The Office of Residential and Student Life at Lincoln College-Normal is committed to providing a safe, student-centered, residential environment that stimulates student growth outside of the classroom. We are committed to providing developmental, social and educationally empowering programming as well as supportive and diverse community that allows students to learn, grow and be successful by encouraging self-respect and community responsibility. In addition, we are dedicated to providing for the individual needs of our student in a manner that is congruent with the overall mission of Lincoln College-Normal.

Policies and Amenities

The residential experience is an integral part of the educational process at Lincoln College-Normal. Freshmen are required to live on campus unless they are over 21 years of age, are married, have legal dependents or reside with a family member at their permanent home address. Alcohol and illegal drugs are prohibited on the Lincoln College-Normal campus. For more details on Lincoln College-Normal Residential and Student Life policies please see the Student Handbook and Code of Conduct.

At Lincoln College-Normal, the convenience and safety of living on campus is combined with the freedom and privacy of apartment life in the campus’ 5 residential buildings, each of which offers modern, comfortable, four-bedroom units. Each apartment includes four private bedrooms, two full baths, a living room, kitchen, and laundry facilities. Units are air-conditioned and fully furnished.  Each apartment and each bedroom has cable internet and television access. The only additional equipment students with personal computers will need to access the internet is a network card and an Ethernet cable or students may also access the internet via a wireless card in their computer. Each bedroom has its own private phone number and voice mail. Local phone service is provided, and long distance calls can be made by calling collect or using a pre-paid phone card. Students should bring their own touch-tone phone. Utilities and extended basic cable service are included in the cost of housing.

Mail is delivered each weekday afternoon to individual mailboxes located outside the Midwest College of Cosmetology Training Lab on the southeast side of campus. Packages too large for the mailboxes are held at the front desk, and the students are notified of the delivery. Outgoing mail is left at the front desk for pickup by the US Postal Service. Stamps may be purchased in the bookstore.

Costs associated with living on campus include a $1,850.00 per semester room charge and a $200.00 security damage deposit which is refundable if no damage occurs during the student’s stay and the student does not violate their Housing Contract.

Residential Life Staff

Professional residential life staff is available to help students with their needs and concerns. Professional staff members live on campus and are available as a resource for residential students. Additionally, a trained student Resident Assistant lives in each building and is easily accessible to students to help them deal with issues that may arise throughout the semester.

More Information

The Office of Residential Life and Student Life is located in the Student Commons and be contacted at (309) 268-4335, (309) 268-4337, or (309) 826-0500, and at

You can contact the student life office at (309) 268-4340, or at