The Center for Engaged Learning is the central hub of programs in which students can
enhance their undergraduate experience through learning beyond the classroom and/or
seek assistance with developing your writing, presentation, and research skills. Explore
opportunities for high quality, impactful, engaged learning experiences that are highly
immersive, co-curricular educational opportunities.
Student Success Stories - Meet some of our IWU students and alumni who have been engaged in a wide variety
learning experiences. Make the most of your time here by exploring personal and professional
interests, getting outside of your comfort zone, and being part of local and global
The IWU Action Research Center is dedicated to the relentless pursuit of innovative
ideas that transform communities. Since 2003, ARC has connected the campus and the
community in meaningful ways that create impactful change and address pressing social
If you have an idea, a challenge, an opportunity, or a road block, ARC is a place
to explore solutions and action plans.
Whether you’re seeking to improve your test scores, or simply to gain a deeper understanding
of course material, a peer tutor can help. Many academic programs offer peer tutoring for a variety of topics and courses. If you don’t see your specific
tutoring need addressed below, be sure to consult your course syllabus, professor,
and advisor for further assistance.
We know that when students experience other cultures, doors to self-realization open
to an understanding of what it means to be a global citizen.
The International Office supports this commitment by helping students to study abroad,
whether it is for a single semester, a summer term, or a full year. IWU students have
the opportunity to study in hundreds of locations in almost every region of the world.
Our students have the opportunity to do original research at the undergraduate level,
collaborating with faculty who are at the top of their fields.
Because Illinois Wesleyan is an entirely undergraduate institution, students are offered
research and creative opportunities without competition from graduate students. Check
out some of the work that has resulted from faculty mentorship of students in the
IWU Digital Commons.