Congratulations on your admission to Western Michigan University! We look forward to meeting you at International Student Orientation.
The International Student Orientation team is here to help you make a smooth academic, social, geographic, and professional transition to WMU. You will meet new friends, faculty, staff and current international students who will help you throughout your time as a bronco.
- Dates and schedules
- Virtual Orientation overview
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
- Connect with us on social media!
|Entry Semester||Early move-in
|Orientation Dates||Location of Orientation||Classes Begin|
|Summer 2020||N/A||April 30 - May 1
Includes continued programming through the Summer I semester. Concludes in attendance of Fall Orientation programming (pending conditions and accessibilty)
|Online via Webex & E-learning||May 4 (Summer I online)|
|Fall 2020||Aug. 25 at 9 a.m.||Aug. 26 - Aug 28||WMU Bernhard Center||Sept. 2|
|Spring 2021||Jan. 6 at 9 a.m.||Jan. 7 - Jan. 8||WMU Bernhard Center||Jan. 11|
|Summer I 2021||TBA||May 6||TBA||May 10|
Virtual ORIENTATION OVERVIEW: Thursday April 30
10 to 11 a.m. (EST - Kalamazoo time): Welcome from Haenicke Institute for Global Education (via Webex)
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST - Kalamazoo time): Complete International Student Orientation (via E-learning)
- Register for Summer I courses
- Ask questions of students and staff
- Learn about the E-learning platform
- Get familiar with International Student Orientation Leaders