Student Affairs Calendar

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • South Side of Illini Union on the Main Quad

    The Sustainable Student Farm sells their produce at their farm stand on the Quad every Thursday, 11am to 4pm, from May to end of October.

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • 249 Bevier Hall (Bevier Commons), 905 South Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Confidential weigh-in starts at noon, and the meeting runs from 12:15-12:45.

    • 2:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

    Gies hosts a two-day fair in the fall semester and a one-day fair in the spring semester for all students seeking business related roles at a variety of organizations. The fall fair averages over 220 companies and 3500 students and the spring fair averages over 140 companies and 1800 students. Attend these events to connect with top talent each semester.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • 801 N Country Fair Dr Champaign, IL 61821

    Join University of Illinois Extension and Champaign County Home and Community Education (HCE) for their 2019 wellness series. From mental health to finance to nutrition, these lessons will advance your personal health, wealth, and knowledge. All classes are held at the Champaign County Extension Auditorium, located at 801 N Country Fair Drive in Champaign. This event is

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • ARC

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Gregory Hall 217

    To request disability-related accommodations, please contact tbrewste@illinois.edu.

Friday, September 20, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum. (No session Nov 29 or Dec 6)

    • 5:00 - 10:00 pm
    • Allerton Park - Gate House Lawn

    Grammy-nominated country artist Deana Carter is coming to Allerton! Get tickets!

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union Room 407

    De-stress and energize your mind and body with 1-hour of Yoga and Meditation. *Yoga mats will be provided. *No experience necessary ;)

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

    • 1:30 - 4:30 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Grove - Corner of Lincoln and Pennsylvania Avenue, Urbana IL 61801

    Are you an inspiring foodie? Do you want to learn about how to make your pictures look as good as the ones on the ‘gram? Join us to learn the tips and tricks while enjoying food that looks good enough to eat.

    • 7:00 - 8:15 pm
    • Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC)

    Counseling Center Paraprofessionals are a group of undergraduate students who work to assist other students in embracing wellness. Each semester they hold weekly workshops on wellness topics that are relevant to our campus.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019

    • 12:00 pm   1:00
    • University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign

    Mia Ives-Rublee, MSW, is a civil rights activist who found her voice through adapted athletics. She will speak about her experiences growing up, getting in to wheelchair track, attending college, and working in advocacy. In a world with so much chaos and noise, it’s hard to find a way to talk about the issues. Ives-Rublee will connect story telling to activism.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum. (No session Nov 29 or Dec 6)

    • 6:00 - 10:00 pm

    What is the SKY Happiness Retreat? SKY Happiness Retreat is a holistic happiness and well-being program taught over 3 days on campus which trains participants in the evidence-based SKY meditation practice, breathing techniques, yoga, social connection and mindful leadership. SKY has been shown to significantly reduce anxiety and depression, lower stress markers, and inc

    • 7:00 pm
    • Allerton Park - The Music Barn

    MUSIC BARN FESTIVAL: SONGS ALONG THE SANGAMON – ALLERTON PARK CONCERT SERIES Join the University of Illinois School of Music during this candlelit weekend of crickets, cocktails, and rich music in Allerton’s idyllic Music Barn. Purchase tickets here.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

    • 6:00 - 10:00 pm

    What is the SKY Happiness Retreat? SKY Happiness Retreat is a holistic happiness and well-being program taught over 3 days on campus which trains participants in the evidence-based SKY meditation practice, breathing techniques, yoga, social connection and mindful leadership. SKY has been shown to significantly reduce anxiety and depression, lower stress markers, and inc

    • 7:00 pm
    • Allerton Park - The Music Barn

    MUSIC BARN FESTIVAL: SONGS ALONG THE SANGAMON – ALLERTON PARK CONCERT SERIES Join the University of Illinois School of Music during this candlelit weekend of crickets, cocktails, and rich music in Allerton’s idyllic Music Barn. Purchase tickets here.

    • 11:00
    • Allerton Park - The Meadow

    Spend the weekend exploring Allerton’s Natural Areas with the whole family! Champaign Outdoors presents this hassle-free camping experience, providing families the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and learn about nature.

    • 7:00 pm
    • Allerton Park - The Music Barn

    MUSIC BARN FESTIVAL: SONGS ALONG THE SANGAMON – ALLERTON PARK CONCERT SERIES Join the University of Illinois School of Music during this candlelit weekend of crickets, cocktails, and rich music in Allerton’s idyllic Music Barn. Purchase tickets here.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

    • 6:00 - 10:00 pm

    What is the SKY Happiness Retreat? SKY Happiness Retreat is a holistic happiness and well-being program taught over 3 days on campus which trains participants in the evidence-based SKY meditation practice, breathing techniques, yoga, social connection and mindful leadership. SKY has been shown to significantly reduce anxiety and depression, lower stress markers, and inc

    • 11:00
    • Allerton Park - The Meadow

    Spend the weekend exploring Allerton’s Natural Areas with the whole family! Champaign Outdoors presents this hassle-free camping experience, providing families the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and learn about nature.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Campus Bike Center - 608 E Pennsylvania Ave Urbana, IL 61801 United States

    Don’t know to fix your bicycle’s flat tire? This is the event for you. No need to bring a bike, as this is a demonstration on how to fix a flat bicycle tire.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum. (No session Nov 29 or Dec 6)

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union Room 406

    De-stress and energize your mind and body with 1-hour of Yoga and Meditation. *Yoga mats will be provided. *No experience necessary ;)

Saturday, October 5, 2019

    • 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    • Main Level, East Gallery - 500 East Peabody Drive

    Enjoy an afternoon of Tango dancing in the galleries with live music by Tangotta.

Monday, October 7, 2019

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Main Quad

    An annual tradition, Colleges Against Cancer students will design, make, and sell these unique shirts on the Quad. The shirts are very popular and tend to sell out - come early to get yours! All money supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Undergrad Library, Reflection Room Lower Level

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Undergrad Library, Reflection Room Lower Level

    Schedule your study break to stop by and enjoy a relaxation technique facilitated by McKinley's Stress Management Peers. Pick up some stress related materials and resources.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Main Quad

    An annual tradition, Colleges Against Cancer students will design, make, and sell these unique shirts on the Quad. The shirts are very popular and tend to sell out - come early to get yours! All money supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 608 E Pennsylvania Ave

    Learn how to take care of your bike! If you ride a bicycle, then you need this class! In this informative session, you will learn how to lube a chain, fix a flat tire in record time, and make other minor adjustments to your bicycle that will keep you riding smoothly and prolong your bike’s life.

    • 12:00 pm   1:00
    • Women's Resource Center, 616 E. Green St, Suite 202

    DiversityEd Paraprofessionals will engage in a conversation and informational session for students interested in becoming a Social Justice Educator. The paraprofessionals will define social justice, and what it means to be a social justice educator.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum. (No session Nov 29 or Dec 6)

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union Room 406

    De-stress and energize your mind and body with 1-hour of Yoga and Meditation. *Yoga mats will be provided. *No experience necessary ;)

Monday, October 14, 2019

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Grainger Library, Rm 404

    Schedule your study break to stop by and enjoy a relaxation technique facilitated by McKinley's Stress Management Peers. Pick up some stress related materials and resources.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Grainger Library, Room 404

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum. (No session Nov 29 or Dec 6)

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union Room 406

    De-stress and energize your mind and body with 1-hour of Yoga and Meditation. *Yoga mats will be provided. *No experience necessary ;)

Monday, October 21, 2019

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Undergrad Library, Reflection Room Lower Level

    Schedule your study break to stop by and enjoy a relaxation technique facilitated by McKinley's Stress Management Peers. Pick up some stress related materials and resources.

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Undergrad Library, Reflection Room Lower Level

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
    • Wohlers Hall - Rm. 174

    This beginner-friendly course will introduce the concept of mindful meditation.

    • 1:30 - 4:30 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    • 5:15 - 6:45 pm
    • Bevier Hall, Room 108

    Freedom from Smoking uses a systematic and personalized approach to help people overcome tobacco addiction. It has a positive focus, with an emphasis on the benefits of better health. Because no single cessation technique is effective for all smokers, the program includes a comprehensive variety of evidence-based cessation techniques.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Wanna learn some new dishes for Meatless Monday or looking to learn to make the switch to a plant based lifestyle? Join us for a new take on macaroni and cheese and some freshly baked chocolate chip cookies.

    • 7:00 - 8:15 pm
    • Everitt Lab 3217

    Counseling Center Paraprofessionals are a group of undergraduate students who work to assist other students in embracing wellness. Each semester they hold weekly workshops on wellness topics that are relevant to our campus.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • 290 Illini Union

    Create an action plan for self-improvement through goal setting and time management by taking responsibility for one’s own behavior and well-being.

    • 5:15 - 6:15 pm
    • Huff Hall, Room 209

    Being intentional about dreaming, goal setting and action at any stage in life!

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Lincoln Hall 1020

    These informational and inspirational talks will be held October 23rd from 6 to 8 PM in Lincoln Hall 1020. Topics include breast cancer awareness, current research (including research on campus), and prevention. Survivors, students, and researchers share their stories. Everyone is invited to come listen and engage with them.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

    • 12:00 pm   1:00
    • University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign

    Dr. Sheri K. Lewis is a native of Chicago, Illinois. As a recent graduate of UIUC, her dissertation research focused on Black girl identity politics and subjectivities within Melt magazine. Melt magazine is a digital and printed magazine dedicated to Black girls' theories, politics, and aesthetics.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum. (No session Nov 29 or Dec 6)

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union Room 406

    De-stress and energize your mind and body with 1-hour of Yoga and Meditation. *Yoga mats will be provided. *No experience necessary ;)

Saturday, October 26, 2019

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Do you like breakfast but don’t feel like getting up at 8:00am? Come make new friends over the most important meal of the day, at a reasonable time.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

    • 1:30 - 4:00 pm
    • University of Illinois Ice Arena - 406 E. Armory Ave. Champaign IL 61820

    Join us for the spookiest event on campus with friends and family! Enjoy a FREE skate rental when you wear a costume! Prizes will be awarded throughout the event.

Monday, October 28, 2019

    • 7:00 - 9:30 pm
    • Allerton Park - The Mansion

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Undergrad Library, Reflection Room Lower Level

    Schedule your study break to stop by and enjoy a relaxation technique facilitated by McKinley's Stress Management Peers. Pick up some stress related materials and resources.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    • 7:00 - 9:30 pm
    • Allerton Park - The Mansion

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
    • Wohlers Hall - Rm. 174

    This beginner-friendly course will introduce the concept of mindful meditation.

    • 5:15 - 6:45 pm
    • Bevier Hall, Room 108

    Freedom from Smoking uses a systematic and personalized approach to help people overcome tobacco addiction. It has a positive focus, with an emphasis on the benefits of better health. Because no single cessation technique is effective for all smokers, the program includes a comprehensive variety of evidence-based cessation techniques.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Have you ever wanted to travel to Greece, but never had the time? This class will take your taste buds to Greece with delicious chicken skewers and homemade hummus. Join us for this delicious experience.

    • 7:00 - 8:15 pm
    • Armory 134

    Counseling Center Paraprofessionals are a group of undergraduate students who work to assist other students in embracing wellness. Each semester they hold weekly workshops on wellness topics that are relevant to our campus.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

    • 7:00 - 9:30 pm
    • Allerton Park - The Mansion

    • 5:15 - 6:15 pm
    • Huff Hall, Room 209

    Being intentional about dreaming, goal setting and action at any stage in life!

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    No tricks only treats at the Instructional Kitchen for this Hallowe’en class. Come with your friends to compete for who has the spookiest treat on Halloween Eve.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center

    Bring candy from your home country to share with other students and sample their sweet treats as well. McKinley's dietitian will be facilitating a mindful eating exercise to help you learn to moderate your sweets.

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Activities and Recreation Center- 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Carve a pumpkin to celebrate Halloween a day early. This workshop will also focus on how to use spices, including spicing pumpkin seeds.

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • 290 Illini Union

    Distinguish feedback from evaluation, discuss methods for developing rapport, and practice feedback approaches.

Thursday, October 31, 2019