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

An instructor in a mask teaching an outdoor class on campus.
  • 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

  • A WMU employee spraying cleaning disinfectant into the air in a classroom.

    We Mean Clean

    Safety is top of mind as WMU prepares to welcome students, faculty and staff back to campus. From antimicrobial solutions and misters to electrostatic disinfecting equipment, a number of state-of-the-art cleaning processes will mitigate spread of COVID-19 on campus.

    Check out how we're keeping campus clean

  • A student wearing a mask stands on campus.

    Ready For Fall

    Student to student, WMU senior Ryan explains each of the five class formats offered by the University for the safe return to campus this fall.

    Watch the video

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


Sunday in the Park with George, Outdoors

Date: Sep. 27
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Miller Fountain Plaza, outside of the Richmond Center for Visual Art

ATTENTION: When you purchase tickets to Sunday in the Park with George, you are purchasing a "pod" for your party that will be marked off to ensure proper soc

Study Abroad Virtual Fair

Date: Sep. 30
Time: 9:00am

Join us for one of two 2020 WMU Study Abroad Virtual Fair sessions on Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. or Friday, Oct. 2 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.