CEHD Student Services

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The CEHD Dr. Donald E. Thompson Student Services Suite provides a one-stop source for you to access an array of services related to academic advising, student success, teacher candidate clinical experiences and certification. From declaring a major, to graduation, to launching a successful career, our staff empowers you by providing convenient, efficient and effective services to support you as you pursue and realize your personal, academic and professional goals.


Admissions and Advising

The Advising Office empowers undergraduate students with information, support and guidance to create a successful graduation plan. This includes individualized program planning, course sequencing, course registration and upper-level program admissions, for students with education and human development majors. Learn more.

Office of Clinical Experiences

The Office of Clinical Experiences at Western Michigan University is responsible for the coordination and oversight of all field experiences (internships and student teaching) associated with teacher education curricula. Learn more.

Student Success Team

Here in the College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University, the success of students is our priority. Our student success team works with undergraduate students in the college to assure that all students have what they need to ultimately reach their full potential. Learn more.

Teacher and Administrator Certification

Office of Certification provides accurate information regarding the current laws, timelines, requirements and processes for Michigan certification; advises those in pursuit of certifications and licensure, additional endorsements or higher-level degrees; and collects, reports and disseminates data on WMU programs. Learn more.

TRiO Future Educator Success Program

The TRiO Future Educator Success Program is a federally funded grant program that promotes the success of future educators from Western Michigan University. We offer career and graduate school exploration, financial assistance, leadership opportunities, mentorship and more to teaching majors who are first-generation, income-eligible students or students with disabilities. Learn more.