The Gates at Wesleyan

The Gates at Wesleyan

If you are a soon-to-become junior or senior student, The Gates will be one of the most exciting choices you can make! As one of the only apartment buildings on campus, the Gates provides spacious apartments with four people in each apartment. The Gates at Wesleyan house 96 students in four bedroom units.  With single bedrooms, double beds and full kitchens, the Gates provides campus-proximate residential housing for students as they develop independence. 

With an apartment manager for support in each building, and being so close to campus, The Gates offers the chance for students to fully engage in their college experience. We are a young residential college, leaving room for residents to add to our already rich history and traditions. We look forward to you being active, responsible, and engaged members of our residential community! 

Apartment Selection Information

Quick facts

502 & 506 East Empire Street, Bloomington, IL 61701 (do not use these address for mail/packages

Capacity: 96 students.
Apartment Size: 1,400 sq. ft.
Air-conditioner: Yes.
Bedroom Furnishings: Full-sized beds in each bedroom, two under-bed dressers, shelving unit, desk, and chair.
Apartment Furnishings: Couch, two chairs, coffee table, and end tables.
Laundry Facilities: There is a washer and dryer located in each apartment.
Full Kitchen: A stove/oven, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher and sink.
Other Facilities: Covered picnic area with built in charcoal grill. Bike racks with some under the picnic area shelter.
All Utilities included: Includes all utilities as well as IWU Wireless Internet Access.

Staff Information

There is an apartment manager available for support in each building.

The Gates Staff

Opening & Closing Dates

Please check  Opening & Closing Dates for more information.

Dining Options

While a dining plan is not required for residents of The Gates, it is available and encouraged. Illinois Wesleyan strives to create warm, friendly dining spaces with diverse menus for students, staff, and faculty, so that everyone has a slice of home. We offer several different Meal Plans as well as snack opportunities for resident students.

Additional Information