Visit Illinois College Instantly with a "Real" Tour

Choosing whether or not an in-person visit to Illinois College makes sense can be a risky decision…what if you step on campus and immediately detest the “vibe”? All that time, money and effort getting to campus was wasted. At first it may seem difficult to gain a meaningful understanding of Illinois College without visiting the school in person. Illinois College is located in Jacksonville, IL , and if that’s nowhere near where you live, what options do you have? That’s why we created CampusReel – to allow you, and anyone reading this, to deeply and authentically experience the Illinois College vibe, campus and community without visiting Illinois College in person – a virtual tour of the Illinois College campus! If definitely want to visit Illinois College in person, you should, at the very least, watch the entire CampusReel for Illinois College to ensure it seems like a good match and to get the most out of your in-person visit. After you’ve done your due diligence, you may find the below guidance helpful

When is the best time to visit Illinois College?

Visiting Illinois College depends on a number of factors, including the season, your schedule, and a lot of uncontrollable variables. We recommend you visit Illinois College twice if you’re serious about enrolling – at least one visit should be when students are on campus and school is in session. Be sure to take note of the town of Jacksonville as well. Remember that Jacksonville is also catering to 942 students, so think critically about whether the community would feel too big or too small for your personal liking.

Where do families stay when they visit Illinois College?

The Illinois College admissions office likely has a list of accommodations they recommend. In addition to that list, consult the CampusReel VR feature to explore hotels nearby in Jacksonville. For your convenience, below is a list of hotels to consider and that you can also preview in CampusReel VR.

  • Days Inn by Wyndham Le Roy/Bloomington Southeast at Illinois College
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Ottawa Starved Rock Area at Illinois College
  • Staybridge Suites Peoria-Downtown at Illinois College
  • SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Elmhurst/Oakbrook Area at Illinois College
  • Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center at Illinois College
  • Best Western Lincoln Inn at Illinois College
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites East Peoria - Riverfront at Illinois College
  • Chicago Parthenon Hostel at Illinois College
  • Hilton Garden Inn St. Charles at Illinois College
  • Courtyard by Marriott Peoria at Illinois College
  • SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Southwest at Burr Ridge/Hinsdale at Illinois College
  • AmericInn by Wyndham, Peoria at Illinois College
  • Clarion Hotel Joliet Banquet and Convention Center at Illinois College
  • Wingate by Wyndham Tinley Park at Illinois College
  • Holiday Inn Chicago Matteson Conf Ctr at Illinois College
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chicago West-O'Hare Arpt Area at Illinois College
  • Candlewood Suites Peoria at Grand Prairie at Illinois College
  • Hilton Garden Inn Rockford at Illinois College
  • Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center at Illinois College
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago/Aurora at Illinois College
  • Holiday Inn Chicago Oakbrook at Illinois College
  • Cornerstone Inn at Illinois College
  • Ramada Limited Decatur at Illinois College
  • Holiday Inn East Peoria at Illinois College
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Alsip at Illinois College
  • Comfort Suites at Illinois College
  • Holiday Inn Express Crestwood at Illinois College
  • Chicago Getaway Hostel at Illinois College
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Naperville at Illinois College
  • Best Western Plus Peoria at Illinois College
  • Best Western Inn of St. Charles at Illinois College
  • Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center at Illinois College
  • Wingate by Wyndham Peoria at Illinois College
  • Courtyard by Marriott Peoria Downtown at Illinois College
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jacksonville at Illinois College
  • Urban Holiday Lofts Chicago Hostel at Illinois College
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Peoria East at Illinois College
  • Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport at Illinois College
  • Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Naperville, IL at Illinois College
  • Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Bloomingdale at Illinois College
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Morton Peoria Area at Illinois College
  • Holiday Inn Peoria At Grand Prairie at Illinois College
  • Hampton Inn - DeKalb (Near the University) at Illinois College
  • Best Western Joliet Inn & Suites at Illinois College
  • Quality Inn at Illinois College
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago-Downers Grove at Illinois College
  • Illini Union Hotel at Illinois College
  • I Hotel and Conference Center at Illinois College
  • Chateau Hotel and Conference Center at Illinois College
  • Hyatt Place Chicago/Lombard/Oak Brk at Illinois College
  • Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn at Illinois College
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pekin (Peoria Area) at Illinois College
  • HI Chicago Hostel at Illinois College
  • Best Western Chicago Southland at Illinois College
  • Quality Inn at Illinois College
  • Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort at Illinois College
  • Inn of Chicago at Illinois College
  • Hampton Inn Champaign/Urbana at Illinois College

What do families do in Jacksonville when they visit Illinois College?

It depends but there are a variety of activities and things to do in and around Jacksonville. We recommend using the virtual immersion tab on CampusReel to take a tour at Illinois College and see for yourself how the student make use of Jacksonville.

What buildings should I look at when I visit Illinois College?

For your convenience, below is a list of all buildings that you can visit from CampusReel. We encourage you to compare you experience of the buildings on CampusReel with your in-person visit if you decide to take one.