CAMP staff, scholars, and future scholars posing for a group photo in a ice hockey rink.


  • A student reading a book in the library.

    Focus on academics

    College Assistance Migrant Program participant Yadira Miron Aguilar takes some time to study in the Waldo Library.

  • A group of students moving rocks behind a car.

    Service-learning opportunities

    A group of College Assistance Migrant Program participants volunteering at the Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan.

  • A group of students laughing over a ledge.

    Social interaction

    A group of students enjoying some time together after an afternoon of volunteering.

Western Michigan University's College Assistance Migrant Program accepts 40 students per academic year. We encourage you to apply early for admission into the program to assure that we can assist with any questions and address any issues that may arise during your transition to the University.

Please print and complete the application and include supporting documents for consideration into the program. We accept applications until all 40 program slots have been filled. If you have any questions on eligibility, program requirements, or the program application process, please do not hesitate to contact the program staff at (269) 387-4407.

  • CAMP application form
  • CAMP verification of employment - A Verification of Employment (VOE) can be used if there is no history of migrant education but the student or parent/guardian has worked in seasonal farmwork.
  • Certificate of Eligibility for Migrant Education Program (if applicable)
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status

If you would like to find out more about the program or receive a mailed application packet, please see your high school or migrant advisor. You also may contact us at (269) 387-4407 or email