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New Illini, Welcome!

Thank you for choosing Bromley! 
We are excited to be a part of your college journey at the University of Illinois. Take a look below on how to start your journey at Bromley Hall! 

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How to Choose Housing

Thank you for choosing Bromley! Choosing housing that works best for you is always our number one priority. The University of Illinois requires all incoming first-year students to live in either University Housing or Privately Owned Certified Housing, like Bromley Hall. Here are some reasons students choose #lifeatbrom.

  1. The Spacious Rooms & Closets: We have some of the largest rooms available on campus!
  2. Suite-Style Rooms: Enjoy the privacy of your own room or socialize in shared, community spaces.
  3. Social Community & Events.
  4. All-Inclusive, On-Site Amenities: Pool & Roof-Top Deck. Enough said.

How to Sign Up at Bromley

All applications are accepted in the order that they are received, so apply now before it is too late!

TIP: You can submit your housing application at Bromley Hall before receiving your official acceptance to the University! If you are not accepted to the University, you can cancel your Bromley contract without penalty, less the nonrefundable application fee.


Tours are available daily on a walk-in basis from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. No appointment necessary. We can’t wait to show you around!

Complete Your Bromley Application

First, you will need to access our online Application Portal to begin your application. Follow the steps below to ensure your application is complete.

  1. Register an account or log in if you have already created one to begin an application.
  2. Fill out your personal information.
    Please make sure to fill out the STUDENT’S personal information because they are the contract holder.
    Parents, your information will be entered as the Guarantor.
  3. Complete your roommate profile questions.
  4. Select your meal plan.
    TIP: Meal plans can be changed up until the first day of classes. You can change them in the portal,
    even after you complete your contract, up until April 15th. After that, you will need to email our
    Business Office.
  5. Select your 1st and 2nd room type preferences
    Your room type selection can not be changed in the portal after you have completed this step in the
    application process. If you would like to make changes to your preferences after you have already
    completed this step, you will need to email our Business Office. Room type requests will be
    accommodated on availability.
  6. Find a roommate.
    You can search for a screen name in our portal, filter your results based on profile question answers, or see
    a list of suggested roommates that would be a good match with you. Check out the Application
    YouTube video for more details. TIP: You do NOT have to select a roommate to complete the contract. You can come back and find a
    roommate anytime in the Portal until June 15. Also, remember that you will only be able to match
    with roommates that have the SAME room type preference.
  7. Review our Room & Board Agreement and Bromley Hall Rules & Regulations.
  8. Pay your $400 Application Fee and Deposit.
    Your $400 Application Fee + Deposit includes a nonrefundable $100 Application Fee and a $300 Security Deposit. Please refer to the Bromley Hall Room and Board Agreement and check out our FAQ page for more information about contract cancellation fees and refunds.



I know I made the right decision by choosing Bromley Hall as my freshman year dorm! The warm community atmosphere has made studying and creating lasting friendships an easy task. I couldn’t be happier to have been able to call Bromley my home away from home!


I loved my time at Bromley! The faculty are all fantastic and accommodating, the rooms and living areas are cozy, and the dining hall has great variety and convenient times. You absolutely cannot beat the location, which is important in a campus this large. I couldn’t imagine having a better place to call “home” on campus!


Living at Bromley Hall has been such a memorable part of my college experience. The convenient location, spacious rooms, accessible facilities, and incredible people and staff have made my transition into university life fun and exciting, and I am so happy to have shared my experiences at Bromley with wonderful people who have become my best friends.


Bromley Hall stands out as the best dorm for its unbeatable combination of modern amenities, a vibrant social atmosphere, and a central location. Living here has been a blast; I’ve made so many great friends along with countless cherished memories. There’s nowhere else I could imagine calling my second home.