Residence Life

LIVING AT THE ILLIANA

University housing is an exciting element of the Calumet College of St. Joseph experience. Our living accommodations are offered at The Illiana, a new condo development in the heart of downtown Whiting.

Located minutes away from campus, The Illiana is perfectly positioned among area amenities. Residents will grow in independence while creating memories with friends at the beach, downtown Whiting, The Pavilion and more. The Illiana is the perfect space for new students.

Rooms are limited. Apply now and talk with your Enrollment Specialist for more details.

Apartment

Details And Features

Why should you live at The Illiana?

  • Convenient
  • Affordable
  • New!
  • Independence
  • Fun with friends

Each suite-style room accommodates four students of the same gender. Students can request a preferred roommate(s). The living room, kitchen and bedrooms are furnished for each apartment unit. Each unit includes a washer and dryer. The Illiana building has security cameras at each entrance and in the corridors. There is an intercom system that provides access to the building.

Municipal parking is available close to The Illiana.

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Submit Housing Application and Application Fee

Submit the CCSJ housing application and pay the non-refundable $200 application fee. 

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Submit Housing Deposit

Submit the CCSJ housing deposit of $300.  You will receive an email with the information on making the deposit once step one is complete. 

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Complete and Submit The Illiana Lease Application

Complete and submit The Illiana Lease application.  This application is emailed to you once you have completed step two.

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Purchase Renter’s Insurance

Each person living in The Illiana is required to have renter’s insurance.  Complete information on the requirements for renter’s insurance will be emailed to the student. Please make sure you read this email in detail and provide complete information.  

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Submit Immunization and Health History Documentation

Please submit the student immunization records and health history document.  This information is emailed to the student once step two is complete.  

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Review Move-in Day and What to Bring Info Below

Please review the move-in day information, What to bring, What not to bring and CCSJ provided items below on this page.

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Move-in and Sign Lease Agreement

Congrats!  Today is finally here and you are moving into the The Illiana.  Make sure to sign your lease when you arrive, receive your keys and meet your new roommates.  We are excited to have you!

Rates

2021-2022

DescriptionRate
Double Occupancy Suite-Style Room (August-May)$6,000 per person
Housing Application Fee (Non-Refundable)$200
Housing Deposit$300

Move-in and household information

The information below includes move-in dates and times, along with a quick guide on what you should bring with you and what you should leave at home.

Students are given 4 options for move in dates. The Illiana will not do any move in dates outside of the dates listed. Also, students are not allowed to move in if they have not signed the Illiana Lease or received keys. Roommates are not permitted to move their new roommate in if that roommate has not signed a lease and officially received keys of their own.

    • Monday, August 2 (9-4 pm)
    • Saturday, August 7 (8-12 pm)
    • Friday, August 13 (9-4 pm)
    • Thursday, August 19 (3-6 pm)

We recommend bringing a dolly or hand truck with you.

For the Common Space

  • Sofa and chair
  • Coffee table
  • 3 bar stools

For the Bedroom

  • XL Twin Bed and mattress
  • 2- 2 drawer dresser
  • Desk and chair
  • Night stand

For Your Room

  • Sheets: x-long twin 80″
  • Pillowcases & pillow(s)
  • Blanket & comforter
  • Towels & washcloths
  • Toilet paper
  • Toiletries
  • Alarm clock (we want to make sure you get to class on time)
  • Wastebasket & plastic liners
  • Power strip
  • Laundry bag and supplies
  • Shower curtains
  • And don’t forget to bring your phone chargers

Kitchen 

  • Pots & pans
  • Cooking utensils
  • Eating utensils
  • Dishes
  • Toaster ovens and toasters

Items to Leave at Home

  • Pets (including fish in a 10 gallon or smaller tank)
  • Bed lofts or risers
  • Waterbeds
  • Firearms, explosives, or any sharp weaponry
  • Any type of gun/weapon (toy, bb guns, airsoft guns, pellet guns, bow and arrow, etc.)
  • Illegal drugs
  • Devices using an open flame, such as candles, portable gas stoves, grills, fondue pots, gas burner and/or electric hot plates, or gas lanterns

Frequently Asked Questions

You will be assigned to an apartment in early-July.

You will receive your roommate assignments in early-July. We do our best to accommodate roommate requests noted on your housing application. All roommate requests must be mutual.

The housing lease is a fall (August-December) and spring (January-May) term.

There is no additional storage space available. Everything you bring must fit in your apartment unit and/or room. All items must be moved out at the end of lease. There is no summer storage.

No, all units are fully furnished. Please do not bring extra furniture that will not fit in your apartment and room. All items must be moved out at the end of lease. There is no summer storage.

Students are expected to bring glassware, dinnerware, pots, pans and silverware.

The apartment is fully furnished. For more information regarding unit features and amenities, please click here.

Residents may bring their cars. Student will receive a parking decal and park in the municipal parking lot. Students will get towed if they are illegally parked.

Yes, each person living in the apartment is required to have the specified liability of insurance certificate.

Students are given 4 options for move in dates.  Please click here for move in information.

Office of Enrollment

 Phone: (219) 473-4215
 Office: Room 116
 E-mail: admissions@ccsj.edu

 HOURS

  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.
  • Tuesday – Thursday: 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
  • Friday: 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.