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Tri-Towers exterior



The Tri-Towers consists of Wilkins, Haynie, and Wright Halls - not to mention the Marketplace at Linkins! Tri-Towers is a short walk from central campus, and is adjacent to Illinois State’s CEFCU Arena and Hancock Stadium.


  • Amenities

Places to Eat

Tri-Towers is equipped with its own Dining Center known as the Marketplace at Linkins. Tri-Towers residents may also dine at the Subway in Wilkins Hall. In addition, there are many different dining locations on and off campus that serve as close options for students.

Places to Study

Looking for a quiet place to study? Here are some options in Tri-Towers:

  • Linkins 102
  • Linkins 103A
  • Wright 12th floor lounge
  • Wilkins 12th floor lounge
  • Haynie 12th floor lounge


The laundry rooms in Tri-Towers are located in the basement of each building (Wilkins, Haynie, & Wright) and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Laundry is included in your room rate for the year, so feel free to wash and dry to your heart's content! Either HE (high efficiency) or regular detergent may be used.

The LaundryView Monitoring System shows which machines are available and how much time remains on them. Visit the site at to see more!

  • Floor Designations

Floor Designations such as all themed, female, male, or all gender floors, provide a unique atmosphere for residents who share common interests and are interested in an environment that supports personal growth, both socially and academically.

  • Room Layouts
  • What Should I Bring?

For more information on what is nice to have and what you should leave at home, please visit the Move-in page.

Recommended items include:

  • Alarm clock
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom caddy
  • Bedding (extra-long twin)
  • Computer
  • Desk lamp (no halogen lamps/bulbs)
  • First aid kit
  • Garbage can
  • Headphones
  • Iron
  • Shower shoes
  • Towels
  • Umbrella


Refrigerators are permitted in students rooms, but must not exceed more than 4.5 cubic feet 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.


Single room in Wilkins Hall overlooking the Redbird Athletic Complex (east).
Double room in Haynie Hall with beds lofted facing window.
Three students chat while watching TV in the dorm lounge.
Tri Towers Bathroom
The lounge room in front of the dorm elevators.
Three students play pool in the dorm lounge.
A wide shot of Haynie lounge, complete with pool table and ping-pong table.
Three students watch TV together in the dorm lounge.
Three students chat in the lounge.

Contact Information

  • Location

    The Tri-Towers are located on N Adelaide St. in Normal, surrounding the Marketplace at Linkins Dining Center.

    Front Desk

    (309) 438-4517

    (309) 438-1639

    (309) 438-4429

  • Residence Hall Coordinators

    (309) 438-1521

    (309) 438-4403

    (309) 438-0227

  • Mailing Address

    Student’s Name
    Room # Wilkins Hall
    182 North Adelaide Street
    Normal IL 61761-2492

    Student’s Name
    Room # Haynie Hall
    186 North Adelaide Street
    Normal IL 61761-2637

    Student’s Name
    Room # Wright Hall
    190 North Adelaide Street
    Normal IL 61761-2493