Events and Activities

The Global Engagement Activities office plans numerous service-learning, cultural and recreational activities to help international students engage with the campus and local community. For more information about the events and locations, check the Facebook page WMU International. Email questions to

summer 2020 Activities

The University will deliver instruction by means of distance education through the summer II session. In-person instruction begins with fall classes on Sept. 2. Services from the Haenicke Institute for Global Education are available virtually, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Keep up-to-date on the University's response to COVID-19 at

Virtual activities will be announced shortly. 


  • Students enjoying the photo station in their formal wear at the International Ball.

    Parade of Flags—Fall
  • International Education Week—Fall
  • Farmer's Market—Fall
  • Halloween Dance—Fall
  • Trip to Chicago—Fall
  • Ski Trip—Spring
  • International Festival—Spring
  • International Ball—Spring
  • Trip to Holland—Summer
  • Baseball Game—Summer
  • International Soccer Game—Summer
  • Welcome Parties—Year-round 
  • Socials—Year-round