Office of Residential Life

Residence Hall Information and Policies

In addition to the policies and expectations outlined here, all students are expected to adhere to the published regulations and policies found in the Student Handbook and University Catalog. Since each residence hall has its own unique living environment, additional expectations may exist in each hall. These regulations have been formulated to assure the safety and welfare of all residence hall students.

Community Living

Policies around community living describe guidelines for how residents live with one another in community and make best use of residence hall facilities.

University Housing Requirements

University Housing Requirements describe the residential character of IWU, and the expectations that the institution has for students regarding campus living and dining.


Residents' responsibility towards awareness of their living space and surroundings are described in policies related to damages.

Housing Assignments

Guidelines related to housing assignments describe the configuration of residence halls, how residents select rooms and roommates, and the ways that the Office of Residential Life manages occupancy.

Policies and Procedures

Regulations and procedures describe rules that keep residence hall students safe and healthy, by protecting students from fire, health and safety risks, while limiting circumstances that could result in crisis or emergency.