WMU's Safe Return Plan

WMU has charted a course through the COVID-19 pandemic that continues the University's high-quality educational experience. Fall semester classes are underway following one of five different class delivery methods as students, faculty and staff adhere to health and safety protocols in our Safe Campus Strategy.

View the Safe Return Plan View the COVID-19 site

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  • A student fills out her ballot in a new satellite clerk's office on campus.

    Cast on Campus

    Kalamazoo has opened a satellite clerk's office in the Bernhard Center to encourage more students to vote. As a city resident, you can register and cast your ballot in one convenient place.

    Explore election services

  • The sunrise over Heritage Hall.

    Taking Action

    WMU is announcing two major initiatives aimed at dismantling systemic racism. "It is a time for action—and that action must be fulsome and authentic in addressing both individual actions and the systems that perpetuate injustice," says President Edward Montgomery.

    Learn about the initiatives

  • A group of students wearing masks and Solution Squad T-shirts.

    Solution Squad

    A team of top-notch problem-solvers is providing comprehensive, personalized support to connect students to the answers, information and resources they need. They're available by phone, live-chat or in-person.

    Connect with the Solution Squad

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

Events

Mindfulness Break

Date: Oct. 22
Time: noon

Join Dr. Lori Gray, integrative holistic health and wellness program coordinator, for virtual guided mindfulness meditation sessions ideal for students, staff and faculty working through a complicated semester during a global pandemic.

Our New Legal Substances: Opioids and Cannabis

Date: Oct. 23
Time: 8:30am

Join us for a virtual continuing education opportunity, "Our New Legal Substances: Opioids and Cannabis" presented by Jennifer Harrison, PhD, LMSW. October 23, 8:30am to 12:00pm 3 SW CEUs

Asian forum 2020

Date: Oct. 23
Time: 9:00am

The 6th annual Asian Forum is scheduled for October 23-24, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be conducted virtually.

Introduction to Zotero

Date: Oct. 23
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.

Asian forum 2020

Date: Oct. 24
Time: 9:00am

The 6th annual Asian Forum is scheduled for October 23-24, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be conducted virtually.