Events and Activities

College Visits

Participating Schools: Please contact our office if you would like us to schedule and coordinate a campus visit to Western Michigan University or any Michigan college or university of interest at (269) 387-3339 or tania.echavarria@wmich.edu.    
 

Tutoring 

  • Tutoring at Kalamazoo Central High School on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the school library, from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Sessions are between September - April and are a collaborative effort with the Office of Pre-College Programming and Upward Bound.
  • PhotoStudy App Tutoring at Benton Harbor, Fennville and Hartford High Schools offered online, any time. Contact Ariel Ringo for more information  and to sign-up at ariel.ringo@wmich.edu.
 

Summer Program 

We are in the planning stages of our 2024 summer program. Information and details will be published January 2024.
 

2023-2024 WMU GEAR UP Events

  •  Monday, October 23: GEAR UP tabling at Kalamazoo Central High School.
  • Tuesday, October 24: GEAR UP tabling at Hartford High School.
  • Monday, October 30: GEAR UP tabling at Benton Harbor High School.
  • Friday, November 3, 2023: Kalamazoo Central High School at Western Michigan University Health Fair. Collaborative event with WMU's School of Medicine and AHEC.
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2023: Hartford High School at Western Michigan University.
  • Friday, November 10, 2023: Hartford High School at Kalamazoo Community College.
  • Friday, November 17, 2023: Benton Harbor High School at Western Michigan University.
  • Friday, December 8, 2023: Benton Harbor High School at Western Michigan University.
  • Friday, December 15, 2023: Benton Harbor High School at Wayne State University. (tentative)
  • Thursday, March 7, 2024: STEM Day at Western Michigan University. Collaborative event with DAPCEP and GVSU GEAR UP.
  • Friday, March 15, 2024: Kalamazoo Central High School at Western Michigan University Nursing Day.  Collaborative event with WMU's School of Medicine and AHEC.
  • Friday , April 19, 2024: Kalamazoo Central High School at Western Michigan University Health Fair.  Collaborative event with WMU's School of Medicine and AHEC.