Orientation: Preparing for Arrival

Use the following checklist to guide you through your preparation for traveling to Western Michigan University!

  1. Get your passport and visa as soon as possible.
  2. Register for the International Student Orientation at WMU.
  3. Make travel arrangements to Kalamazoo.
  4. Make plans for a place to stay during orientation.
  5. Give your temporary mailing address to friends and family.
  6. Submit TB test results (in English) to WMU if necessary.
  7. Pack your bag with the documents you will need to bring to orientation:
    a. Your passport and visa
    b. Your I-20 or DS-2019 form
    c. Your admission letter from Western Michigan Univeristy
  8. Learn more about campus life