As a new student attending Illinois Wesleyan University, there are many new and exciting experiences in store. In the Office of Residential Life, we hope living in the residence halls at IWU will be one of those experiences.
Even if the residence hall is not a student's selected housing during the first year at IWU, the Office of Residential Life collects local housing information for all students. This information is made available to University offices, faculty, and others that may need to contact you throughout the year.
There are two processes for incoming students, either new to college (First-Year) or new to IWU (Transfers):
Additional information about the First-Year Experience, including Turning Titan, will be sent to you during the summer. If you have any questions about the information contained in this message, please do not hesitate to contact me at your convenience.
Assistant Dean of Students for Campus Life and
Director of Residential Life
The following dates are also included on our Housing Selection Calendar. Look for dates marked as "INCOMING."
The roommate matching process takes place in three rounds. In each round, students who have completed the housing contract and roommate matching questionnaire by the deadline are matched with other students and placed in residence halls. Any student who needs additional consideration (because a roommate leaves the IWU class, for instance) is re-housed in the next future cycle.
The housing registration process for students entering IWU in the fall begins during the first week of February. Students who have submitted an Enrollment Card and deposit will be emailed (to the @iwu.edu email address) a link to the online housing contract.
The housing contract (which includes the roommate matching questionnaire) can be accessed through this unique link. Once students have received their "firstname.lastname@example.org" email address, included in the IWU Pre-Orientation Materials mailing, they can access thier unique Housing Contract link delivered to their @iwu.edu email address. Here are a few points to keep in mind regarding the housing application:
If you do not have access to the Internet from home, you may want to use a local library or school district computer.
The following dates are also listed on our Housing Selection Calendar.
Spring 2015 Information will be updated in early October.
The housing registration process for students entering IWU in the spring begins during the second week of December. Due to the smaller number of students entering mid-year, our process is more condensed than in the fall. Students who have submitted their Enrollment Card and deposit will receive a phone call from a professional staff member in the Office of Residential Life.
For students who are planning to commute from home or live out of the residence halls, we will be collecting local addresses during this conversation. For students who will be living in the residence halls, the following are the typical series of events:
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