The UIUC Linguistics Student Organization provides several services to students at UIUC. Membership is open to graduate students from linguistics and related fields, as well as to any student interested in the study of language. The LSO organizes social events, runs professional workshops, hosts an annual conference, and invites regular speakers for the improvement of the field of linguistics.

Each year from 2009 to 2017, the LSO has hosted the annual ILLS conference. For more information on past and future conferences, visit the ILLS website at http://ills.linguistics.illinois.edu/

The current LSO officers are:
President: Caitlin Cassidy
Treasurer: Ana Galdamez
Agents: Jennifer Zhang, Lindsey Graham, Mien-Jen Wu