East Campus Halls
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Mailing Address

Student’s Name
Room # Manchester Hall
215 West Mulberry Street
Normal IL – 61761-2969

Manchester Hall

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East Campus consists of Manchester and Hewett Halls. Manchester Hall is a coed residence hall that is close to Milner Library and Bone Student Center. Manchester remains open throughout all university breaks during the academic year (this is referred to as nine-month housing).The beds in Manchester Hall can be bunked and the desks are movable.


Vacation Operation

During official University vacation periods, the residence halls (with the exception of Manchester Hall and Hewett Hall) are closed and students must vacate the premises. Manchester and Hewett Halls open the Monday before the official opening of all other residence halls and remains open during University break periods throughout the academic year. Manchester and Hewett residents do not have to vacate the premises during any break periods. Please see the Housing Contract Terms and Conditions for more information.


Refrigerators are permitted in students rooms, provided they do not exceed 4 cubic feet, are not taller than 36 inches, and do not draw more than 1.5 running amps. University Housing Services allows students to bring their own refrigerators, but does not rent or provide them.


The University assumes no responsibility or liability for the personal property of students. This includes damage, loss, fire, water damage, theft, flooding, etc. Students desiring this kind of protection must make their own arrangements for insurance.

Where to Study

Looking for a quiet place to study? Here are some options in East Campus:

  • Vrooman 101
  • Kong Room (reserve through Area Office)
  • Vrooman 105
  • Manchester 101
  • Manchester 105
  • Hewett 104
  • Hewett 18th floor lounge
  • Aloha Room 005A (reserve through Area Office)




Illinois State University

Office of Residential Life Building
Campus Box 2600
Normal, IL 61790-2600
Main: (309) 438-8611
Fax: (309) 438-8866

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