The Residential Complex, located directly across the street from the Illinois College of Optometry, is a great student housing option that is unlike anything available at other optometry schools. The modern RC provides a convenient and serious learning environment for students who wish to take advantage of the outstanding amenities available.
The RC is open to all students and consists of one and two bedroom suites, as well as one, two and three bedroom apartments. The apartments are fully furnished and include a bed, couch, chairs, desk, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave and more.
The complex also includes a recreation area with Ping-Pong, billiards and foosball, a sun deck, a patio complete with a gas barbecue, computer center, study and social lounges with flat-screen TVs, meeting rooms, and a laundry facility. All accommodations include wireless Internet access; comprehensive meal plans are also available.
Advantages of RC Living:
- Opportunity to meet and interact with 200 student residents
- Convenient access to the Eyepod, library and other ICO facilities
- Safe, secure environment with full-time security staff
- Eases the transition from undergraduate studies to graduate studies
- Great way to get to know Chicago
- Study and social lounges
- Laundry facilities
- Recreation area
- Excellent Events! The RC offers organized trips to Chicago museums, sporting events, theaters and outdoor concerts throughout the year.
- Overall, a unique housing opportunity and facility that is not offered by any other optometry school