Change in advising hours

Our advising hours for fall 2017 have changed:

Walk-in hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to noon

Appointment only: Monday through Thursday, 2 to 5 p.m.


Pre-approved courses for spring 2018 are now available. Please check the registration schedule to see when you can start enrolling in courses.

spring 2018


2017-18 CATALOG

Increasingly, employers are looking for international experience. If you're interested in gaining an edge, the global and international studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University may be the right major for you. WMU is flexible and responsive to the ever-changing demands of the world. To meet the needs of society, WMU investigates, develops, and produces new knowledge; contributes to technological and economic advancement; and elevates the human condition through community outreach and engaged scholarship.

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Prefix change from INTL to GIST
Starting fall 2016 all courses offered through the global and international studies program will be listed under the prefix GIST. This change represents the need to distinguish global and international studies courses from study abroad courses as it was causing confusion among students and University staff.