Reclaim the W is designed to assist academically dismissed Western Michigan University students continue in their graduation pursuits. The program began in 2014 and is centered on first- and second-year academically dismissed students gaining immediate readmission into WMU. Students are offered to apply for the program based on their cumulative GPA and overall academic efforts. The decision for readmission is based on the student’s prior academic performance and application, which includes an essay and possible interview. 

Reclaim the W is a joint program coordinated by the Registrar’s Office and Center for Academic Success Programs.

Service Continuity Update (3/25/2020) 

By now, you have received multiple communications from President Montgomery and our Provost, Dr. Jennifer Bott, regarding the university’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. WMU remains open and Reclaim the W is here to assist academically dismissed WMU students. Reclaim the W is accessible Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.  

In alignment with courses being offered through distance education for the remainder of the semester, the Reclaim the W services will be offered from a distance as our staff works remotely during this time. You will be able to access services via phone, email, and video.

For an appointment, you may call our office at 269-387-4411 or fill contact form online.  Phone calls and messages will be attended to in the order received. 

Your success is our top priority and we will do our best to serve your needs. Thank you for your patience and be well!