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The Gates at Wesleyan

The Gates apartments exterior

If you are a soon-to-become junior or senior student, The Gates is 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. 

Apartment Selection Information

Quick Facts:

Address: 502 & 506 East Empire St. (do not use these address for mail/packages

Capacity: 96 students.

Apartment size: 1,400 sq. ft.

Air-conditioner: yes.

Bedroom furniture: full-sized beds in each bedroom, two under-bed dressers, shelving unit, desk, and chair.

Apartment furniture: couch, two chairs, coffee table, and end tables.

Laundry: washer and dryer located in each apartment.

Full Kitchen: stove/oven, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher and sink.

Other amenities: covered picnic area with built in charcoal grill. Bike racks with some under the picnic area shelter.

Utilities: all utilities included; IWU Wireless Internet Access.

Staff Information

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

The Gates Staff

The Gates at Wesleyan

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 residential students.

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