The centers in the university demonstrate our special expertise in distinct areas - adult education, undergraduate life calling, and student support. These demonstrate the unique vision of extraordinary leaders to promote measurable success for you. As we develop expertise in other areas, we will add new centers that will continue to promote academic excellence and student success.

The Center for Life Calling

The Center for Life Calling enables students to find an overriding purpose for their lives, equips them to make life decisions based on this purpose, and empowers them to develop this purpose into world-changing leadership. Learn more...


The Center for Learning and Innovation

The mission of the Center is to serve all of the academic units at IWU by collaborating with them to design, develop, revise and deliver technically innovative, high-quality curriculum. The team of instructional designers, developers and support personnel will carry out this mission by continually investigating the current trends and future possibilities of diverse learning environments while scaffolding the academic work of the university through a flexible, iterative process that includes shared standards, skill development, and technical assistance. Learn more...


The Center for Student Success

The Center for Student Success promotes holistic development toward well-being for students in their undergraduate journey. Joining curricular and co-curricular dimensions of IWU's distinctively Christian approach to higher education, CSS helps individuals express authentic faith through their lives and learning. Services include: Academic Success/Enrichment, Clinical Counseling, Disability Services, Testing and TRiO Scholars Program. Learn more...


The Bastian Center for the Study of Human Trafficking

The Bastian Center for the study of human trafficking is an international hub of resistance to one of the greatest evils of human civilization. IWU announced the creation of the Bastian Center in April 2014, and set forth its primary goals: to raise up students who can be effective operatives in the war against human trafficking, and to enable scholars from a wide range of fields to study the problem from diverse perspectives.