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Hovey Hall

Location:
Hovey Hall 201 S. School Street
Normal, IL

Hovey Hall is Illinois State University’s central administration building. It contains the President’s Office, the Office of Admissions, the Vice President for Finance and Planning, the Graduate School, the Provost’s Office, and the Vice President for Student Affairs, along with many other essential units.

The original section of Hovey Hall was first known as the "Administration Building." The West wing was built in 1950 and the East wing was added in 1967.

Hovey Hall was named after Charles E. Hovey, the 1st President and Principal of Illinois State Normal University from 1857-1862. Born in 1827 in Virginia, Charles Hovey was one of 11 children. He proved to be a gifted student and was given the opportunity to teach at the age of 15. He served in the Civil War, commissioned by Abraham Lincoln, and was promoted to brigadier general.

Upcoming Events

November 2019

FAFSA Friday

Date:
Friday, November 15th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FAFSA FRIDAY Come to Hovey Hall 105 every Friday from October 4 to November 15 between 2:00 – 4:0 pm for help filing out your 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Have a laptop?  Bring it along to beat the line and be able to save your login information for the next year. For more information, please visit https://financialaid.illinoisstate.edu/ Questions?  Contact Financial Aid at (309) 438-2231 ISU Financial Aid Filing Date Deadline is November 15.

Civil Service Council Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, November 19th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is a regular Civil Service Council meeting. All meetings are open to the public.

December 2019

Reclaiming Conversation

Date:
Monday, December 2nd
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join CTLT Director Claire Lamonica in reading and discussing Reclaiming Conversation by Sherry Turkel. Turkel's central argument is that we live in an age that enables, perhaps actively encourages, us to move our conversations into digital spaces, avoiding face-to-face conversations in personal, professional, and public spheres. We even, she suggests, lose the impetus to engage in internal conversations, our private reflections, as we spend more and more time focused on our ubiquitous devices. Rather than advising us to remove ourselves from…

Vickie Kiser Retirement Reception

Date:
Thursday, December 5th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The University community is invited to a retirement reception for Vickie Kiser of the Office of the President from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, in the President’s Conference Room, Hovey Hall, room 419.   Kiser is retiring after 25 years at Illinois State University. Over the years, Kiser held positions in Student Employment, the Office of the Dean for the College of Applied Science and Technology, and in the Division of Student Affairs before joining the Office of the…

President’s Holiday Horn Choir & Reception

Date:
Friday, December 13th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join President Dietz for his annual President's Holiday Horn Choir & Reception.  School of Music students will perform and a reception will immediately follow.

January 2020

Civil Service Council Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, January 7th 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is a regular Civil Service Council meeting. All meetings are open to the public.