About

The Western Michigan University College Assistance Migrant Program is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Migrant Education. The program’s goal is to provide supportive services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers or their dependents by assisting them in the successful completion of their first year of college and persistence toward degree attainment. The program provides the following services:

Academic

  • Academic tracking
  • First Year Experience course (FYE 2100)
  • Individualized education plan
  • Referrals to other University resources
  • Tutoring and mentoring

Career development

  • Career exposure and exploration
  • Cultural and educational events
  • Dining etiquette
  • Leadership development

Financial

  • Additional scholarship
  • Book assistance
  • Monthly stipends
  • Renewable residence hall grant
  • Note: All financial aid is based on need and availability of funds

Transition to college

  • CAMP orientation
  • FAFSA application assistance and referrals to the Office of Financial Aid liaison
  • Integration into campus life
  • Peer mentoring