Campus 1871 is a weekend-long collaborative cross-campus initiative between 1871, The University of Illinois System, Northwestern University, The Illinois Instititute of Technology, DePaul University, DeVry University, Loyola University Chicago, and The University of Chicago. Selected students will meet at 1871 for a free weekend-long event to create their own startups with like-minded university students. The weekend will include Startup 101 crash courses, keynote speakers, mentorship, pitches, and a grand prize for the winning team.
Current students from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Chicago, and University of Illinois Springfield are invited to apply for Campus 1871 here: https://1871.com/membership/ The application deadline is February 3, 2017. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Transportation/accomodation: Students will be responsible for their own transportation to 1871, which is easily accessible by public transporation. Hotel rooms and meals for the weekend will be provided. The event itself is free.