Activities and Engagement Opportunities

Don't let this period of "social distancing" stop you from connecting with each other and participating in clubs and other organizations through online and physically distant means, such as Google Hangouts and Zoom. Now is the time to be innovative – Together we can keep the Titan spirit alive. 


Registered Student Organizations

Registered Student Orgnaizations (RSOs) provide community, engagement, and learning for students outside of the classroom environment. To learn more about the RSOs on campus, click here. If you are an RSO leader, click here to access resources and guidelines for RSO operation during COVID-19. 

Community & Volunteer Opportunities

Learn about opportunities within our local community to support.
  • McLean County GRID
    IWU Action Research Center is maintaining this Facebook group with opportunities with local non-profits.
  • Feed BloNo Kids
    Organizing and coordinating with local community leaders & businesses to ensure the children of Bloomington-Normal do not go hungry during this time of crisis. They will be serving free hamburgers and hotdogs everyday that school is out so that our children can eat.

Food Options & Access

Locate options for food resources and options, as well as resources for cooking at-home.
  • BN Prepared
    If you’re in town, here is a list of Bloomington-Normal restaurants open for carryout, delivery, or curbside pickup.
  • School Street Food Pantry
    If you are in need of food, the School Street Food Pantry on Illinois State University’s campus is open to all IWU, ISU, and Heartland students on Fridays from 4-6 PM

Ideas for Recreation & Wellness

Thrive as a faculty, staff, or student by engaging in self-care through an at-home workout, relaxation activities, and more. 

Arts, Music, & Culture

Check out these sites to go on virtual tours of museums, watch concerts, or learn a new language.
  • Lunch Doodles
    Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together.
  • Tours  
    Experience the best museums from NYC to France to Austria in the comfort of your own home.
  • Concerts
    Interested in music and enjoy attending concerts? Check out this daily list of free concerts from some of your favorite performers and musicians. 
  • Duolingo
    Practice and learn a new language through the free services of this website!
  • School of Art Quarantine Art 
    Visit this page to see School of Art students sharing their projects.

Social Media Engagement

Follow Illinois Wesleyan University social media for the latest updates and announcements.

We miss having all of our Titans on campus, so we’d love to see photos or videos from your “remote instruction” space. Whether you’re participating in an online class via video conference, practicing a recital or performance, working on a project, etc., please consider tagging Illinois Wesleyan (il_wesleyan on Instagram and Twitter, and @illinoiswesleyan on Facebook).