Tanner Hall

Tanner Exterior

Tanner Hall is home to the First Year Experience (FYE) and houses approximately 800 first-year students in a co-ed environment. Amenities include a computer lab, the Tanner Circle common room, and the Tanner Convenience Store. In Summer 2015, Tanner Hall received a $100,000 renovation to update the lobby and front desk area.

New Opportunity for Incoming Freshman

Freshman housing will be moved to Thompson, Lincoln, and Washington halls beginning fall 2019.


Mailing Address

Tanner Mailing Address
MACOMB, IL 61455-1370












Hall Contact Information
Tanner Desk: (309) 298-3005
Hall Clerk: (309) 298-3330
Complex Director: (309) 298-3330

Original Image Undecorated Room
Modified Image Decorated Room

Room Dimensions & Furniture

Room Types: Single*, Double

Furniture Type: Built-In

Room Size: 15'1"L x 10' 9"W

Closet Size: 2'3" x 4'7" x 7'9"

Carpet: Yes

Bed Lofts Allowed: Yes

*Limited Single Rooms Available

All rooms (single or double) in Tanner come with two (2):

Bed Frames & Mattresses
Frame: 38"W x 86"L
Mattress: 36"W x 80"L

33"W x 24"D x 30"H + shelf

30"W x 24"D x 72"H

Desk Chairs


The following items are available for rental through WIU or our campus partners. Click an item to learn more.

  • St Baldricks

    St. Baldrick's

    In late March, Tanner Hall students host a fundraiser for St. Baldricks, an organization that raises money to help kids with cancer.

  • Broadcasting and Journalism LLC

    Broadcasting & Journalism Living-Learning Community

    Tanner Hall houses the Broadcasting & Journalism LLC. Learn more!

  • Honors LLC

    Honors Living-Learning Community

    Tanner Hall houses the Honors LLC. Learn more!

  • Students at St Baldricks
Complex Director
Jailyn Stevenson

Jailyn Stevenson
(309) 298-3011 

Hall Clerk
Rita Jefferson

Rita Jefferson
(309) 298-3401

Fall 2018 Resident Assistants and Headstaff
Tanner Resident Assistants.
Assistant Complex Directors