A look inside housing
No matter where you live at Illinois State University, you will quickly find yourself at home.
- Wilkins, Haynie, and Wright Halls make up Tri-Towers. Close to the action at Redbird Arena and Hancock Stadium, 75 percent of residents at Tri-Towers are new students.
- Students across campus can loft their beds to make the most of their space.
- Each residence hall has outdoor basketball courts, and you can play sand volleyball at Tri-Towers.
Hewett and Manchester Halls
- Hewett and Manchester are a 3-minute walk from the Quad and one block from shops in Uptown Normal.
- These halls are home to our Themed Living-Learning Communities, floors designated for students who share common interests.
- Housing staff helps students transition smoothly to college life. Stop by the front desk to reserve study rooms or pick up packages.
- Each floor has shared bathrooms close to your room.
- Residence hall rooms across campus come with a twin bed, desk and desk chair, a dresser, and Wi-Fi.
- Floor lounges serve as a gathering place for students to study and hang out.
- Each residence hall has a computer lab equipped with printers for its residents.
- Watterson is the tallest residence hall on campus and is located next to the Quad.
- In Watterson, students build community within Houses, which are made up of five floors.
- Hungry? Grab breakfast, lunch, or dinner at Watterson Dining Commons.
- Both of our dining centers offer many freshly prepared foods and can accommodate your dietary needs.
- Enjoy the view from the top of Watterson Towers- or challenge your roommate to a game of ping pong.