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Spring Orientation

Your academic journey begins with participation in Spring Orientation, which is required of all new beginner and transfer students starting classes in January 2022. You can attend spring orientation either virtually or in person.

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Are you a Fall 2022 new student?

Spring orientation is only for new students starting at WMU in the Spring 2021 semester.  For Fall 2022 orientation information, see New Student Orientation.

New Student Orientation Information

Virtual Orientation

To attend virtually, you'll need to complete three easy steps in the Student Orientation Hub

  1. Complete the pre-advising survey
  2. Complete the "Spring Orientation 2022" online orientation modules in Elearning
  3. Schedule an appointment to meet with an academic advisor

In-person Orientation

If you choose to attend spring orientation in person, you'll join us on WMU's main campus Friday, December 17 to attend an information session, take a campus tour and meet with your academic advisor. Before coming to campus, you'll need to complete the pre-advising survey and the "Spring Orientation 2022" online orientation modules in Elearning.

Getting Started

Spring Orientation Agenda

View the agenda for Spring Orientation.

Getting Started

Spring Orientation is required for all incoming beginner and transfer students starting in January 2022.  A fee of $75 will appear on the spring invoice which covers both the virtual and in-person orientation experiences.

  • Log into the Student Orientation Hub using your Bronco NetID and password
  • Review your pre-advising information and click submit
  • Register for an academic advising appointment OR register for the in-person program scheduled for Friday, December 17
  • Complete the ALEKS and Foundations in Writing and Reading placement surveys (especially important for engineering, sciences, health fields and aviation)

Now is a good time to make sure that you are checking your WMU email regularly, because you will begin receiving a lot of communications from us as we draw closer to the start of the semester, and you don’t want to miss something important!

Resources for Parents/Families

Resources for Parents and Family Members

At WMU, students are the driving force of all that we do, but we also recognize the important role parents and family members play in the transition to college life.