You are welcome here

The Haenicke Institute for Global Education and Western Michigan University are committed to being a welcoming and supportive place for everyone on our campus and in our community. As a proud advocate of diversity, the Haenicke Institute has developed a “You are welcome here” poster and appreciates any support you can give in spreading the message of this campaign.  You are invited to print your own poster or submit poster requests to the Haenicke Institute at

Copy of passport and stamped pages

Apply for U.S. passports at campus office

A United States passport acceptance facility is available in the Haenicke Institute for Global Education’s main administrative office on the second floor of Ellsworth Hall. Members of the campus community and the public planning international travel may apply for their passports via appointment or during walk-in hours.

March 24

International Festival Enjoy the music, foods, fashions and traditional dances of many cultures, second floor, Bernhard Center, 4 to 8 p.m. Free admission. Food tickets available for purchase or in exchange for donating nonperishable food items to WMU's Invisible Need Project.

March 26

Fulbright at WMU Learn about opportunities to apply for Fulbright core and specialist awards to conduct research, teach or consult in over 125 countries around the world, for WMU faculty only, Fetzer Center, Rooms 1040-1050, 9:30 a.m. Free.

March 27

Human Library "Don't judge a book by its cover," The Human Library®  is designed to build a positive framework that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices through dialogue, Waldo Library, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Free. 

March 28

Fulbright at WMU Panel discussion by the College of Arts and Sciences Fulbright faculty, for WMU faculty only, Humanities Center, Knauss Hall, 3:30 p.m. Free.

April 11

Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies talk "Is the Trade War between U.S. and China over?", Dr. Christina Liu, 2028 Brown Hall, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.