The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is at the heart of activities for students. We're here to help you become the most effective student possible. Check out the many resources and opportunities we have available and be sure to contact us at 217.245.3094 if you have any questions.
Caine Student Center Table Reservation
Registered student organizations may reserve tables in the Caine Student Center to promote events, conduct sign-ups, fundraising and more. Tables in Caine Student Center may be reserved by contacting the Center for Student Involvement at 217.245.3094 or stopping by the office located in the Caine Student Center first floor. There are a limited amount of tables available, so please call for reservations ahead of time. You are responsible for setting up and taking down your assigned table at the beginning and end of your reserved time. You are also responsible for any items left on the tables and for storing items that are used at your table. Table supplies may be stored in the Center for Student Involvement while you have a table reservation. Any items left in the Center for Student Involvement after your table use is over will be disposed of.
Computers and Printers
Need to check your email? Want to create a flyer for your next event? We have computers and a black and white laser printer for you to use in the Center for Student Involvement.
Any registered student organization is welcome to reserve the conference room located adjacent to the Center for Student Involvement. The room seats approximately 15 people. To reserve the conference room, please call 217.245.3094 or stop in to speak with our staff and we’ll get you on the calendar. It’s a great place for your weekly meetings!
Faxes related to student organization business can be sent and received in the Center for Student Involvement. The number is 217.245.3071. Please let the Center staff members know if you are expecting to receive or need help sending a fax.
Game and Activity Rental
The Center for Student Involvement has a variety of indoor and outdoor games and activities that student organizations may rent including bags, washers, Catch Phrase, Scrabble, Scattergories, Apples to Apples, Would You Rather and more. The rental fee is a $5 deposit per game that will be given back when the game is returned. If the game or activity is missing pieces or damaged, the deposit will not be given back to the organization. Games and activities can be rented by contacting the Center for Student Involvement at 217.245.3094 or by stopping by our office, located on the first floor of Caine Student Center. All game and activity reservations are made on a first come, first served basis.
The Center for Student Involvement organizes an involvement fair for all student organizations to recruit students to join their organization. The fall involvement fair is usually held on the first Tuesday of each fall semester when classes begin. The spring involvement fair is usually held on the Monday before spring semester classes begin. If you would like more information about participating in the involvement fairs, please contact the CSI staff at 217.245.3094.
Come to the Center for Student Involvement and peruse the wide variety of books and resources available for student leaders. We have well over 100 resources covering a wide range of leadership theories and skills. Some of the general topics include: team-building, creativity, stress and time management, event planning, presentation skills, leadership and more! Check the books out with our CSI staff.
Lost and Found
The campus lost and found is located in the CSI. Any items left for longer than 30 days will be discarded or donated if appropriate.
• IDs – If you need to replace your ID card, please go to the Office of Facilities Management. There is a replacement fee.
• Keys – If you have lost your residence hall keys, please report it to your RA immediately.
The Preview is the campus-wide weekly newsletter and calendar. It is published each week when classes are in session and distributed on Mondays. Announcements for the Preview should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on the Wednesday before distribution. The Preview is also accessible via the Illinois College website at www.ic.edu/preview.
Do you need help in promoting your activities? The poster-making room has a selection of colored rolls of paper, markers, pens, pencils, scissors, tape and more. Any registered student organization is invited to make use of these resources free of charge.