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.

Upcoming Events

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

WMU in Metro Detroit Scholarship Workshop

February College Checklist for Seniors; Look & Apply for Scholarships!

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Scholarship Workshop Warren Community Center
5460 Arden St. Cafeteria Room 420 Warren, MI 48092

Workshop is free and open to junior and senior high school students and their parents. Advance registration is requested by sending an email at least one day prior to the workshop with the student’s name, grade and high school, and number attending to: For more information call (269) 599-2496.

  • Learn about WMU and community scholarship opportunities
  • Come and learn about our Foundation Scholarship; $15,000 annually ($60,000 total award)
  • Are you a WMU legacy? Apply for the WMU Alumni Legacy Scholarship by Feb. 1 @
  • Take an opportunity to submit an online WMU freshman admission application and receive a fee waiver. (see GOLD RUSH below)
  • Obtain 2018 WMU Admitted Student Events information


If you are interested in admission to WMU, please bring the official documents identified below to the workshop. We will collect the documents at check-in and you will be given the code to use on the freshman admission online application ( to waive the $40 fee. Students will receive a decision within 72 hours once we confirm that the application has been submitted. All freshman applicants are required to submit:

  • An official high school transcript with at least six semesters of work
  • ACT or SAT scores directly from ACT or College Board (ACT Code: 2066; SAT code: 1902), on your high school transcript, or from a score report

Your application is reviewed using a combination of these key factors: grade point average, ACT/SAT score, number and type of college prep courses and trend of grades.