Illinois Wesleyan

Say "I Do" at IWU!

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.

Evelyn Chapel Ceremonies
Evelyn Chapel Ceremonies
Our beautiful Evelyn Chapel keeps the intimate feeling without having any religious affiliation. It is available year round for alumni as well as the general public.
Non-Traditional Ceremonies
Non-Traditional Ceremonies
A mix of indoor and outdoor unique spaces is available around campus to make your ceremony the most special one. 
Wedding Receptions
Wedding Receptions
Available year-round, our venues are open to any couple with or without affiliation with the University.
Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery
Get inspired and look at what you could do in our spaces!
From small to large, casual to elegant, our exclusive caterer, Sodexo, will provide appetizers, buffets, or served meals, covering special dietary needs and including alcohol.
Guest Info
Guest Info
All the information you need for how to get to our campus, where to park and attractions nearby.

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.




Conference Services
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Feel free to ask all your questions or book a tour of our venue spaces


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