Events

The College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University strives to add value to the lives of its learners and continuously improve the quality of its programming to meet the needs and expectations of the communities it serves. Join us for events that are tailored to your academic interests and help prepare you for the future.

Submitting events for this calendar

Submit your events or news items online to the College of Arts and Sciences. For a series of events, email a list or the web address of the series information to coas-web@wmich.edu.

Submitting events to University Relations

If your event is open to the entire campus community, please share it with University Relations.

If you have CMS access, add an event under Add Content in the CMS. If you do not see that option under Add Content, apply for the reporter role for your section(s).

If you rarely submit events and do not have a Content Management Role for a website, complete the University event form.

Need a conference room for your event?

Reserve a conference room in 2302 or 2307 Friedmann Hall.

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Upcoming events

Friday, July 12

Broncos Night Out—Movie Night: Marvel's Black Panther, Heritage Hall's Grand Lawn, 8 p.m. outdoor games, 9:45 p.m. showtime. Free, no registration required.

Saturday, July 13

WMU Night at John Ball Zoo—1300 Fulton Street West, Grand Rapids, 6 to 6:30 p.m. Ice Cream Social at Monkey Island, 6:30 to 9 p.m. exclusive zoo access, $15/adult, $10/children, registration required.

Saturday, August 3

Fort St. Joseph Open House–meet WMU archaeologists who work at the site, explore ongoing excavations, view recently uncovered artifacts, and much more, the corner of Fort and Bond streets in Niles, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, August 4

Fort St. Joseph Open House–meet WMU archaeologists who work at the site, explore ongoing excavations, view recently uncovered artifacts, and much more, the corner of Fort and Bond streets in Niles, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, August 16

Summer II session ends

Saturday, August 24

Fall Welcome

Sunday, August 25

Fall Welcome

Monday, August 26

Advising Day

Fall Welcome

Tuesday, August 27

Advising Day

Bronco Bash—WMU's annual welcome back festival, Sangren Pedestrian Mall, 3 to 7 p.m.

Fall Welcome

Wednesday, August 28

Fall semester classes begin at 8 a.m.

Monday, September 2

U.S. Labor Day—No classes. Many WMU offices closed or on reduced hours.

Monday, September 9

Multicultural Meet and Greet–An orientation that encourages sense of belonging for students of color at WMU and in the greater Kalamazoo community, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, September 13

College of Arts and Sciences State of the College–Dean Koretsky will discuss the upcoming state of the college, 2028 Brown Hall, 9:30 to 11 a.m.