Resident Portal Booking


Thank you for your interest in University Center, unfortunately we are no longer accepting new applications for summer housing.


When summer rolls into Chicago, it becomes a city like none other! From sunny days spent by the lakefront to evenings spent at one of Chicago’s many neighborhood festivals, spending a summer in the Windy City is an unbeatable experience. If you are looking for housing for a summer internship, a group, or just attending a weekend concert like Lollapalooza, University Center is the perfect venue!


With various student floor plans at great prices in the heart of downtown, you can create the amazing environment you always wanted. Whether you’re looking to live alone or with a few friends, University Center student apartments in Chicago, IL have summer options just for you.

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Private Suite

Our traditional private room suite style units feature a single room, private bathroom and spacious closets.

Deluxe Double Suite

Shared Room. Private Bathroom. Private Locking Closet.

Semi Private Suite

Our traditional semi-private suite style units feature two private rooms, a shared bathroom and individual closets.

Quad Semi Suite

Our traditional quad-semi suite style units feature two shared rooms with spacious, private closets connected by a bathroom.


Our studio apartment style floor plans feature an open living room and full kitchen along with a private bedroom and spacious closets.

Convertible 1 Bed, 1 Bath

Private Unit. Separate Bedroom Spaces. Full Kitchen.

2 Bed, 2 Bath

Our 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment style floor plans feature an open living room and full kitchen along with a shared bedroom and spacious closets.

4 Bed, 2 Bath

Our 4 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment style floor plans feature an open living room and full kitchen along with a private bedroom and spacious closets.


Newly renovated and intentionally designed living spaces, community amenities, and full-service dining center are just a few things that make UC unique.

• 24/7 Management, Maintenance, and Security

• 24/7 Fitness Center

• 24/7 Resident Lounge with Game Room

• 24/7 Resident Services Desk

• 3rd Floor Outdoor Garden Terrace

• Collaborative Study Lounges

• Computer Center with Printing

• Dance/Yoga Studio

• Digital Media Rooms

• Free Resident Printing

• Full Service Dining Center

• Group Fitness Classes

• Indoor Bicycle Storage

gym, fitness center

• Private or Shared Room Options

• Fully Furnished

• Spacious Living Area

• High Speed Wi-Fi Included

• All Utilities Included

• Spacious Custom Closets

• Newly Renovated

suites, interior

• All Utilities Included

• High Speed Wi-Fi Included

• Dishwasher Included

• Full Kitchen

• Fully Furnished

• Newly Renovated

• Private or Shared Bedroom Options

• Quartz Countertops

• Spacious Custom Closets

• Updated Kitchen Cabinets

interior, living room

If you are interested in purchasing a meal plan listed below, please choose the option when making your reservation or add your selection to the booking notes. Meal plans are also available to add on upon arrival, please inquire with the Guest Services Desk during check-in.

Weekly meal plans reset on Monday morning. Block plans receive all meals at once. All meals are redeemed in the Dining Center and include all you care to eat options from a variety of dining stations. Once a meal plan is added, it cannot be cancelled. There are no refunds for unused meals.


Dining Center Hours*May 16 - June 11*June 12 - August 28*
Monday - Friday

B: 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

L: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

D: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

B: 6:30 AM – 9:00 AM

L: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

D: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Weekends & Holidays

Brunch: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

D: 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Brunch: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

D: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

*Hours are subject to change based on demand
Market HoursMay 16 - June 11*June 12 - August 28*
Monday - Friday7:00 AM - 9:00 PM7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Weekends & Holidays10:00 AM - 9:00 PM10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suite Upgrade Meal Plan OptionsDaily
Limited 7 meals (Breakfast only)Included
Basic 10 meals/week$1.80
Standard 15 meals/week$6.20
Deluxe 19 meals/week$8.89
Apartment Meal Plan OptionsDaily
Basic 10 meals/week$11.55
Standard 15 meals/week$15.94
Deluxe 19 meals/week$18.63
Block 75 meals*$838.13
*One time charge for block meal plan.

Linen and housekeeping services are tentative and we are unable to guarantee these amenities at this time. Please contact our team for additional details.

Linen service is included with stays under 7 nights and an available option for long-term guests.

We also have optional housekeeping services which can be purchased at any time during your stay through your resident portal. Prices vary by floor plan and service requested.

Linen ServiceCost
1-6 NightsIncluded
7+ Nights (optional)N/A


We offer additional items for rental through your reservation portal or at check-in to make your stay more comfortable. The following items, based on availability, are available to rent at any time during your stay with us.

Amenity Cost Per

(Microwave with mini refrigerator)
Closet Safe$55.00
Full Size Bed (limited availability)$200.00

All room assignments are made with respect to the gender and requests of the applicant. If you have a roommate request, please indicate in the booking notes section of the online reservation form. University Center will make every effort to accommodate roommate requests; however, due to space constraints, fulfillment of all requests cannot be promised. Roommate requests must be mutual and it is required that reservations for prospective roommates be submitted within one week of each other. Additional limitations apply, full details outlined when making your reservation.

Download our Summer FAQs


Summer group housing at University Center is the best choice for downtown Chicago living. During the summer months, mid-May through mid-August, we offer both private and shared room styles for small to large groups. All rooms are furnished with utilities included, cable and WiFi included, optional linen services and meal plans with great amenities to accommodate every group’s needs. Great customer service and security are very important to us and that is why we provide 24/7 security and guest services for all of our guests. We are convenient to public transportation and nearby many exciting local attractions in the city. Our affordable housing options and location just can’t be beat.


University Center is a student housing community located in downtown Chicago near many well known colleges and universities. This property is conveniently located in the South Loop neighborhood in Printer’s Row. You’re within walking distance to many nearby restaurants, shops, transit stops, and much more. University Center is two blocks away from Michigan Avenue and connected to the famous State Street Shopping Corridor.

Chicago is a city full of culture, and all of it is at your fingertips. Take a stroll through Millennium Park or walk to Museum Campus to explore The Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium. Enjoy being surrounded by exceptional restaurants and nightlife in the heart of the Windy City!