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Upcoming events

Saturday, June 23

Commencement–Miller Auditorium.

Wednesday, June 27

Summer I session ends

Thursday, June 28

Summer II session begins

WMU Night at Comerica Park–Detroit Tigers take on the Oakland Athletics; first 3,000 fans to purchase tickets will get a voucher for a brown and gold Detroit Tigers ball cap. Comerica Park-Home of the Detroit Tigers, 7:10 p.m.

Wednesday, July 4

U.S. Independence Day—No classes. Many WMU offices closed or on reduced hours.

Friday, August 10

BrewFest 2018–featuring over 20 Bronco alumni-affiliated breweries and industry experts who are shaping the local and Michigan craft brewing scene, Heritage Hall's Grand Lawn, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

August 17

Summer II session ends

Monday, August 27

Advising Days

One-Stop Convenience Center

Tuesday, August 28

Advising Days

One-Stop Convenience Center

Fall Matriculation–10th annual matriculation ceremony welcoming our incoming students, Miller Auditorium, 10:30 a.m.

Bronco Bash–Annual fall welcome-back celebration, Sangren Pedestrian Mall, 3 to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, August 29

Fall semester classes begin at 8 a.m.

One-Stop Convenience Center

Thursday, August 30

One-Stop Convenience Center

Friday, August 31

One-Stop Convenience Center

Monday, September 3

U.S. Labor Day–No classes. Many WMU offices closed or on reduced hours.

Monday, September 10

Multicultural Meet and Greet–for all WMU students of color.

Saturday, September 22

Autumnal equinox (first day of fall)

Wednesday, September 26

Study Abroad Fair–Learn about numerous academic and language-intensive programs and internships, Sangren Hall, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.