WMU's Safe Return Plan

WMU has charted a course through the COVID-19 pandemic that continues the University's high-quality educational experience. Through regular testing, mask wearing and physical distancing, campus can remain open through the 2020-21 academic year.

View the Safe Return Plan View the COVID-19 site

The Bronco statue covered in snow.
  • Two students hold up a Western flag.

    Giving Tuesday

    On this momentous day of giving, join your fellow Broncos as they donate to many of the incredible causes and organizations on campus that are worthy of your support.

    Choose WMU

  • A bottle of wine resting on a rock in front of the Bronco statue.

    Break Out the Bubbly

    WMU's student-run wine brand collaborated with St. Julian for its newest product: Bronconess Peach Bubbly. The tropical passion fruit and peach juices come together not only for a great blend but a good cause.

    Learn what the proceeds benefit

  • Three students wearing masks holding shopping bags filled with food.

    Feed the Fight

    Fueled by WMU's finest, Feed the Fight Kalamazoo is ramping up efforts to deliver meals to frontline health care workers as COVID-19 cases surge.

    Join their efforts

  • The campus seal statue and Sangren Hall lit up at night.

    Still Serving Students

    The University may be in distance education for the rest of the semester, but campus is still open. Our offices are still offering services for students, both in-person and virtually.

    Review building hours

  • A woman wearing a mask stands next to a school bus.

    Teachers in Training

    Bus drivers, food service staff, custodians and paraprofessionals in local schools are getting the chance to earn their teacher certification through WMU while continuing to work, thanks to a nearly $5 million grant.

    Check out the program

Admitted and prospective students: Visit our Virtual Experiences page for information on how to connect with admissions and virtual sessions and tours.

YOU at Western

YOU at Western

A personalized wellness tool connecting students to online and campus resources to help support their goals to Succeed, Thrive and Matter at WMU. The innovative digital platform promotes self-reflection, allowing students to be more proactive with their health and well-being in order to make the most of their college experience.

Launch YOU at Western

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Education in China

Date: Dec. 3
Time: 12:30pm

Join Dr. Yi Wu, a visiting scholar at WMU, for the lecture about the education in China. It offers a glimpse of contemporary development of Chinese education system with a focus on characteristics of each stage from pre-school to higher education.

FRACAA Workshop

Date: Dec. 7
Time: noon
Location: https://wmich.webex.com/meet/manuel.bautista

Please join us for a WebEx Workshop to learn the ins and outs of Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award with FRACAA committee chair, Dr. Manuel Bautista.

Introduction to Zotero

Date: Dec. 14
Time: 10:00am
Location: Webex

Learn to use the free reference management software Zotero to save your references and create bibliographies for your papers and articles. Registration requested.