Important Dates and Deadlines


Applications and all related materials must be received by the Office of Admissions by the following deadlines to be considered for admission: 

Fall 2022 entry 

Classes begin in early September. 

First-year students:

  • December 15, Early Action (non-binding)—Admission to all Western academic programs†, admission scholarship consideration, Medallion scholarship consideration, and priority invitation to the Lee Honors College
  • June 1, Rolling Admission—Admission to WMU academic programs and admission scholarship consideration. 

Transfer and all other undergraduate student types:

  • August 15†

Summer II 2022 entry

Classes begin in late June.  

  • All undergraduate student types: June 15

Summer I 2022 entry

Classes begin in early May. 

  • All undergraduate student types: May 1

Spring 2022 entry

Classes begin in early January. 

  • All undergraduate student types: January 1

†Students interested in Aviation Flight Science for fall 2022 entry must complete their admission application by the following deadlines: 

  • First-year students: December 15 (Early Action)
  • Transfer students: February 15

Natural Disaster & Major Crisis Policy

WMU welcomes students from all over the world and from many backgrounds. Unfortunately, applicants sometimes experience natural disasters or major crises that impact their ability to complete the admissions process by stated deadlines. We do not want students and families experiencing such difficulty to abandon their college plans.

If you are an applicant or family member experiencing a natural disaster or major crisis where you live, please contact the Office of Admissions at (269) 387-2000 or when communication channels are available. We will be glad to work with students, families, and counselors experiencing difficulty during a natural disaster or major crisis. Options will be based determined based on each student’s unique circumstances.