WMU students may attend other institutions as Guest Students for short periods for the purpose of earning credit to transfer to Western Michigan University. A student wishing to take courses at another institution should consult an academic advisor or the transfer credit equivalency system to assure transferability.
When to apply
Students should apply well in advance and at least one month prior to the start of classes.
Please note: it is the student’s responsibility to check with the school to see if a fee is required for with their application.
How to apply
Guest Application for WMU Undergraduate students who have an active GoWMU account:
- Login to GoWMU
- From the Student Home tab, choose the Academic Services link
- Click the Guest Application link
- Click Submit & Generate Form
Alternately, students may choose to complete the Michigan Uniform Undergraduate Guest Application and turn it into the Registrar’s Office for processing.
Transferring courses back to WMU
In order to have the course(s) considered for credit by WMU, the student must request that the other institution send an official transcript once the course(s) has been completed and final grades have been posted to the following address:
Office of Admissions
1903 W. Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5211