Weddings

Say "I Do" at IWU!

Welcome!

We're excited that you're considering Illinois Wesleyan University for your wedding! Our campus offers a mix of traditional and unique settings for your ceremony or reception. Available year-round, our venues can accommodate up to 300 guests, and are available to any couple with or without an affiliation to the University.

Our Conference Services Office will work closely with you to help create your ideal day.  

Have questions?  Please reach out to us by email at weddings@iwu.edu or by phone at 309.556.3035 with any questions or to arrange a visit.

Main Lounge
Young Main Lounge
Hansen Center
Outdoor ceremony on Joslin steps
Joslin Atrium
Chapel Aerial
 

Current COVID-19 Guidelines

We know that this has been an unpredictable year with many rapid changes. However, we’re still dedicated to celebrating your special day with you! Our facilities are now open again for weddings and tours! Due to COVID-19 regulations, we ask that all of our guests adhere to the following guidelines: 

10 Reasons to Say "I Do" at IWU

  1. Ample free parking for you and your guests! 
  2. Linens provided in a variety of colors
  3. Complementary setup and tear-down
  4. Unique venue options from the chapel to the library! 
  5. No food cost minimums. You do not have to spend a certain amount in food
  6. Convenient outdoor ceremony location
  7. Convenient nearby hotels
  8. Ceremony Coordinator on-site
  9. A musician to play piano/organ at your ceremony
  10. All day room rental for receptions. No events will booked in your space the morning of your reception! Room access starts at 10am with no stress of time constraints

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Ceremonies
Ceremonies
Receptions
Receptions
Visitors
Visitor Information