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Welcome to Wheaton

Ready to start your college life? This page will help you do just that! With behind-the-scenes videos, virtual residence hall tours, and events on campus and in the Chicagoland area, you’ll be able to experience life at Wheaton from your couch.

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Events for Admitted Students

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Fridays at Wheaton

December 3, February 18, April 22

Experience a planned day of activities that will help you feel warmly welcomed, have a chance to attend classes, and see yourself at Wheaton!

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Individual Visit Days

Weekdays, 8:30-5:00 p.m., by appointment

Meet with faculty, attend an admissions counselor info session, and take a campus tour in a smaller group setting. 

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#MyWheaton Days

March 24-25, April 7-8

Save the date for our dynamic on-campus events only for admitted students. More details and registration info coming soon!

Virtual Events

Wheaton College IL Students Leading Campus Tour

LIVE Virtual Tour

December 4, 2021 at 2:00 pm CST You're invited on a virtual tour of Wheaton's campus! A current student will show you around campus and answer your questions about life at Wheaton.

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Student Perspectives Panel

December 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm CST 
Join us for a virtual student panel. Current students will share about their college experience, and you'll have the opportunity to ask them questions about life at Wheaton.

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Aequitas Program Webinar

December 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm CST
Join us to learn more about the Aequitas Fellows Program, a highly selective, four-year cohort program centered around important interdisciplinary themes.

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Spiritual Formation at Wheaton

Coming January 2022

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Student Perspectives Panel

January 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm CST  

Wheaton College Student Leading Campus Tour

LIVE Virtual Tour

January 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm CST 

2020 Storytelling Team

Student Perspectives Panel

February 10, 2022 at 7:30 pm CST  

Wheaton Student Leading Campus Tour

LIVE Virtual Tour

February 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm CST 

Crowd of Wheaton College IL Students

Student Perspectives Panel

March 16, 2022 at 7:30 pm CST  

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LIVE Virtual Tour

March 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm CST 

Students Walking Together on Campus

LIVE Virtual Tour

April 9, 2022 at 2:00 pm CST 

Wheaton Students in Wheaton Spirit Wear

Student Perspectives Panel

April 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm CST  


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The Local Scene

The city of Wheaton offers shopping, restaurants, parks, the French Market, and more. Plus you're just a train ride away from everything Chicago has to offer!

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Explore Downtown Wheaton

Explore downtown Wheaton and all it has to offer including shops, restaurants, parks, coffee shops, and more!

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About a mile away from campus, there are close to 50 stores that have everything you need. You won’t need to bug your parents to mail you anything!

Downtown Wheaton IL Restaurants


Popular spots include Egg'lectic Café, My Half of the Sky, and the Little Popcorn Store. Check out all the restaurants.

Wheaton Farmers Market

Wheaton French Market

Every Saturday from April to November, Wheaton's downtown area is full of flowers, artisan food and crafts, and live music for the Wheaton French Market. It's the perfect weekend activity - no car needed!

Wheaton IL Public Library

Wheaton Public Library

Want a change of scenery? Walk a couple of blocks to the beautiful Wheaton Public Library. With several quiet reading rooms and a Café, you will be able to get all your work done well caffeinated!

Chicago Skyline

Explore Things to Do in Chicago

Condé Nast Traveler readers voted Chicago the Best Big City in the U.S. five years in a row. Just a train ride away, there's never a lack of things to do in this world-class city. 


Confirm Your Enrollment 


Wondering What Happens After You Enroll? 

Great question! After you've confirmed your enrollment, you'll want to set up your Wheaton Portal account. You'll activate your Wheaton email account which will allow you to 

- view your financial aid offer
- email faculty and staff
- sign up for housing and classes at a future date.

Next you can review the Admitted Student Checklist. That's where you'll find info about signing up for housing, registering for classes and much more!

Explore the Community Covenant

The goal of campus life at Wheaton College is to live, work, serve, and worship together as an educational community centered around the Lord Jesus Christ. The Community Covenant is our shared commitment to this life together.

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View and Accept Your Financial Aid

In case you missed it, here is how to view and accept your financial aid award.

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