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  • 24K & 14K GOLD Education Package Plans—Western Michigan University is the only place that provides an "all-inclusive" package education.
  • Accelerator U—Western Michigan University is the only place that accelerates the preparation of learners for 21st century jobs—some of which jobs didn’t exist when they started college.
  • Alumni Networking Night—Western Michigan University is the only place that facilitates an environment where alumni are able to return to campus and interact with the current study body.
  • Amtrak Train Station/Platform (South Neighborhood)—Western Michigan University is the only place that is a university campus halfway between the cities of Chicago and Detroit.
  • Andragogy: non-traditional teaching/learning for adult learners, distance education/online learning—WMU is one of few educational institutions in are that have many satellite campuses throughout the state, midwest and nation.
  • Apprenticeships—Western Michigan University is the only place that every undergraduate student has an apprenticeship from matriculation through graduation.
  • Automated Assistive Location, Meeting and Information Guidance—Western Michigan University is the only place that verbally and visually greets campus visitors with proximity sensing allowing location guidance and campus information.
  • Automated Messenger To-do Lists—Western Michigan University is the only place where you can strike gold within the community.
  • Bring Your Class to Work Day—Western Michigan University is the only place that encourages employers to express their likes and dislikes of the career path they've chosen.
  • Bronco Leadership Initiative—Western Michigan University is the only place that creates a program where Collegiate officials and administrators mentor juniors and seniors on life as a career professional.
  • Bronco Promise Scholars—Western Michigan University is the only place that ensures 1:1 help to guarantee student success from entrance to graduation and beyond.
  • Broncos Lead—Western Michigan University is the only place that transforms individuals, families and communities.
  • Broncos Volunteer—Western Michigan University is the only place that the community and campus unite to bring about about change through service.
  • Bundled Curriculum Across Colleges—Western Michigan University is the only place that brings colleges together for better workplace hiring.
  • Center for Experiential Learning and Leadership—Western Michigan University is the only place that staff, faculty and students learn together about leadership.
  • Doctor of Chiropractic Degree—Western Michigan University is the only place that already has medical school and doctor of medicine degrees, well as, basic science degree.
  • Cheap and Abundant Parking—Western Michigan University is the only place that demonstrates that we care about students by providing cheap and abundant parking.
  • Doing Well While Doing Good—Western Michigan University is the only place that ethics, equity and sustainability are infused into a WMU education, from Essential Studies through the completion of your major.
  • Diversity, Inclusion, Equity—Western Michigan University is the only place that is serious about making sure all are welcome, all feel at home, and all are able to have the resources they need.
  • Energy-Harvesting Adult Playground—Western Michigan University is the only place that offers an outdoor adult playground that harvests energy.
  • Entrepreneur Alley—Western Michigan University is the only place that allows students the environment to develop their entrepreneurial skillsets.
  • Food For All—Western Michigan University is the only place that facilitates an environment where food waste is sought to be eradicated and WMU students that are food insecure can get a meal.
  • Free Dining—Western Michigan University is the only place that offers free dining to all students.
  • Free Fifth Year for a Graduate Degree—Western Michigan University is the only place that offers every undergraduate an opportunity to earn a masters degree for free.
  • Get What You Came For—Western Michigan University is the only place that offers degrees without a lot of fluff.
  • Graduation—Western Michigan University is the only place that actively accepts and supports students who may not be accepted at most other 4 year public or private colleges or universities.
  • Great Debates—Western Michigan University is the only place that encourages productive dialog between academic units to push individuals towards academic excellency.
  • Green Century—Western Michigan University is the only place that offers a comprehensive program with degrees focused on environmental sustainability.
  • Independent Learning—Western Michigan University is the only place that you teach yourself.
  • Innovation to Impact—Western Michigan University is the only place that invests in research that makes a proven impact on society at the local, state and national level.
  • International Exchange Coffee Hour—Western Michigan University is the only place that encourages open dialog between individuals from all over the world.
  • Invest in Athletics—Western Michigan University is the only place that had 45,000 fans, donors, alumni show up in Detroit for the MAC Championship Game.
  • Live Experiences—Western Michigan University is the only place to compete with online universities.
  • Outreach—Western Michigan University is the only place that is reaching out into the community and starting the college discussion and involvement early.
  • Overhaul Thinking To Increase Caregiver Involvement in Education—Western Michigan University is the only place that leads in overhauling thinking about the roles of caregivers in the formal education of their pre K - 12th students.
  • Personal Finance Requirement—Western Michigan University is the only place that will help its students to have a more sustainable future and create an environment where everyone can prosper.
  • Purpose and Belonging—Western Michigan University is the only place that provides community for those seeking a higher purpose.
  • Rapid Response—Western Michigan University is the only place that provides a single source center for answers (like Google).
  • Recruitment of Excellent Faculty—Western Michigan University is the only place that employs the best faculty in every college.
  • Spherical 360 Degree and 3D Environment Capture for Google Maps—Western Michigan University is the only place that allows student and staff to see every square inch of the physical environment captured at different times on Google Maps.
  • Sustainability University—Western Michigan University is the only place that offers a full sustainability  and climate change management curriculum, internships, and walks the walk as an institution.
  • Sustainable Playground—Western Michigan University is the only place that "walks the walk" of cultivating a resilient, eco-friendly, sustainable ecological and social culture.
  • Technology-partnered yet Species-driven, Empathic innovation—Western Michigan University is the only place that provides space and process for barrier-breaking collaborative brainstorming about the future of jobs on this planet.
  • Technology University—Western Michigan University is the only place that encourages students to master the technologies that are disrupting their field of study.
  • The Future—Western Michigan University is the only place that majors in e-sport, e-interior design and designing for space travel, online teaching, engineering for space travel, sustaining.
  • The Wheel—Western Michigan University is the only place that believes in your dreams.
  • University of West Michigan—Western Michigan University is the only place that proactively addressed the emerging demographic reality.
  • Virtual Reality U—Western Michigan University is the only place that offers a majority of its classes in a virtual or augmented reality format. WMU would also offer a virtual reality degree.
  • Western Writes Collaboration—Western Michigan University is the only place where students learn to write well in their disciplines through collaboration among faculty in all majors and campus writing experts.
  • Why Am I WMU—Western Michigan University is the only place that invests in students undergraduate education and the mechanisms for their transition into graduate school.
  • WMU 4H Science Program Thru NASA—Western Michigan University is the only place that offers Colleges of Aviation, Engineering, Science, and Medical
  • WMU Broadcast Center with 100% Collaborative Spaces—Western Michigan University is the only place that allows students to use and share world knowledge to teach themselves rather than absorbing it by osmosis.
  • WMU Continuing Care Retirement Communities—Western Michigan University is the only university in the nation that integrates CCRC with undergrad, graduate and medical school programs.