Metro Detroit Outreach

Metro Detroit Community Outreach in Western Michigan University’s Office of Precollege Programming provides services and programs designed to engage K-12 students and their parents in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties interested in opportunities for higher education.

Programs and services to community, faith based and youth serving organizations include:

  • Conduct college readiness workshops/presentations at meetings and conferences.
  • Resource tables at community events.
  • Develop and nurture collaborative relationships and partnerships between the University and others in the tri-county area.
  • Metro Detroit Scholarships Intensive Workshops for junior and high school students and their families.
  • Information sessions about WMU programs and services.

A great resource for information on scholarships is Enact Your Future, Inc.

Upcoming Events

Listed below are upcoming events and activities when scheduled. To schedule a presentation or request a resource table send an email to doreen.odom@wmich.edu or call (269) 599-2496.

College Budgeting 101

Financial matters are a way of life so attend a workshop for high school seniors and their families about college budgeting on May 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency (Lakeshore Bldg) at 7310 Woodward Ave, Suite 800, Detroit. Join us for a presentation and Q&A session with PNC representatives. Light refreshments will be provided. Advanced registration is required by sending an email by May 20 to doreen.odom@wmich.edu. Please include the student's name, grade, and high school along with the number attending in the email.