license start date.  Housing fees are not prorated by license end dates.

Yes. If you are a CAT intern, please see the CAT Interns page for more information. If your internship is with another company, please contact our office to discuss details at (309) 698-2088.

What will it take to pass the criminal background check?

Offenses that result as ineligible include, but are not limited to:

  • Misdemeanors within past three (3) years

  • Assault, this includes any form of assault conviction

  • Narcotics/illegal drugs

  • Theft

  • All Felonies, unless conviction is over 10 years old

  • The following felonies result in ineligibility regardless of when it was committed:

    • Aggravated Felonies: All aggravated felony convictions that resulted in a death, aggravated assault, aggravated robbery, aggravated sexual assault or the delivery of or possession of a felony amount of narcotics.

    • All aggravated felony convictions set forth above that were for attempted crimes or conspiracy to commit these crimes.

    • Any felony convictions for crimes related to sexual assault, any felony of a sexual nature, arson, injury to a child, indecency with a child, manslaughter, or possession of child pornography.

  • These are standards and shall result in the denial of any application and shall make the applicant ineligible for Campus Housing at ICC.

  • If an applicant is arrested or has an arrest pending during the application process, then Campus Housing at ICC may consider such charges in accordance with the standards and guidelines set forth above.

  • If an applicant is deemed not eligible, he/she may contest the determination if a written objection is delivered to the Dean of Student of Success at ICC within three (3) working days of receipt of the notice of ineligibility. The applicant shall bear the burden of providing all necessary documentation to dispute the decision of Campus Housing at ICC.

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Fax: (309) 694-8470


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