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
502 & 506 East Empire Street, Bloomington, IL 61701 (do not use these address for
Capacity: 96 students.
Apartment Size: 1,400 sq. ft.
Bedroom Furnishings: Full-sized beds in each bedroom, two under-bed dressers, shelving unit, desk, and
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.
There is an apartment manager available for support in each building.
The Gates Staff
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.