Program Fees & Travel Information

Arabic High School group


**Announcement regarding COVID-19: We are holding a virtual program for the Summer of 2020. All SILMW Arabic High School classes will take place online. The deadline for registration is now April 27th, 2020. Due to the virtualization of our classes, the program deposit has been reduced to $100. Scholarships are still available for students, and require the application to be submitted by the deadline. Please email  for any questions.**



Total Program Cost per Student: $1150, which includes tuition, program fees, activities fees, and materials. 

Non-refundable application fee: $25 due at time of application.

Non-refundable program deposit: $100 due by May 18, 2020.

The remaining balance for the program must also be paid by May 18, 2020.

FULL and PARTIAL scholarships and financial aid are available. Thanks for the generous grants by Qatar Foundation International, we have been able to support students to join our summer institute for many years!

In order to be considered, you must apply and register by the extended deadline: April 27, 2020. Registration will open soon.




Total Program Cost:

  • Residential Student – $2300 and includes tuition, program fees, activities fees, materials, room and board, and meals.
  • Commuter Student – $1150 and includes tuition, program fees, activities fees, and materials. This rate does not include housing or meals. Meals can be purchased separately by the student a the dining hall.

Non-refundable application fee: $25 due at time of application.

Non-refundable program deposit: $250 due by May 25, 2020.

The remaining balance for the program must be paid by June 10, 2020.



Travel Information -

ALL students (Residential and Commuter) will be having a welcome dinner and pre-orientation on Sunday, June 14th at 5:00 pm. This will take place in the Ikenberry Dining Hall. The address is 301 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign.

For Residential student, please arrive to campus between 12PM and 3PM. You will check in at Hopkins Hall (1208 S. First Street, Champaign, IL 61820) between 12PM and 3PM. 

If you plan to fly to campus, we recommend a flight to Willard Airport CMI (aka University of Illinois Willard Airport)  that arrives between 12 PM and 3 PM.

Our access to the dorm building ends on Saturday, June 27th at 3 PM, so students must leave campus before then.

You may also arrange a flight to a Chicago airport (either Midway or O'Hare), and take a bus to campus using Peoria Charter ( or Illini Shuttle ( These buses run routes from the airports directly to the University of Illinois campus.

The closest bus stops to the Hopkins Residence Hall are "Ikenberry" for Peoria Charter, and "U of I Armory Building" for Illini Shuttle.

Pickup and drop off can also be arranged from the Champaign-Urbana airport to the residence hall via local taxi services. Local taxi services in the area are:

  • AL-Cab taxi (217) 607-3435
  • City Express Taxi Cab (217) 418-7450
  • Atlantic Taxi (217) 799-8319

Once you have made your travel arrangements, please send them to so we can ensure your safe travel to campus.


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