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Great news! It’s never been easier to visit Illinois Wesleyan. We love showcasing your beautiful campus in-person to prospective students and families. When you visit, you’ll get individual attention and a great sense of what makes Illinois Wesleyan one of the top ranked schools in the nation!

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Individual On-Campus Visits

College visits are an important part of the college selection process. 

We'd love to meet you, introduce ourselves, and learn where you are in your college selection process! Application questions? Financial Aid? Introduction to IWU? Whatever questions you have, we are here for you!

Schedule your visit today!

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First Look Previews

Take a campus tour, learn valuable financial aid information, glimpse some of the 120+ extracurricular activities available to our students, and more! Designed especially for students and families who are just getting to know IWU, this is a fantastic overview of the IWU experience.

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Open Houses

Each year we’re pleased to offer three fun, informative, in-person sessions which offer opportunities to discover IWU, ask questions, meet faculty, current students, take a campus tour and more! 

  • Monday, October 14
  • Saturday, November 9

Group Visits

Organizations Bringing Multiple Students

Students must be in grades 9 - 12. To ensure a positive experience for all, we ask that all groups adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Groups are limited to 50 students.
  • One chaperone must be present for every 10 students.
  • A chaperone must accompany every group of students going out on a tour.
  • Requests should come from schools or other academic programs.

Although we will do our best, we may be unable to accommodate your group during peak visit times in October, March, or April.

Please contact our visit coordinator at (309) 556-3031 with any questions.

Request a Group Visit


Travel Vouchers

Out-of-state admitted seniors may be eligible for reimbursement of half of their travel costs, up to $300. For more details, and to find out if you qualify, contact your admissions counselor!


Overnight Guests

Overnight visits at IWU are generally reserved for high school seniors. If you are a high school senior who has been admitted to Illinois Wesleyan, and would like to schedule an overnight visit, please reach out to your admissions counselor or call (309) 556-3031.