Office of Residential Life

Housing & Meal Plan Accommodations

Medical and Mental Health accommodations are granted to students who provide appropriate medical documentation supporting the need (such as single rooms and dining plan accommodations). Decisions are made through Disability Services in consultation with the Office of Residential Life.

Decisions are made based on the most recent supporting documentation based on the specific recommendations of the appropriate medical professionals. It is also Illinois Wesleyan University's expectation that during the term of the housing contract, the student adhere to the treatment plan assisting them in their need.

Note: A room accommodation will not be automatically granted from one academic year to the next. Students may need to supply ongoing supporting documentation stating the student's progress, ongoing diagnosis and documenting the continued need for a room accommodation. Accommodations are also not guaranteed and are subject to room availability.

For new students to IWU, the deadline for submitting the Verification for Housing and Meal Plan Accommodations is June 15 .

For returning students, deadlines for submission of documentation and requests for room or meal plan accommodations are set by term as follows: 

Documentation guidelines and the forms (Medical, Physical, Visual Disability Verification or Psychological Disability Verification) can be found on the Disability Services website. Please note that forms should be completed and returned to Disability Services.


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