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There's Still Time to SOAR (and to Get a Place to Live)!

You've been accepted to Western, and we cannot wait to meet you in person! Sign up for Student Orientation and Registration (SOAR) and get your housing contract finalized. Log onto STARS and select "New Student Registration Reservation" from the menu.

The fascinating world of agriculture

From elementary school to college and beyond, WIU's School of Agriculture provides learning opportunities for all ages.

Points of Purple Pride

WIU is a "Best Midwestern College", "Top Tier Midwestern University" and "Military Friendly School" - apply today for admission or schedule a campus visit.

Harry Mussatto Golf Course

Check out WIU's 18-hole Harry Mussatto Golf Course this spring for a beau-tee-ful day on the greens.

WIU School of Engineering

Entrepreneurial engineering, innovation, leadership! Check out WIU's engineering program, delivered primarily at our Quad Cities campus in Moline, Illinois.

Our Signature Academic Programs

Nursing, Teacher Education, and Accountancy are a few of WIU's 12 Signature Programs noted for their size, unique area of concentration, or accessibility.

Once a Leatherneck, Always a Leatherneck.

Whether you're a new graduate or an alum from years back - or a parent, student, friend or community member - you're a part of the #Leatherneck family. Show your #WIU Pride.

Summer Session 2017

Graduate from college early by taking advantage of the WIU Summer Session. Courses available include offerings in general education, major courses, graduate courses, and honors courses!

Banish the summertime blues!

Kids have a case of the "I'm bored syndrome" during summer vacation? Check out the various WIU Summer Camps available throughout June and July!

Apply Now for Admission to Western!

Apply for admission to the University and schedule a visit to our Macomb or Quad Cities campus today!

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Summer Camp: Art of Songwriting - June 19-21

Held in the Quad Cities, high school students in 9th-11th grade will enjoy this fun and challenging commuter summer enrichment program which examines the ABCs of song structure, rhyme schemes, riffs, bridges, lyric writing, melody and music.

Gwendolyn Brooks Memorial Park - Celebrate a Historical Cultural Area

Western Illinois University invites you to join us in celebrating one of our most historic cultural areas on campus. We are seeking your support to complete a new park area on the site of the original Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center.

Mascot Memorial Plaza - Celebrate a Campus Tradition

The Mascot Memorial Project is seeking donations to complete a new plaza in honor of WIU’s live English bulldog mascot, Colonel Rock. The new space will adorn a memorial wall featuring WIU’s past bulldog mascots, as well as displaying a timeline history of the live mascot program.

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!

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.

WIU's Wi-Fi Has Changed

University Technology changed the University’s wireless networks this summer. All users of WIU's wireless network must configure their wireless devices to properly reconnect to Wi-Fi on the Macomb and Quad Cities campuses.

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