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Say "I DO" at IWU!

We're excited that you're considering Illinois Wesleyan University as your wedding venue! 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 or by phone at 309-556-3035 with any questions or to arrange a visit.


10 Reasons to Say "I Do" at IWU

  1. Unique venue options — from the Evelyn Chapel to the Ames Library!
  2. No food cost minimums — you don't need to spend a certain amount in food.
  3. Ample free parking for you and your guests.
  4. A Facility Coordinator on-site.
  5. Musician to play piano/organ at your ceremony.
  6. Complementary setup and tear-down.
  7. AV technology already incorporated in the rooms ready for you to use.
  8. Office staff ready to answer all of your inquiries and offering the right support you need during your planning process.
  9. Convenient nearby hotels.
  10. All day room rental for receptions — no events will booked in your space the morning of your reception.



Department - Conference Services