SUMMER 2018 Orientation Information
Congratulations and welcome to the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students (CELCIS) at Western Michigan University! This guide has important information to help you transition smoothly to WMU. We recommend that you print a copy of this guide and carry it with you while you are travelling.
Important Dates to Remember
|Residence halls open (early move-in)||Wednesday, May 2 at 9 a.m.|
|New student orientation||Thursday, May 3 - Friday, May 4|
|First day of classes||Monday, May 7|
|Last day of CELCIS classes||Friday, August 10|
All new students are required to attend orientation.
Orientation check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 3 in the East Ballroom of the Bernhard Center. You will receive a complete schedule of orientation activities during registration.
WMU's Bernhard Center
Visit here for a campus map or directions to the Bernhard Center.
- Placement testing
- Campus tour
- Information sessions
- Shopping trip
- Assistance with banking
- Assistance with housing
- Social events