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Visiting Your School—Illinois

A WMU representative will visit high schools and community colleges in Cook, DeKalb, Dupage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties as well as Chicago Public Schools.

Keegan White

Assistant Director of Admissions
keegan.white@wmich.edu
(847) 754-8113


April Lynch

Assistant Director of Admissions
april.lynch@wmich.edu (847) 346-8633


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Visit Schedule - Fall 2016

Location Date Time Visit Type
Scholars College Fair
UIC Forum
7/15/2016 9:30 a.m. – noon College Day
IMPACT College Readiness Summit
Tinley Park Convention Center
7/30/2016 noon – 3:00 p.m. Community Group
College of DuPage
BIC hallway near Starbucks
8/3/2016 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Community College Visit
Morris High School
College and Career Center
9/6/2016 8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Plainfield North HS
College and Career Center
9/6/2016 11:15 a.m. – noon High School Visit, Gold Rush
Minooka HS
College and Career Center
9/6/2016 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Bartlett High School
College and Career Center
9/7/2016 7:40 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Hoffman Estates High School
College and Career Center
9/7/2016 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
St. Viator
Cafeteria
9/7/2016 10:50 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Prospect HS
College and Career Center
9/7/2016 1:05 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Crete-Monee High School
Guidance
9/7/2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. College Night
Oswego East High School
Gym
9/12/2016 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Gold Rush, College Day
Oswego High School
Gym
9/12/2016 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Gold Rush, College Day
Kankakee Area Fair 9/12/2016 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Rush, College Night
Crown Point High School College Fair
Cafeteria
9/12/2016 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. College Night
Prairie Ridge High School
College and Career Center
9/13/2016 8:10 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Crete-Monee High School
Guidance
9/13/2016 8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. High School Visit
Crystal Lake Central High School
College and Career Center
9/13/2016 9:05 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Crystal Lake South High School
College and Career Center
9/13/2016 10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Homewood-Flossmoor High School
Athletic Center
9/13/2016 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. High School Visit
Cary Grove High School
College and Career Center
9/13/2016 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Marian Catholic High School Visit
College Resource Center
9/13/2016 1:25 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. High School Visit
Purdue Northwest (Calumet campus) College Fair
Recreation Center
9/13/2016 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. College Night
De La Salle Institute College Fair
Fieldhouse
9/14/2016 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. College Day
Lincoln Park High School 9/14/2016 1:25 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. High School Visit
Maine Township D207 College Fair
Maine West High School
9/14/2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. College Night
Glenbard West High School
College and Career Center
9/15/2016 7:35 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Wheaton North High School
College and Career Center
9/15/2016 9:05 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Oak Lawn Comm. HS College Fair
Gymnasium
9/15/2016 9:20 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. College Day
Metea Valley High School
College and Career Center
9/15/2016 10:59 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Neuqua Valley High School
College and Career Center
9/15/2016 12:46 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Burlington Central High School
College and Career Center
9/15/2016 2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Catalyst Maria High School College Fair
Gymnasium
9/16/2016 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. College Day
Stagg High School
College and Career Center
9/16/2016 11:26 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Neenah High School 9/16/2016 12:07 p.m. – 1:07 p.m. High School Visit
Mount Carmel High School
Cafeteria
9/19/2016 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. High School Visit
Resurrection HS and Notre Dame CP Joint College Fair
Resurrection Cafeteria
9/19/2016 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. College Night
Joliet Catholic Academy
College and Career Center
9/20/2016 8:40 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Niles North High School
College Resource Center
9/20/2016 9:04 a.m. – 9:44 a.m. High School Visit
Lincoln Way Central High School
College and Career Center
9/20/2016 10:18 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Loyola Academy
Counseling Department
9/20/2016 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. High School Visit
Providence Catholic High School
College and Career Center
9/20/2016 12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Evanston Township High School
HUB
9/20/2016 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. High School Visit
Lincoln Way West High School
College and Career Center
9/20/2016 1:47 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Niles West High School
College Resource Center
9/20/2016 2:41 p.m. – 3:21 p.m. High School Visit
William H Taft High School College Fair
Gymnasium
9/20/2016 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. College Night
Batavia High School
College and Career Center
9/21/2016 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
St Charles East High School
Library
9/21/2016 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
St Charles North High School
College and Career Center
9/21/2016 11:48 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Geneva High School
College and Career Center
9/21/2016 1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Downers Grove South High School
College and Career Center
9/22/2016 8:55 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Downers Grove North High School
College and Career Center
9/22/2016 9:55 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Sandburg High School
College and Career Center
9/22/2016 11:27 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Andrew High School
College and Career Center
9/22/2016 12:20 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Lincoln-Way East High School
College and Career Center
9/22/2016 1:47 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Warren Township High School
College Resource Center
9/23/2016 12:38 p.m. – 1:24 p.m. High School Visit
Chicago Performing & Visual Arts College Fair
DePaul University
9/24/2016 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. College Day
York High School
College and Career Center
9/27/2016 8:36 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Legal Prep, North Lawndale CP & Collins CP College Fair
North Lawndale College Prep
9/27/2016 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. College Day
Gwendolyn Brook College Fair
Gym
9/27/2016 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. College Night
Oswego East High School
College and Career Center
9/28/2016 8:00 a.m. – 8:55 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Tinley Park High School 9/28/2016 9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. High School Visit
Yorkville High Schoola
College and Career Center
9/28/2016 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Alan B Shepard High School
Cafeteria
9/28/2016 10:05 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. High School Visit
Waubonsie Valley High School
College and Career Center
9/28/2016 11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Oak Forest High School 9/28/2016 1:15 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. High School Visit
Brother Rice & Mother McAuley College Fair 9/28/2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. College Night
Wheaton Warrenville South High School
College and Career Center
9/29/2016 8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Von Steuben Metro Science High School
outside Cafeteria
9/29/2016 10:20 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. High School Visit
St Francis High School
Cafeteria
9/29/2016 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Chicago High School for the Arts
hall outside cafeteria
9/29/2016 11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. High School Visit
Glenbard South High School
College and Career Center
9/29/2016 1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Lane Tech College Prep High School
College Resource Center
9/29/2016 3:00 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. High School Visit
Ogden International High School 9/29/2016 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. High School Visit
National Hispanic College Fair
Northeastern Illinois University
9/30/2016 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. College Day
NACAC Chicago National College Fair
McCormick Place
10/1/2016 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. College Day
Chicago NACAC
McCormic Place
10/1/2016 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Gold Rush, College Day
Legal Prep Charter High School 10/3/2016 10:16 a.m. – 11:06 a.m. High School Visit
Fenwick High School
Cafeteria
10/3/2016 11:20 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. High School Visit
Oak Park & River Forest High School
Guidance
10/3/2016 1:23 p.m. – 2:11 p.m. High School Visit
Waubonsee Community College 10/3/2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Rush, College Night
Saint Patrick High School
Gymnasium
10/3/2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. High School Visit
Notre Dame College Prep
College Resource Center
10/4/2016 8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. High School Visit
Barrington High School
College and Career Center
10/4/2016 9:11 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Mundelein High School
College and Career Center
10/4/2016 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Maine South High School
College Resource Center
10/4/2016 10:15 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. High School Visit
Maine West High School
College Resource Center
10/4/2016 11:10 a.m. – noon High School Visit
Libertyville High School
College and Career Center
10/4/2016 11:10 a.m. – noon High School Visit, Gold Rush
Carmel Catholic High School
College and Career Center
10/4/2016 12:35 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Maine East High School
College Resource Center
10/4/2016 12:50 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. High School Visit
Vernon Hills High School
College and Career Center
10/4/2016 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Elgin Community College
PE Center
10/4/2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Rush, College Night
Hampshire High School
College and Career Center
10/5/2016 9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Huntley High School
College and Career Center
10/5/2016 10:29 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School
hall outside Cafeteria
10/5/2016 11:04 a.m. – 12:32 p.m. High School Visit
Jacobs High School
College and Career Center
10/5/2016 11:43 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Bremen High School
Library
10/5/2016 1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. High School Visit
Marian Central Catholic
College and Career Center
10/5/2016 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Rock Valley Community College
PEC
10/5/2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Rush, College Night
Grayslake North High School
College and Career Center
10/6/2016 8:50 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Walther Christian Academy 10/6/2016 9:42 a.m. – 10:04 a.m. High School Visit
Saint Rita of Cascia High School
Cafeteria
10/6/2016 10:05 a.m. – 12:26 p.m. High School Visit
Grayslake Central High School
College and Career Center
10/6/2016 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Stevenson High School
College and Career Center
10/6/2016 12:02 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Lake Zurich High School
College and Career Center
10/6/2016 1:38 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
McHenry County College
Gym
10/6/2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Rush, College Night
Chicago Northshore Music College Fair
Northwestern University Bienen School of Music
10/6/2016 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. College Night
Elmwood Park High School College Fair 10/7/2016 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. College Day
Proviso Math & Science Academy
Guidance
10/7/2016 12:33 p.m. – 1:23 p.m. High School Visit
100 Black Men of Chicago Scholarship Fair
UIC Pavilion
10/8/2016 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. College Day
Palatine HS
College and Career Center
10/11/2016 9:24 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Nazareth Academy
Dining Room
10/11/2016 10:50 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. High School Visit
Hersey HS
College and Career Center
10/11/2016 11:05 a.m. – noon High School Visit, Gold Rush
Buffalo Grove HS
College and Career Center
10/11/2016 noon – 12:50 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Proviso West High School
College Resource Center
10/11/2016 12:40 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. High School Visit
Lake Central High School
Library
10/11/2016 2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. High School Visit
Greater McLean
Illinois State University
10/11/2016 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Rush, College Night
Prairie State College
Atrium
10/11/2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. College Night, Community College Visit, Transfer Fair
Hinsdale Central HS
College and Career Center
10/12/2016 9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Hinsdale South HS
College and Career Center
10/12/2016 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Lyons Township HS
College and Career Center
10/12/2016 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Moraine Valley Community College
PE Center
10/12/2016 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Rush, College Night
Naperville Central High School
College and Career Center
10/13/2016 9:40 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Naperville North High School
College and Career Center
10/13/2016 10:36 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Lake Forest High School
College Resource Center
10/13/2016 11:10 a.m. – midnight High School Visit
Benet Academy
Senior Commons
10/13/2016 11:50 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Highland Park High School
College Resource Center
10/13/2016 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. High School Visit
Glenbard North High School
College and Career Center
10/13/2016 1:42 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Deerfield High School
College Resource Center
10/13/2016 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. High School Visit
Loyola Academy College Fair 10/13/2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. College Night
Kenwood Academy College Fair 10/14/2016 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. College Day
Chicago Public Schools College Fair
Whitney Young Magnet High School
10/15/2016 10:00 a.m. – noon College Day
Homewood-Flossmoor High School College Fair
Fieldhouse
10/17/2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. College Night
South Elgin High School
College and Career Center
10/18/2016 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Glenbrook South High School 10/18/2016 9:40 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. High School Visit
Glenbrook North High School 10/18/2016 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. High School Visit
Lemont High School
Cafeteria
10/18/2016 11:05 a.m. – 1:05 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
New Trier Twp High School
Post-Secondary College Counseling Office
10/18/2016 12:30 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. High School Visit
Lockport High School
College and Career Center
10/18/2016 1:42 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Nicholas Senn High School 10/18/2016 2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. High School Visit
College of DuPage
PE Center
10/18/2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Gold Rush, College Night
Evergreen Park High School
Guidance
10/19/2016 8:20 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. High School Visit
St. Joseph High School
Westchester, IL
10/19/2016 11:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. High School Visit
Woodstock North High School
College and Career Center
10/19/2016 1:05 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Riverside-Brookfield High School
Guidance
10/19/2016 1:18 p.m. – 2:08 p.m. High School Visit
Joliet Junior College 10/19/2016 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. College Night
D211 College Fair (at Palatine High School)
Gym
10/19/2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Lake Forest Academy
Guidance
10/20/2016 8:55 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. High School Visit
Zion-Benton Township High School
Guidance
10/20/2016 10:20 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. High School Visit
New Tech High School @ Zion Benton East
Guidance
10/20/2016 11:48 a.m. – 12:24 p.m. High School Visit
College of Lake County College Fair
PE Center
10/20/2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Rush, College Night
Marist High School (Chicago)
Outside Cafeteria
10/21/2016 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. High School Visit
Brother Rice High School
Cafeteria
10/24/2016 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. High School Visit
St. Laurence High School
Cafeteria
10/24/2016 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. High School Visit
Chicago Scholars Onsite Admission
Navy Pier
10/25/2016 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Onsite Admissions
Schaumburg High School
College and Career Center
10/25/2016 8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Conant High School
College and Career Center
10/25/2016 9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Fremd High School
College and Career Center
10/25/2016 11:10 a.m. – noon High School Visit, Gold Rush
Rolling Meadows High School
College and Career Center
10/25/2016 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Hoffman Estates High School
College and Career Center
10/25/2016 2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
King College Prep 10/25/2016 3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. College Day
Peotone High School
Guidance
10/26/2016 8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. High School Visit
Crown Point High School (IN)
Guidance
10/26/2016 10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. High School Visit
Munster High School (IN)
Commons
10/26/2016 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. High School Visit
Bishop Noll High School 10/26/2016 12:53 p.m. – 1:13 p.m. High School Visit
Harold L Richards High School
Guidance or Cafeteria
10/26/2016 2:25 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
District 218 College Fair
Administration Center
10/26/2016 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. College Night
Lockport High School
Commons Area
10/26/2016 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Oswego High School
College and Career Center
10/27/2016 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Thornton Fractional South High School
Library
10/27/2016 9:25 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. High School Visit
Hobart High School
Cafeteria
10/27/2016 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. High School Visit
Plainfield Central High School
Cafeteria
10/27/2016 11:00 a.m. – noon High School Visit, Gold Rush
Plainfield East High School
College and Career Center
10/27/2016 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Thea Bowman Leadership Academy 10/27/2016 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. High School Visit
Mount Carmel High School
Fieldhouse
10/27/2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. College Night
St. Ignatius College Prep
Post-Secondary Counseling
10/31/2016 10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. High School Visit
DePaul College Prep 10/31/2016 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. High School Visit
Northside College Prep
Main Office Conference Room
10/31/2016 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. High School Visit
Glenbard East High School
College and Career Center
11/1/2016 9:17 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Eisenhower High School
Library
11/1/2016 9:50 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. High School Visit
College of DuPage
SRC Hallway
11/1/2016 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Gold Rush, Community College Visit
Rich Central High School 11/1/2016 11:10 a.m. – noon High School Visit
Southland College Prep 11/1/2016 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. High School Visit
Rich South High School 11/1/2016 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. High School Visit
McHenry East High School
College and Career Center
11/2/2016 8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
McHenry West High School
College and Career Center
11/2/2016 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
McHenry County College
Transfer Hallway
11/2/2016 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Gold Rush, Community College Visit
Woodstock High School
College and Career Center
11/2/2016 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. High School Visit, Gold Rush
Kishwaukee Community College Fair
Gym
11/2/2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Rush, College Night
Harper Community College
Transfer and Advising Hallway
11/3/2016 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Gold Rush, Community College Visit
Sauk Valley Community College
Commons Area
11/3/2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Rush, College Night
Chicago Academy for the Arts 11/10/2016 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. High School Visit
Hillcrest High School
IMPACT Presentation
11/17/2016 8:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. High School Visit
Disney II Magnet School 11/17/2016 3:01 p.m. – 4:01 p.m. High School Visit
Visit Type Definition
High school visit WMU information presentation
Onsite admissions Meet one-on-one with an admissions representative and receive an immediate decision.
Gold Rush Turn in a completed application the day we visit your high school and receive an admissions decision within 48 hours.
College Day/College Night Fair for high school students with representatives from multiple colleges and universities
Community college visit An admissions representative will be available to answer questions about transferring to WMU.
Transfer Fair Fair for transfer students with representatives from multiple colleges and universities