Arrange a Visit
Great news! There are now multiple ways to visit Illinois Wesleyan University––virtual
or in person.
In keeping with CDC and Illinois state guidelines regarding COVID-19, IWU is hosting
single-family individual visits, as well as continuing virtual visits for both individuals
Choose the way that works best for you!
Open Houses will be virtual at this time.
Our friendly open houses are phenomenal opportunities to visit, discover the array
of all that's possible here, and taste how Illinois Wesleyan can facilitate your reaching
further, pushing past, and exceeding your goals. Tour campus. Interact with faculty. Ask questions of current students. Learn more
about what it's really like to live, study, play, and "breakthrough" here at IWU.
Admitted Students Day (admitted students only)
If you've been admitted into IWU's incoming class of 2020, this day has been designed
just for you. Join us to learn more about the significant ways IWU will not only make
your college experience "breakthrough," but also set you up for success after college.
The program includes breakout sessions focused on Post-Graduate Planning, Study Abroad,
Research, Student Life, and more, plus the opportunity to tour campus, and hear from
current students, faculty and alumni about the distinctive characteristics of Illinois
Individual On-Campus Visits: We are hosting in-person individual family visits again. In an effort to keep our guests, students, faculty, staff and community as safe as
possible, Illinois Wesleyan is adhering to CDC and state guidelines around preventing
the spread of the Coronavirus. All visitors MUST wear a face mask and practice social
distancing of at least 6 feet while on campus. Thank you! Schedule your individual visit now!
Group On-Campus Visits: We regret that we are unable to schedule group visits to campus at this time due to
COVID-19. We look forward to hosting group tours when it is safe to do so.
In order to provide you with the best virtual visit possible, please allow 72 hours
Individual Virtual Visits: Students and families wanting to meet one on one with an admission counselor, current
student, faculty member and/or coach should sign up for an individual virtual visit.
Virtual Group Presentations: Group presentations are available on Tuesdays and Fridays. Students and families
wanting to get a feel for what IWU has to offer can participate in a 20 minute group
presentation by one of our admission counselors and take a virtual tour led by two
of our student ambassadors.
Out-of-state students who have applied to IWU and meet a certain academic threshold
may be eligible for up to $200 in reimbursements to help defray travel costs associated
with a visit to campus. For more details, and to find out if you qualify, contact your admissions counselor!
Due to COVID-19, at this time we are unable to provide an overnight experience.