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UIUC Hosts U.S. Universities Arabic Midwest Debate Championship

Through April 19-21, 2024, a significant milestone was achieved with the inception of the inaugural U.S. Universities Arabic Midwest Debate Championship at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The event was coordinated by the...

Four Illinois students receive Critical Language Scholarships

Four University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign students were awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to study foreign languages this summer. Shireen Aydogan, Xavier Davenport, Karel Pene and Sylvia...

Eman Saadah awarded 2024 SLCL Diversity & Engagement Award

We are excited to recognize Dr. Eman Saadah for receiving the 2024 SLCL Diversity & Engagement Award!  This award recognizes alumni or members of the community at large who have made significant contributions (tangible and intangible) to the SLCL community; contributions which...


At the end of the program, the students display some of what they learned in a video. Below are the videos the students have made in past years.


Residential Students

Those who elect to stay on campus are considered residential students and will be housed in one of the university's residents halls.

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