Prospective Students

Prospective Students

Benefits of Program

  • Personal academic advising from the Alpha Program staff
  • Mentoring from upperclassmen Alpha students
  • Academic skills assessment (LASSI)
  • Individual guidance focused on student interests and needs
  • Connection and guidance to WMU resources
  • Supportive community of fellow students and Alpha Program staff


  • Outlines expectations and requirements
  • Gives permission to discuss student's academic progress with parent/guardian
  • Must be signed by student and guardian and faxed/sent/dropped off at admissions office
    • Siebert Administration Building, Fax # 269-387-2096

Fall Welcome Move-in Information

Alpha students attending Western Success Prep Move in Date: August 19, 5-7 pm. Alpha students not attending WSPP: August 25, time according to schedule here.

  • If your last name begins with A - K, your move-in time is 9 a.m. – noon

  • If your last name begins with L - Z, your move-in time is 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

* All students should report first to their respective residence halls at their time of move-in to check in. Please contact the Alpha Coordinator at 269-387-4410 with any questions.


Alpha Program
1275 Ellsworth Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5303 USA
(269) 387-4410 | (269) 387-4418 Fax