Make an impact in the Illinois community

Interest Form and OpenDev Applications for Fall 2023 open now

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At Open-Source @ Illinois, our primary focus is empowering developers and engineers, enabling them to actively contribute to the tools they rely on. By embracing open-source principles, we aim to cultivate a culture where members freely share ideas, expertise, maintain shared resources, and drive the development of impactful projects that benefit the wider community.

Our mission is to democratize access to knowledge and technology, fostering a collaborative environment that celebrates collective intelligence and leaves a lasting impact.

How do I get involved?

Open-Source at Illinois holds weekly meetings and special events throughout the year.

To get started, just join our discord server. To stay updated, add the open-source calendar.

Learn. Collaborate. Create.

Open-Source at Illinois has a curated set of workshops you can do at your own pace. Learn and apply version control, REST APIs, static site generators, and more!

Collaborate with other developers and gain real world experience by working on our open-source club projects like Cherry and osai-bot.

Or, start your own project and leverage the Open-Source at Illinois community to guide you along the way

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Workflow & Automation

We're on a quest to make the Open-Source at Illinois experience as easy and fun as possible.

Leveraging awesome tools like bots, webhooks and CI/CD helps us focus on our community and our mission to further the ideas of open source and information freedom.