Virtual Experiences at WMU

We recognize that it is not always possible to visit the Western Michigan University campus, due to recent cancellations in response to COVID-19. However, WMU has a variety of ways for you to experience our campus virtually, whether you're seeking to see our academic and social spaces, interact with our staff, or get your admissions questions answered from home. View the options below; additional opportunities will be added soon. Go Broncos!

If you're a prospective graduate or international student, please visit the corresponding website for details and assistance.?

Connect with admissions

Office of Admissions team members are available to assist you during normal business hours, and you may connect with us in several ways:

  • Chat with us.? Click on the “Chat With Us” button in the lower right corner below (available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT).
  • Schedule a virtual appointment. Find your admissions representative and request a virtual appointment or phone call.
  • Call us at (269) 387-2000.? Calls will be answered Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT.
  • Connect on social media.?

Email ADMISSIONS

join virtual info SESSIONS

Join us for a virtual Western Michigan University information session with live Q&A with one of our admissions counselors and a current student. Learn more about WMU, the admissions process, academics, and student life. Sessions are available Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. EDT.?

Register for a Virtual info Session

We invite incoming first-year students to grab your lunch, log-in on your device, and join a couple of our current student ambassadors to learn what student life is all about at Western Michigan University. We call it Lunchtime Live. Offered Monday through Friday?at noon EDT, and registration is limited.?

Register for Lunchtime Live

Transfer students are invited to join us for a virtual WMU information session with one of our transfer admissions counselors and a current student. Learn more about WMU, the admissions process, academics, and student life as a transfer student. Offered Tuesday and Thursday at 3 p.m. EDT.?

Register for Transfer Info Session

Many of WMU's academic colleges will be hosting virtual information sessions. Dates and times vary by college.?

SEE COLLEGE SESSION LIST

Virtual Tour

Our virtual tour explores many of WMU's academic and extracurricular opportunities and showcases our learning, living and social spaces. You can take the tour all at once or jump into whatever section interests you by using the list of the left side of the screen. You may move forward or backward using the arrow buttons, or go straight to an individual stop. We encourage you to spend time with each section of the tour in order to get a full view of life as a Bronco at WMU.

Launch Virtual Tour

Join one of our current student ambassadors for a live walk through of our virtual tour together. Learn about Western Michigan University, hear first-hand experiences from a current Bronco, and ask questions you have about campus and student life. Sessions are available Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. EDT.?

REGISTER FOR LIVE VIRTUAL TOUR

Want an on-demand personalized online tour? Current Western Michigan University student ambassadors Liz and Emma walk through our WMU virtual tour, sharing information about academic and social spaces, and providing their personal student experiences along the way.

View Students' Virtual Tour

virtual admitted student events

If you're an admitted first-year student, join us at a virtual Admitted Student Event where you will receive guidance completing your next steps, engage with WMU representatives and get your questions answered about becoming a Bronco. The content is beneficial to both students who have committed to WMU, and those who are still deciding. You will be able to create a personal schedule from a variety of sessions at the time you register. Events begin at 10 a.m. EDT on April 17, May 1, May 15 and May 29.?

Learn More About the Admitted Student Events

Connect through Western Wednesday sessions

Western Wednesday sessions are live, interactive presentations designed to answer your frequently asked questions about becoming a Bronco. Sessions will be listed online as they are scheduled; past presentations will be posted. Topics range from your next enrollments steps to college-specific content.

View session list

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The Art and Science of Engineering

This class session explores the central role of design in engineering and technology disciplines. Students will learn about the role of design and how its creative and artistic attributes work alongside traditional analytical disciplines such as math and physics. Dr. Mallak brings in examples from various industries to illustrate aspects of design. Students will interact through a fun quiz on design and innovation and are encouraged to ask questions and get involved rather just "viewing" the class.

Register for Class Session

TUTORIALS FOR ADMITTED STUDENTS

If you are an admitted student looking for some assistance completing your next steps, please contact us via one of the methods listed above, or check out the admitted student pages to view video tutorials on how to complete your steps.?

Admitted First-Year Student Checklist

Admitted Transfer Students

Get to know WMU and Kalamazoo

Take an aerial tour of Western Michigan University. You'll see Waldo Library, our residence halls, many academic buildings, Waldo Stadium, and of course the beautiful landscape that is WMU.

View Aerial Tour Video

Kalamazoo isn't just the home of the Broncos, when you become a student, it's also your new hometown! Our video series looks at attractions, hidden gems and Bronco staples that will make Kalamazoo feel like home.

VIEW Your New Hometown Series

Welcome Presentation

Join two our of admission counselors who will take you through the WMU admissions welcome presentation. Through the presentation, you will get a sense of WMU, who we are, and how you will find your place here.

View Presentation