• All patrons are expected to follow the Campus Recreation and University of Illinois codes of conduct. View all policies at campusrec.illinois.edu/policies.
  • Infliction or threat of bodily harm, whether done intentionally or with reckless disregard, including threat or action in retaliation for making allegations of misconduct, is prohibited.
  • Use of abusive language and sexual misconduct is prohibited
  • Alcohol, tobacco products, electronic cigarettes, illegal drugs, firearms, and other weapons are strictly prohibited in or near Campus Recreation facilities.
  • Participation in all activities is voluntary and all individuals knowingly assume all risks when they take part in informal or programmed recreational activities. Each participant also has a responsibility to use prudent and ordinary care in their actions. The University of Illinois and Campus Recreation are not liable for injuries sustained during participation in an activity or program.
  • Children, 15 and under, must be supervised by a parent, guardian, or responsible adult (age 18 or over) at all times.
  • Groups or individuals using the facilities have the responsibility of leaving their site in as good as or better condition than they found it.
  • Campus Recreation staff has the authority to cancel any activity at any time due to weather conditions.
  • Use discretion regarding music. Be aware of the residential and community dwellings as well as other groups in and near the Illini Grove. Explicit lyrics are prohibited.
  • Grilling is allowed only on Campus Recreation-provided grills, and fires should be confined to these grills. Fires must be completely extinguished by the group before leaving.
  • Parking within the perimeter of the Illini Grove is prohibited. Metered parking is available on surrounding streets.
  • Clean up after your pets. Pets must be on a leash.
  • Report any damaged or faulty equipment, maintenance issues, or other concerns to a Campus Recreation employee.
  • Campus Recreation is not responsible for any damaged, lost, or stolen items.
  • Photo and video may be taken of informal recreation and programs by Campus Recreation or the University of Illinois and used for marketing and promotional purposes.
  • Campus Recreation staff must approve signs, banners, and bulletin board postings.
  • Unauthorized use of video, photography, and recording devices is prohibited. Publicly showing copyrighted movies and instructional videos is prohibited.


  • Priority usage goes to reservations.
  • The Illini Grove can be reserved between 8am-10pm daily.
  • Restrooms are available only to accommodate reservations.
  • The pavilion and individual grill and table sites can be reserved for a fee by emailing reservecampusrec@illinois.edu. Campus Recreation members have priority. The Illini Grove is restricted to persons affiliated with the University of Illinois including: Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students and guests of these groups. Groups must include 50% university-affiliated individuals.
  • Individuals or groups reserving facility space for activities are responsible for the conduct and actions of those associated with and participating in the event. Any damage to the facility and/ or equipment or violations of policies is the responsibility of the individual/groups reserving the space and must be reported immediately. The reserving party is also responsible for any charges associated with these damages at the discretion of Campus Recreation.
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