General Events


Thursday, July 29, 2021

Friday, July 30, 2021

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Sunday, August 1, 2021

    • All Day

    Marking the beginning of harvest season, Lughnasadh or Lammas is a time of both hope and fear. At Lughnasad, modern Wiccans face their fears, concentrate on developing their own abilities, and take steps to protect themselves and their homes.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • Champaign Public Library – Main Library 200 W. Green St., Champaign, Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

    Vaccinations against COVID-19 offer a pathway out of the pandemic, but like any new technology, deciding when and whether to get them can be complicated. Learn the science behind the COVID vaccines and to get your questions answered by leading researchers from the University of Illinois.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Thursday, August 5, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    The Center for Artificial Intelligence Driven Health Data Systems and Analytics' Summer Seminar Series features a talk by Yuan Luo, PhD, Chief AI Officer, Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS) and Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Health and Biomedical Informatics) and McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University.

    • 12:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Outside Student Union on the Quad side

    • 4:30 - 5:30 pm

    Mark your calendars for this virtual event, which will be a great opportunity before the start of the 2021-2022 academic year for all graduate students and postdoctoral researchers to meet with department Head Catherine J. Murphy for a question-and-answer session. 

    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Allerton Park & Retreat Center - Gate House Lawn

  • Summer Cinema Series
    • 9:00 pm
    • Main Quad

    The first Thursday of each month enjoy a movie out on the Quad! The movies will generally start at 9pm so it is dark enough to enjoy the outdoor film. The August 5 feature will be Godzilla vs. Kong. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a movie on the Quad. Popcorn, candy, snacks, and drinks will be available in the Illini Union Quad Shop.

Friday, August 6, 2021

    • All Day

    The Feast of the Transfiguration commemorates when Jesus transfigured on the mountaintop which three of his disciples were permitted to witness. Moses and Elijah were also present and witness to Jesus as the fulfillment of the Law and the Prophets. It is a day of solemn observation. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Monday, August 9, 2021

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Friday, August 13, 2021

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Friday, August 20, 2021

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Sunday, August 22, 2021

    • All Day

    The Bond of Protection. Raksha Bandhan celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters. Celebrations include sisters and brothers getting together, tying rakhi on wrists, performing aarti, and marking tilak. Brothers promise to protect sisters, sisters feed brothers, and brothers give gifts.

    • 8:30 - 9:30 pm
    • Allerton Park & Retreat Center - The Meadow

Monday, August 23, 2021

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

  • Barriers to Inclusion: Service Dog Handlers in Science Laboratories, Joey Ramp
    • 12:00 pm

    IGB DEI Seminar Series Joey Ramp CEO of Empower Ability Consulting Neuroscience Research Affiliate, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign "Barriers to Inclusion: Service Dog Handlers in Science Laboratories"

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Friday, August 27, 2021

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Sunday, August 29, 2021

Monday, August 30, 2021

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

    • All Day

    Hindu students or employees observing Krishna Janmashtami may participate in the two day festival which celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 5:00 - 6:30 pm

    Join this kickoff event for Grainger Engineering Startup City Scholars! Pitch for cash prizes or just attend, and work on finding teammates for the Spring 2022 semester. Learn more about how you can spend a semester in Chicago, work with a team on a startup idea and participate in the prestigious College New Venture Challenge at the University of Chicago.