2023-2024 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:

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.

APS Educational Centers

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

Barnes Student Center (BSC)

IWU's Barnes Student Center is the central hub of the Marion campus - bringing students, employees, and guests into an innovative facility designed intentionally to foster building community. With over 199,000 square feet, this building houses Baldwin Dining, Chick-fil-a, Mario's Pizza, Trader James convenience store, bookstore, McConn Coffee house, art gallery, Globe Theater, banquet rooms, Intercultural & Global Office, Student Development, Student Accounts, Financial Aid, Registration & Academic Services, Health Center, Post Office, and the Center for Student Success.

Beard Arts Center (BAC)

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

Botany Glen

This tract of land is a designated nature preserve where biology and botany classes can explore creation in a living laboratory. 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 and laboratories for science, health sciences, and nursing, the state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Lab, and Porter Auditorium.

Center Hall (CS)

This building provides classroom and studio space for students and faculty who are studying in the field of art, as well as a few general purpose classrooms and a 24-7 Study Room.

Chapel Auditorium

Built in 2010, the Chapel Auditorium is a 3,900 seat, 75,000 square feet venue used for weekly chapel services, concerts, guest speakers, academic ceremonies, and graduation services.

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.

Don Wood Foundation Hall of Engineering

The 15,000 square feet engineering building includes offices and dual use classrooms, engineering shops, computer labs, robotics and automation lab, circuits and instrumentation lab, civil engineering lab, materials lab, thermo-fluid lab, and senior design and collaborative space.

Elder Hall (ELDR)

This building houses the Division of Behavioral Sciences and the Division of Modern Language, Literature and Communication, 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 and John Wesley Honors College.

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.

John Wesley Administration Building (JWAB)

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, the university Advancement Department, and Chief Marketing Officer along with a meeting room for the university’s Board of Trustees. 

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, Business Affairs, Grants Office, Human Resources, Registrar's Office, the university Information Technology Department, and offices for the Division of Social Sciences, as well as the DeVoe Division of Business for Residential Education students.

Noggle Christian Ministries Center (NCMC)

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

Ott Hall of Sciences and Nursing (OHSN)

This 110,000-square-foot building houses the administrative and faculty offices, as well as classrooms and labs for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and the School of Physical and Applied Sciences. It includes research space for faculty and students, a greenhouse, cadaver lab, and other specialized learning space. Collaborative spaces encourage and facilitate inter professional development. Ott Hall and Burns Hall are connected by a three-story atrium that promotes community among faculty and students.

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.

Wesley Seminary

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.

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