The quad is an open space in the center of many of Illinois State University's academic and administrative buildings. Students can spend their free time on the Quad playing sports or hanging out with friends.
The quad is located in the center of campus and is surrounded by many of Illinois State's academic and administrative buildings. The surrounding streets are W. College Avenue, S. University Street, W. Beaufort Street, and S. School Street.
Illinois State University’s Fell Arboretum was granted status in 1995 from the International Society of Arboriculture and consists of a 490 acre site established with thousands of trees representing over 154 species. Its history is rich with Jesse Fell’s vision of planting trees that flourish in central Illinois.