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If you are separating from active duty or from the uniformed services, you might be able to continue health care coverage, depending on the circumstances of your separation. The Military Health System offers transitional health care options, the Transitional Assistance Management Program (TAMP) and the Continued Health Care Benefit Program (CHCBP), that provide temporary coverage.


 VA Medical Centers
The VA Medical Center closest to Western Michigan University is located in Battle Creek, Michigan. The Battle Creek VA Medical Center administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to service members, veterans, their dependents and survivors. Visit the Battle Creek VA Medical Center online.

Sindecuse Health Center 
WMU offers convenient, cost-saving services with an experienced, multidisciplinary staff dedicated to maintaining and improving patient health. We provide evaluation and treatment for a variety of illnesses and injuries, preventive health check-ups, periodic health monitoring, as well as health education opportunities that enhance individual and community health. 

Disability Services for Students
To find out if you qualify for additional accommodations please contact DSS for more information.

The Sindecuse Health Center accepts TRICARE Standard. Below is a short list of other TRICARE providers in the area. 


An extensive listing of providers can be found on the TRICARE website.

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On-campus: You can get information on residence halls, apartments and meal plans at Residence Life

Off-Campus: WMU does not support one specific realtor or housing option. Below is a link to several rental properties in the area. This is not an all-inclusive list and WMU cannot be held responsible for the actions or arraignments made by these individuals.

VA home loans