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Women on Weights - Mar. 25

Celebrate National Women's History Month at the Student Recreation Center with "Women on Weights". Enjoy classes and workshops using a variety of weights and machines taught by Campus Recreation fitness instructors.

Cultural Cafe: Rwanda - Mar. 27

Come to the Heritage Room at the University Union at 12:30 p.m. to learn about Rwanda from a returned Peace Corps Fellow while enjoying authentic Rwandan food. This event is open and free to the public.

59th Ralph Dirksen Tech Expo and Open House - Apr. 6 & 13

The Department of Engineering Technology welcomes high school and transfer students to the annual Ralph Dirksen Tech Expo and Open house on Friday, April 6 and Friday, April 13, 2018. This event is free and open to the public.

Discover Western Open House - Apr. 7

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 – a great way for you to experience campus life and picture yourself at WIU. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Supply Chain Management Program Open House - Apr. 7

Come learn about WIU's Supply Chain Management Program at its annual open house in Stipes Hall 501. The event is open to students and parents to learn about opportunities within the program.

Macomb Summer Camps

From fishing in the Mississippi River to "flying" on broomsticks, Western Illinois University's summer camps are a wonderful experience for youth of all ages. Programs span the entire months of June and July, for youth in grades 4-12, and are either commuter or residential programs.

Quad Cities Summer Camps

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities offers a variety of programs for the Quad Cities Community and beyond. Summer Youth Camps are scheduled during the months of June and July on topics of songwriting, math and Harry Potter!

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