Martin Luther King Jr. Academy

What is the MLK Academy?

The Martin Luther King Jr. Academy is a four-tier comprehensive program designed to offer academic, social, and professional development support and services that assist program participants from the first year through graduation. Each tier is designed to address particular developmental milestones associated with that phase of each student's matriculation.

What are the four-tier levels?

The MLK Academy provides students with a variety of programs and services that support and enhance their learning experiences and progression toward graduation. Each level described is designed to help achieve that goal.

First Year Experience
Integration into Campus Life
Academic Course Review and Coaching
Academic Progress Review
Diversity and Cultural Programs

Sophomore Year Experience
Major Declaration
Career and Internship Exposure
Study Abroad Exploration
Services and Community Learning

Junior Year Experience
Graduate School Exploration
Senior Project Preparation
Internship and Study Abroad Experience
Research Opportunities

Senior Year Experience
Graduation Preparation
     Audit Application
     Graduate School Application
Entrance to Profession



Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Academy
2260 Ellsworth Hall
MI 49008-5233
Phone: (269) 387-3317
Fax: (269) 387-3390


MLK Orientation 2014

MLK Kickoff and Move-in Date for 2014

WMU Student Orientation 2014





Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Academy

Division of Multicultural Affairs

2260 Ellsworth Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5233 USA
Phone: (269) 387-3317 | Fax: (269) 387-3390