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  • A student sits in a hammock looking at her phone.

    Western Michigan University is taking its well-being support to the next level, offering a new platform to give students free, immediate access to teletherapy services in partnership with Uwill. The program meets students where they are, allowing them to access support any time of day, any day of the week, and tailors the experience to the individual based on their unique needs and preferences.

Congratulations, Broncos!

President Montgomery stands at the podium in the Michigan Science Center.

'New era of college education'

The Empowering Futures Gift will provide not only a tuition-free education but also low-cost housing, an innovative Living Learning Community, internship stipends and graduation scholarships for 1,350 new and current Broncos during year one alone.

Wellness at Western

WMU is redefining success as we expand what it means to be "smart" in an ever-changing world. Our goal is to prepare students for a life well-lived by helping them to pursue, thrive and prosper. This holistic approach starts with the skills and abilities you don't see on paper: mental well-being, grit and purpose. That's why Western is launching new wellness tools to help students explore their strengths and areas for growth.

  • YOU at Western

    Whether you're looking for straight A's, trying to land that internship, hoping to make new friends or work through some mental or physical struggles, YOU at Western can help with that.

  • A student holds up a phone with the WellTrack app open.

    WellTrack allows users to track their mood over time, identify stressors, intentionally schedule self-care activities and learn about strategies to manage feelings of depression, anxiety and stress.

  • Uwill student mental health and wellness. We're here for U when you need someone to talk to.

    Uwill offers students free access to teletherapy services 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the year and tailors the experience based on an individual's unique needs and preferences.

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  • Portraits of Merze Tate

    Merze Tate College

    Western alumna Dr. Merze Tate knew no limits to life's possibilities, becoming a scholar, world traveler, journalist, author and disarmament specialist. Her passion for exploration is the cornerstone of the newly named Merze Tate College.

  • Two pilots walk outside the windows of WMU's Aviation Education Center.

    Preparing for takeoff

    Western's new Aviation Education Center embraces the industry in every aspect, from first-of-its-kind training and education to innovative architecture and design.

  • President Montgomery standing at the podium in Heritage Hall.

    Empowering Futures

    A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the center of our donors' wishes and their historic $550 million gift echoes the University's purpose: "So that all may learn."