March 12, 2021

Fall registration began this week

Fall 2021 registration opened on Monday for graduate students. Priority registration concludes Tuesday, March 23. Staff from the Registrar's Office will be available to answer phone calls beginning at 7:30 a.m. throughout the priority registration period. 

See the registration calendar
Last day for students to withdraw is March 22

GoWMU will be available for students to withdraw from spring classes until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 22. Students with a registration hold who are unable to use GoWMU may request a withdrawal in person through the Registrar's Office until 5 p.m. on March 22 or by emailing The Registrar's Office will send a final reminder to all registered students via email on March 22.

Summer course material submissions

If you are teaching a course this summer and you have not submitted your course materials, please do so as soon as possible. Materials can be submitted via email to Mark Kuepfer or through Elearning. If you are using the same materials from previous semesters, simply share that information with Mark. According to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, WMU is required to publish textbook information with our course offerings.

Upcoming Spring Open House events

If you know of prospective students who are beginning their college search, please share information about the Spring Open House events on March 26 and April 16. The online events, hosted by WMU Admissions and colleges and departments from across campus, are specifically designed for high school sophomores/juniors and prospective transfer students to learn about academic programs, participate in virtual tours, explore campus housing options and speak with current Broncos. Interested students should be directed to register in advance.

Summer camp registration is now open

The Office of Precollege Programming is excited to report that in-person camps may be held on campus this summer. To receive permission, you must: 

  • Register your camp.
  • Submit a safety plan for your camp. Plans will be reviewed by the WMU COVID-19 team. To secure approval before summer begins, please submit your plan as soon as possible. You cannot operate your camp without approval. 
  • Follow all expectations as outlined in the Minors on Campus Policy.


  • Faculty and staff working at youth summer camps are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Contact Precollege Programming for more information.
  • Camps may be allowed in Residence Halls (evaluated on a case-by-case basis). If your camp has housing needs, please contact Roshona Porter.
  • Plans may need to be revised if state or federal requirements change. Please be prepared to respond to changing conditions.

For more information, visit Precollege Programming's web page, call (269) 387-2773 or email Erika Carr.

Financial aid packaging update

Student Financial Aid packaged 544 transfer students last week. Transfer students will continue to be packaged as they submit financial aid materials and are admitted. It takes approximately three business days from being admitted to being packaged (if there are no outstanding aid requirements).

Did you know? A fun fact from the Registrar...

The Registrar's Office has archived WMU catalogs from 1904 to present.