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


Due to the impact of COVID-19 and WMU’s efforts to reduce the risks of spread and exposure, our offices are now closed until the Spring Semester. Most services from the Haenicke Institute for Global Education are available virtually Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 


  • 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