Resident Halls

Each campus residence facility provides each student room with basic cable TV and wireless Internet access. Each student is provided a bed, dresser, desk, chair and closet.


McKibbin Hall is a three-story traditional residence hall which houses up to 200 men. Residents enjoy a recreation room with pool table, a large outdoor patio, and yard area. McKibbin’s first-floor lounge is air-conditioned and equipped with lounge furniture and a large screen TV. The lower lounge is used for active kinds of recreation and includes a pool table, foosball table, and ping pong table.

Room Dimensions:

  • McKibbin Design Singles are 8’x15′
  • McKibbin Doubles are 12’x15′

Sheaffer-Trieschmann (S-T) Hall is a three-story traditional residence hall, housing approximately 240 residents. S-T features air-conditioned TV lounges on every floor which are perfect for studying or group meetings. The recreational lounge is equipped with a pool table, ping pong table, exercise equipment, vending machines, and large screen TV. Another large lounge is equipped with large tables, a flat-screen TV, and kitchen.

Room Dimensions:

  • ST Design Singles are 8’x11′
  • ST Doubles are 11’x13’

Nemitz Suites offers upper-class students apartment-style living right on campus. Each air-conditioned suite is fully furnished and offers each resident their own private bedroom. Each suite houses four students, has two bathrooms and features a kitchenette with a full-sized refrigerator and microwave.

Additional Residence Hall Information


Before checking into their residence hall, students must present written confirmation from a physician for one of the following:

  1. Proof and date of having had measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) or
  2. Documentation of 2 doses of immunization for MMR after 1980 or
  3. Written notice from a doctor that you should not receive MMR immunization at this time.

Students unable to comply with one of the above must be re-immunized at the student’s expense. Additionally, students residing in campus housing must have completed a Mantoux skin test for tuberculosis within a year prior to their arrival on campus and must provide verification of any follow-up treatment if necessary.

Each resident is assigned a mailbox. U.S. mail, official university notices, and inter-campus mail is delivered Monday through Friday.

Iowa Wesleyan University accepts no responsibility for lost or damaged belongings. Students should obtain property insurance. Check your homeowner’s policy to see if you need additional coverage.

Alcohol is not permitted in the residence halls or anywhere on campus.

Iowa Wesleyan University is a Smoke-Free campus. Smoking is not allowed in any of the residence halls or anywhere else on campus.

Air-conditioned rooms are limited. A physician-documented medical need must be presented with a request for an air conditioned room, however, the availability of an air conditioner is not guaranteed. Air-conditioned rooms cost an additional $100 per occupant, per semester. Due to fire safety and electrical loads, you may not bring and install your own air conditioner.

What To Bring

Comforter or Bedspread
Twin-size sheets (36″ x 80″)
Clothes hangers
Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, etc.)
Pillow and pillowcases
Alarm clock

Roommates will want to discuss these items in advance:

Rug/floor covering

Other items that you may want to bring:

Backpack Bathrobe
Bicycle Broom/vacuum
Bulletin board Calendar/planner
Checkbook/debit card Computer
Crates for stacking Desk lamp
Desk supplies (pens, notebooks, etc) Drinking cups/silverware/plate/mug
Fan Flip flops for the shower
High school yearbook Laundry basket and detergent
Message board for door Needle & thread
Photo album/pictures Quarters
Shower caddy Soft chair/futon
Stamps/stationery Surge protector
Wall decorations/posters Wastebasket and trash bags

The following items are prohibited from the residence hall rooms because of fire hazard potential and/or insurance regulations:

  • Large paper or fabric wall hangings
  • Non-UL-listed appliances
  • Air conditioners – including windowless
  • Other than a microwave, cooking appliances of any kind are prohibited.
  • Heaters
  • Halogen lamps, sun lamps and spider arm lamps
  • Gasoline, kerosene (all flammable fuels)
  • Firearms or weapons of any kind
  • Candles, incense or any other type of flame or burning unit
  • Hammer, nails, power drills – Hammering holes into the halls is prohibited.
  • Double-sided sticky tape
  • Pets (except for small aquarium fish)

Any item closely related to the above is forbidden in the residence halls. They are prohibited because they put you and those around you at risk. If you are not sure whether something is allowed, contact the Office of Student Development at 319-385-6256.

What will I find in town for supplies?

Mount Pleasant has a variety of shops within walking distance of campus including Hy Vee, Dollar General and WalMart, as well as many other local merchants with just about anything you could need or want.

Contact Us
Office of Student Life
601 N. Main St.
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641