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.

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The Bronco statue covered in snow.
  • The Martin Luther King Jr. statue in downtown Kalamazoo.

    'Until All Of Us Are Free'

    Western continues its tradition of honoring slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of in-person and virtual community events throughout January.

    Join the 2021 MLK Celebration

  • A snowy scene in front of Sangren Hall.

    Welcome Back, Broncos!

    As spring semester gets underway and students return to Western, campus offices are offering services for students, both in-person and virtually.

    Review building hours

  • A student wearing a mask smiles inside a classroom building.

    2021: A Fresh Start

    From job prospects and fitness resources to opportunities to connect with campus organizations and programs and serve the community, spring semester is ripe with potential to get involved at WMU.

    See what's happening

  • Jae-Mikkel Reid smiles wearing a suit.

    Ready for Anything

    From the moment they move their tassel, WMU graduates are ready to redefine success in today's ever-changing world.

    Read how Broncos are changing the world

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

  • No. 1 in Michigan for earnings by graduates from all backgrounds

  • 9 of 10 Broncos are employed quickly, working in their field in jobs they like

  • 92% of students felt instructors cared about them as a person

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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Events

I've Been To The Mountaintop Special Dinner

Date: Jan. 18
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Valley Dining Center and Grab'n Go locations

WMU Dining Services' annual event in remembrance of Rev. Dr. MLK Jr.'s legacy will be celebrating the call for us to rise up with a greater readiness as we work towards a more just society.

New Year, New YOU: It’s All About YOU

Date: Jan. 20
Time: noon
Location: Student Recreation Center
New Year New You: It’s All about YOU is an event to celebrate the well-being of students, faculty, and staff at the Student Recreation Center.