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The Place at 117

Student Housing Near UIUC

Welcome to The Place at 117, a modern and luxurious student housing community close to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). We offer newly renovated units with spacious layouts, private bathrooms, high-speed internet and exceptional amenities combined with fantastic service. Place at 117 is conveniently located within walking distance to shopping, dining and entertainment options. Are you looking for the best value in off-campus student housing at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign? Contact our friendly, professional office staff to schedule a tour today.

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At The Place at 117, you will experience our “Best in Class” luxury apartments designed for today's undergraduate and graduate students. Newly renovated, fully furnished with 48-inch flat screen TVs, our student apartments are the perfect balance of academic tranquility and a vibrant community. Our property offers awesome amenities, cutting edge technology, including some of the fastest internets for UIUC students. The Place at 117 offers a whole new way to experience student apartments.


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We’ve set up a quick and easy way for you to pay your rent online so you can focus on the more important and fun things in life. Register now with our Resident Network and pay rent with a simple click of the mouse.


We strive to make your experience at The Place at 117 effortless and worry free. Should there be any concerns about your home, please fill out your resident service request and one of our team members will contact you within 24 hours.


Register and log in to our Resident Network and stay connected to everything that’s happening at your community. Check the local live events calendar, get exclusive access to discounts and premium offers, peruse neighbor recommendations, plus get online package tracking and messaging.

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Luxurious Amenities at The Place at 117 Apartments

While the main focus of your student’s college career will be about graduating and getting a fulfilling job, they also need to have fun along the way. At The Place at 117, you will create life-long relationships and connections that will enrich the academic experience successful. Our Community Assistant staff plans monthly resident events to get them involved. These range from pizza parties and basketball to S'Mores bars and seasonal events to keep our residents connected to events going on at The University of Illinois and the surrounding schools so they don’t miss anything! We want your student to succeed, and that’s why we thought of them while designing The Place at 117 as a living-learning environment.

  • Upgraded internet - with up to 1GB in every unit
  • Wifi in Community Areas
  • Private Fishing Pond
  • Basketball Court
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private Shuttle to Campus
  • Dog Park
  • Free Parking
  • Resort-Style Swimming Pool
  • Oversized Hot Tub
  • Sundeck with Hammocks
  • 24-hour State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • 24-hour Business Center
  • 24-hour Study Lounge
  • Weekly Resident Events
  • Fully furnished units including:
  • 60'' Flat Screen TV with Entertainment Stand
  • Coffee and Side Tables
  • Couch and Armchair
  • Desk with Study Chair
  • Full-Size Bed with Memory Foam Mattress in Remodeled Units
  • Nightstand
  • Upgraded internet with up to 1 GB internet in every unit – no router needed
  • Central Air Conditioning and Heating
  • Capped Utility Costs
  • In-Unit Washer and Dryer
  • Newly Renovated Luxury Kitchen
  • Private Bedrooms with Individual Bathrooms*
  • Spacious Closets

*available in select units

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Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Saturday By Appointment Only

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