Resident Students


  • All Residence Halls will open for Fall 2020.
  • Suite style residence halls remain at full occupancy.
  • Residents will be assigned move-in times beginning the week of Aug. 24.
  • There will be enhanced cleaning and sanitizing throughout the hall and especially in the restrooms.
  • Residents will have a designated shower, sink, toilet and laundry facilities.
  • Availability of disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer will be made available in residence hall restrooms and common areas.
  • Healthy community standards in the residence halls will promote self-care and care for others.
  • The Office of Residence Life is available at (815) 836-5581 or by email at


  • Dining services will be available following safe guidelines.
  • Tables will be cleaned and disinfected after each use.
  • Seating will be adjusted.
  • Floor decals and signage will reinforce traffic patterns and social distancing.
  • Options will include order ahead and take out.
  • The Office of Residence Life is available at (815) 836-5581 or by email at


Lewis University Shuttle Bus Schedule for Summer 2020:

Tuesday Noon - 4p.m.
Thursday Noon - 4p.m.

The shuttle will run from noon-4p.m. Monday-Friday. There is no shuttle service on Saturdays or Sundays. Schedule adjustments will be made as we monitor student usage and receive student feedback.

Students can board the bus in Parking Lot A, located by the Welcome Center.

Shuttle bus will go to grocery stores and Walmart.

Please observe the suggested Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Guidance when using the Lewis University shuttle bus service and visiting the stores.