RSO and Current WMU Student Registration

Current WMU students: register to volunteer during Fall Welcome. Please complete one form per person.

RSOs and Departments: Sign up to volunteer at events and to participate in the Connection Expo. For volunteer opportunities, if multiple people from your organization are volunteering together they must complete one form per person, so be sure that all of your friends sign up!

Questions? Please contact the Fall Welcome office at (269) 387-2338.

Contact Information
Connection Expo

Thursday, September 1 (for RSOs and Departments only) Noon – 2 p.m.

We are bringing back the fair-style campus engagement event and invite RSO's and campus departments to join us! Sign up for a table at Fountain Plaza to connect with new students. This event will allow students to see all that WMU has to offer and will engage them with your organization right from the start!

If participating in the Connection Expo, please provide a brief description of your organization or department (1-2 sentences):

Please email with any questions about the Connection Expo. The Connection Expo registration deadline is August 12, 2016, or when capacity is reached.

Volunteer Opportunities

Monday, August 29

8 - 10 p.m.
After Dark Activities

After Darks are fun, social activities at various places on campus. Volunteers are needed to supervise, organize snacks, set-up, and clean up. Past After Dark activities have included dance parties, karaoke, arts and crafts, dessert socials, massages, and outdoor games.

10 p.m. - Midnight

Tuesday, August 30

9:30 - 11 p.m.
11 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Wednesday, August 31

9:30 - 11 p.m.
11 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Thursday, September 1

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Buster's Buffet

One of our biggest events of the week (and therefore needing the most volunteers!), students will have the opportunity to speak with professors while enjoying Papa John's pizza, as well as a many options from Kalamazoo-area restaurants, at the Gilmore Theatre Complex parking lot. Volunteers are needed to assist with set-up, running pizzas to tables, passing out pizza and beverages, directing students to the tents of their college, and clean up. Free food for all volunteers!

6 - 8 p.m.
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
6 - 6:45 p.m.
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Buster's Moonlight Stampede and After Darks at the SRC

Annual fun run/walk through campus kicks off an evening of activities at the Student Recreation Center. At the SRC students will enjoy inflatables, a dance party, open gyms, giveaways, and many other activities. Volunteers are needed to assist with set-up of the Stampede and SRC activities, oversee activities, pass out giveaways and clean-up.

8:30 - 10:30 p.m.
10:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Waiver-signing Tables @ Dining Halls

Volunteers are needed to staff tables at the entrance of the dining halls during dinner so students can register for the Buster’s Moonlight Stampede 3k. Students will sign a waiver and receive their running number.

Friday, September 2

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
5:30 - 6 p.m.