Botany, Zoology, Ecology, Microbiology and More Happy Graduation! Summer Fun! Points of Purple Pride WIU-QC Student Organizations Atten-hut! Creativity is contagious, pass it on. Visit Campus!

Botany, Zoology, Ecology, Microbiology and More

One of the strengths of WIU's Department of Biological Sciences is its commitment to undergraduate research - there's a reason that Biology is one of our unique signature programs.

Happy Graduation!

Congratulations to the Western Illinois University Class of 2015! Honors and commencement ceremonies were held May 15-16 in Macomb and May 17 in the Quad Cities.

Summer Fun!

Fore a tee-rific way to spend a summer day, hit the links at WIU-Macomb's beautiful 18-hole Harry Mussatto Golf Course.

Points of Purple Pride

Western is a "Best Midwestern College", "Top Tier Midwestern University" and "Military Friendly School" - schedule a campus visit and apply now for admission!

WIU-QC Student Organizations

WIU-Quad Cities students can get involved in numerous university clubs and organizations, such as the Interdisciplinary English and Arts Society Group.


WIU's award-winning ROTC program provides its members with leadership, management, and professional classes as well as "hands on" experiences.

"Creativity is contagious, pass it on." – Albert Einstein.

Students in the Department of Theatre & Dance can fully participate in productions from the very first day on campus.

Experience Western

Schedule your campus visit today and see WIU's beautiful campus, and all that it has to offer, for yourself! If you can't visit in person, take our virtual walking tour!

Summer Camps and Conferences

WIU offers many summer camps and conferences for youth, focusing on science, math, music, art, athletics and even Harry Potter! Plus, starting this year, any student who attends a summer camp at WIU will receive a voucher to take a residual ACT test at no cost at Western's Counseling Center.

College Courses Offered to Area High School Students

High school seniors from west-central Illinois can put their college career on the fast track beginning this fall - take WIU classes prior to completing high school and qualify for automatic scholarships and lock in your costs to attend at an earlier rate.

Let the Roommate Matching Begin

All steps of WIU's exclusive Roommate Matching system are now open and available for new students to use in finding the perfect roommate. Starting one day after filling out your housing application, visit STARS and select "Roommate Matching" in the UHDS Information Menu.

MBA Hybrid/Blended 1-Year Program

The new Hybrid Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, with a management emphasis, blends online and traditional class meetings. Students get the best of both worlds with the flexibility of online courses combined with the personal attention and interactivity of face-to-face delivery.

Volunteer for Western's Video Captioning Pool

Have some time on your hands and willing to serve? If so, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access is issuing a call for volunteers to help out with captioning videos produced by any department or unit at Western Illinois University. You can help ensure that web content is available to people with disabilities.

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