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 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 Please include the student's name, grade, and high school along with the number attending in the email.