Congratulations on your decision to enroll at Illinois Wesleyan!

Kiplinger's Personal Finance calls us a best value, the Economist reports our graduates earn top dollar, U.S. News & World Report puts us in the top-tier of national liberal arts colleges and we're confident that you'll add to our reputation in the years to come.

To confirm your intention to enroll, you will need to submit the $350 non-refundable matriculation fee. Once your enrollment deposit is received, you will receive further information regarding housing, orientation, and course registration.

If you have questions, there are plenty of answers on our website, or you can contact your admissions counselor or the Office of Financial Aid.

Deposit Payment Options

An Enrollment Decision Card and business reply envelope were included in your acceptance packet. You may either send a check with the Enrollment Decision Card by regular mail or simply submit the enrollment deposit online.

Online options include credit card (American Express, Discover, Master Card or Visa)1 or having your savings or checking account debited with an ACH (automatic clearing house)2 payment. To do so, you will need to include the student name and IWU ID number. The IWU ID number can be found on the Enrollment Decision Card included in the acceptance packet. The ID is located in the lower right hand corner of the card. 

If you cannot locate your card or ID number, simply call the Admissions Office at 800-332-2498 or send an email to

One more step and you’re officially a member of this fall’s entering class!

Credit Card or ACH Payment

1A convenience fee is charged by the provider for credit card payment options. IWU does not charge nor collect the convenience fee.
2There is no fee for an ACH payment.

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