Illinois in a Box

Illinois-Branded Materials for Your Events

Strategic Communications and Marketing can help bring the orange-and-blue spirit to your unit’s event. Illinois in a Box provides up-to-date resources on loan, for free or at a minimal cost. Our Illinois-branded display materials and supplies can be customized to your event needs.

Available items include:

  • Banners
  • Tablecloths
  • Props for photo opportunities
  • University Guide magazine
  • Illinois By The Number info cards
  • Giveaway prizes and small for-purchase Illinois-branded items like luggage tags, notecards, lanyards and more.

Things to Know


If you have questions about Illinois in a Box items or an order that you placed, call 217-300-8679.


All faculty members and staff are eligible to reserve and use Illinois in a Box resources for presentations to external audiences. StratCom reserves the right to refuse the use of materials, especially when multiple requests are received for the same dates or overlapping dates.

Reservation Process for On-loan Items

A few things to consider before ordering your materials:

  • The dates the materials will be picked up and returned.
  • The reservation form must be submitted at least two (2) work days prior to your event.
  • Are you picking the right materials for your event’s intended audience?
  • Will there be a table at your event?
  • How much space will you have?

Order Confirmation

An order confirmation will be sent via email.