2013-2014 Catalog


Instructional Facilities

Indiana Wesleyan has up-to-date classrooms, well-equipped laboratories, and studio spaces for academic use. The following buildings serve as academic resources:

John Wesley Administration Building

The John Wesley Administration Building, which opened in 1894, is the only building that remains from the original campus. A major renovation of the building was completed in 2003. The building houses offices for the president and the university Advancement Department, along with a meeting room for the university’s Board of Trustees.

APS Educational Centers

The College of Adult and Professional Studies has educational centers in Marion, Fort Wayne, Kokomo, Columbus, Indianapolis, Merrillville, and Greenwood, Indiana; Florence, Lexington, and Louisville, Kentucky; and Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Dayton, Ohio. See Education and Service Centers for detailed listing.

Beard Arts Center (BAC)

This classroom building, named after Lee and Edna Beard, has the Division of Art, art studios and shops, art galleries, and four classrooms.

Botany Glen

This tract of land is designated a nature preserve where biology and botany classes can explore creation in a living laboratory. Home to a low and high ropes course, Botany Glen is an experiential learning classroom and training center for the IWU community and constituents.

Burns Hall of Science and Nursing (BHSN)

This facility includes classrooms, science and nursing laboratories, Porter Auditorium, Academic Computer Center, departmental offices for the Divisions of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Nursing.

Center Hall (CS)

This classroom building provides additional space for math, computer and art courses.

College Wesleyan Church (CWC)

College Wesleyan Church is an independent but cooperating agency with the university. Occasionally classrooms are scheduled in this facility located on the main campus.

Elder Hall (ELDR)

This building houses the Division of Behavioral Sciences, the Division of Modern Language and Literature, and the Division of Communication and Theatre, including audio and video studios and WIWU-FM and WIWU-TV 51.

Goodman Hall (GMN)

This classroom building houses 5 classrooms and divisional offices for the Division of Education.

Indiana Wesleyan University Canadian Campus

A 100-acre outdoor classroom on St. Joseph Island is located 40 miles east of Sault St. Marie, Ontario. The grounds include a modern log lodge with dining facilities and insulated log cabins for accommodations.

Jackson Library (JLB)

This state-of-the-art, 79,000-square-foot library is named after alumnus and benefactor Dr. Lewis A. Jackson. Dr. Jackson, a 1939 Indiana Wesleyan University (then Marion College) graduate, trained the “Tuskegee Airmen” during WWII, became a university president in 1970, and was a life-long entrepreneur. This uniquely designed library contains leading-edge technology. Student Internet connections are located conveniently throughout the library. Over 20 miles of voice and data cable were laid in the floors and walls, connecting its 700 outlets to IWU’s information network.

Maxwell Center for Business and Leadership (MAX)

The Maxwell Center is a spacious, state-of-the-art facility that meets a variety of needs. The 63,000-square-foot building contains six classrooms. It houses the Admissions Office, Human Resources, Print Shop, the university Information Technology Department, and offices for the Division of Social Science, as well as the Division of Business for CAS students.

Noggle Christian Ministries Center (NCMC)

This classroom and faculty office building is the home office for the School of Theology and Ministry.

Outdoor Athletic Complex

The Outdoor Athletic Complex serves athletic and intramural competition. It includes an indoor sports complex, track, two baseball fields, two softball fields, and three soccer fields. The main venues are lighted. Complementing the outdoor complex is a concession/public use facility. This building also serves as an athletic training facility and officials’ changing room.

Phillippe Performing Arts Center (PPAC)

This building houses the Tom and Joan Phillippe Chapel-Auditorium, the RCA Theater, the Joan Phillippe Music Building, and the Herman Baker Recital Hall. The music wing includes teaching studios, practice rooms, a piano laboratory, and three classrooms.

Recreation and Wellness Center (RWC)

The 120,000-square-foot indoor facility includes the Robert R. Luckey Gymnasium, a natatorium, racquetball courts, recreation activity center, weight room, fitness room, elevated track, locker facilities, classrooms, a lab area, office area, and a state-of-the-art athletic training facility.

Science and Nursing Building

The Science and Nursing building will open in 2014 and will house administrative and faculty offices, classrooms and labs for the School of Nursing, the School of the Physical and Applied Sciences, and the School of Health Sciences. This 11,250 square-foot, five-story facility connects to the current Burns Hall of Science and Nursing via a three-story atrium.

Wesley Seminary at IWU

The facility's international design and furnishings reflect its theme, “The World is my Parish” (John Wesley), and the facility tells the story of the Seminary’s values. It includes four classrooms of various sizes, office areas, a prayer room and a common gathering space. Its ellipse shape embraces an outdoor amphitheater.

Adult and Graduate Studies Administrative Building (AGS)

Located at the intersection of 50th Street and State Road 37, this building houses administrative offices for the College of Adult and Professional Studies and the graduate schools and programs in Nursing, Counseling and Ministry. In addition, there are four classrooms and a counseling clinic.

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