Western Illinois University
Discover why Western is the right choice for your success! Our Discover Western open houses allow you to tour campus, meet with faculty staff, talk with current students and more. Register online for our November 13 open house!
Education online, anytime!
Discover Western’s online degree programs! WIU offers a variety of options for students who want to continue their education through an online learning environment, whether you’re expanding your current skill set or looking to complete a degree.
Turn over a new leaf at Western. Apply for admission or schedule a visit to one of our campuses today!
Honoring our Military Traditions
Why do people say “break a leg” before a play?
Zen saying: Be the fish.
Catch WIU Swimming and Diving in action this fall and winter! Learn more at GoLeathernecks.com.
President Thomas to Host Brown Bag Lunch Conversation Nov. 15
WIU Ag Alumna Awarded Teaching Grant
WIU Student Athlete Making a Difference Around the World
Free Spanish Workshops for beginners
Cinema Italiano, Study Abroad Course Interest Meeting
Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center: Free Angela Screening
Graduate School Seminar Series
WIFI France Informational Meeting
Apply Now for Admission to Western!
Discover Western Open House – Nov. 13
Discover Western open houses allow you to tour the Macomb campus, meet with academic and student services staff, talk with current WIU students and more вЂ“ a great way for you to experience campus life and picture yourself at WIU. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.В
International Education Month
International Education Month is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This initiative is part of WIU’s efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.
Commencement Weekend – Dec. 15-16
Celebrate Success! Ceremonies recognizing the academic and personal accomplishments of Western Illinois University students and alumni will be held Friday-Saturday, Dec. 15-16 in Macomb during Western’s Fall 2017 Commencement Weekend. Ceremonies will also be live streamed online.
$0 Application Fee for Local Students
For the fourth consecutive year, Western Illinois University is waiving the $30 application fee for area high school students who apply to WIU. Graduating seniors who apply for admission to Western for the Fall 2018 semester will have the University’s application fee waived.
4-Year Scholarships Available to Qualified Students
WIU wants to reward you for your academic ability in high school by offering 4-year scholarships towards the cost of attendance. New freshmen who submit all application materials for admission are automatically considered, so apply today!
The Sky is the Limit at WIU
“Here at Western, students should remember that you are somebody. You are unique and you have a great opportunity here at Western. The sky is the limit to what you can do.” – WIU President Jack Thomas
Veterans Services at Western Illinois University
We have a long and rich tradition of serving veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, and members of the National Guard. WIU provides numerous on-campus resources for veterans and military personnel, as well as the flexibility of academic program offerings, including online courses and the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree program.