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Student Life


Campus Living

We get it. There's a lot more to college life than studying. Whether you're looking to take charge or let loose, our campus is buzzing with opportunities to connect, learn, grow, and have fun. 


Countless Connections 

Gain confidence, find friends and make lifelong memories in a thriving campus community outside the classroom.
120+ Student Organizations
33% Diversestudent population in the class of 2022
9 Fraternities & Sororities


Best College Town

Top 10 Most Livable College Towns (Strategistico, 2022)

#3 Best Small College Town in America (USA Today, 2016)

#10 Top College Town (Business Insider, 2017)

Top 50 College Towns with best music scenes (GoodDeedSeats, 2018)

Be Part of a Winning Team

150 Academic All-Americans™

9 NCAA Division III National Championship Winners since 1997

152 conference championships


Clubs, Groups, Troupes
Clubs, Groups, Troupes
Follow your interests, find friends and learn leadership skills from a choice of 120+ student organizations - whether academic, activist, athletic, cultural, government, Greek Life, media, music, spiritual, or volunteer affiliations.
Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Office of Diversity & Inclusion
The Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) is dedicated to the promotion of a campus community that appreciates, encourages, and celebrates diversity. 
Office of Student Involvement
Office of Student Involvement
The Office of Student Involvement works with students to provide vibrant campus life programming that engages, entertains, educates, and involves all IWU students.
"I saw right away that I was valued as an important member of a group, rather than just an onlooker. It pushed me to pursue opportunities across Wesleyan's campus. I knew at that point that IWU was going to be my place."
Paxton Johnson '18
English Writing Major
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