Fall 2018 Orientation Information
Congratulations and welcome to the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students (CELCIS) at Western Michigan University! This guide has important information to help you transition smoothly to WMU. We recommend that you print a copy of this guide and carry it with you while you are travelling.
Important Dates to Remember
|Residence halls open (early move-in)||Tuesday, August 21 at 9 a.m.|
|New student orientation||Wednesday, August 22 - Friday, August 24|
|First day of classes||Wednesday, August 29|
|Last day of CELCIS classes||Friday, December 7|
All new students are required to attend orientation.
Orientation check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 22 in the Bernhard Center. You will receive a complete schedule of orientation activities during registration.
WMU's Bernhard Center
Visit here for a campus map or directions to the Bernhard Center.
- Placement testing
- Campus tour
- Information sessions
- Shopping trip
- Assistance with banking
- Assistance with housing
- Social events
View presentation from the Summer 2018 orientation session: