Events and Workshops

On-going Fall 2021

Graduate Writing Circles (meets in-person every Thursday)

Thursday mornings starting Thursday, October 7 - Thursday, December 9, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. ET
Thursday afternoons starting Thursday, September 30 - Thursday, December 9, 1 to 4 p.m. ET

The Graduate College is excited to launch an in-person doctoral writing circle. The purpose of the writing circle is to provide a community, accountability, and a quiet location for students to gather with peers to work independently. We will meet weekly in West Walwood, East Campus on every Thursday through December 9. Coffee, tea, and light snacks will be provided. 

WMU Employee Graduate Education Information Session (in-person, for WMU employees only)

The first Wednesday of each month starting Wednesday, Nov. 3 - Wednesday, May 4, 10 to 10:30 a.m. ET

WMU employees receive excellent benefits from the University and are encouraged to pursue educational opportunities. The tuition remission program allows employees with fulltime benefits eligibility to take graduate courses tuition free. Sign up for an in-person informational session hosted by the WMU Graduate College to learn more about graduate program options, including application deadlines and requirements. If there is no registration, the session will be canceled that month, so be sure to register in advance!  Info sessions will be held in the Graduate College located in West Walwood Hall, East Campus. Beverages will be provided. 

 

October 2021

Master of Business Administration Information Session

Wednesday, October 6, 6 to 7 p.m. ET

Learn more about the new Master of Business Administration program. Hear from faculty, staff, and current students. Register in advance here. Your link to join the session will be sent after you register.


WMU Virtual Graduate and Professional School Fair

Monday, October 18, 3  to 6 p.m. ET

WMU Virtual Graduate and Professional School Fair will be held on Monday, October 18, 2021 from 3  to 6 p.m. ET through the Handshake platform. This free event is available to anyone interested in exploring their options for advanced studies. Learn more about graduate and professional school by chatting with representatives from 100+ colleges and universities around the country in real time.  

College and university representatives who are interested in hosting a virtual table are welcome to register online here


Fall 2021 Formatting Workshop (virtual)

Tuesday, October 19, 10 a.m. ET 

The Graduate College is pleased to offer a live synchronous formatting workshop for the preparation of doctoral dissertations, master's with thesis option and specialist projects in Education. The workshop will outline how to interpret the University's formatting requirements, relay helpful information on paperwork requirements, fees, copywriting, and the electronic submission process. Participants are asked to have a copy of the WMU formatting guidelines readily available at the time of the workshop. Register for the workshop here.


Fall 2021 Formatting Workshop (virtual)

Wednesday, October 20, 2 p.m. ET

The Graduate College is pleased to offer a live synchronous formatting workshop for the preparation of doctoral dissertations, master's with thesis option and specialist projects in Education. The workshop will outline how to interpret the University's formatting requirements, relay helpful information on paperwork requirements, fees, copywriting, and the electronic submission process. Participants are asked to have a copy of the WMU formatting guidelines readily available at the time of the workshop. Register for the workshop here.

Graduate Research Fellowship Program - Learn How to Apply (virtual)

Friday, October 29, 3 to 4:30 p.m. ET

Join Dr. Matt Cavalli, Associate Dean WMU College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, for a presentation on how to apply to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).  The GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees. The presentation will include an overview of the GRFP program, guidance on how to prepare your application, and information about the award. This program is best suited for students in research-based undergraduate programs in the STEM and social science fields.

Click here join at the appropriate time (no advance RSVP required)