WIU President Jack Thomas will host the New Student Convocation, 6-6:45 p.m. on Aug. 22 in Western Hall. Incoming freshmen and transfer students (and families) are encouraged to attend. Thomas will host a family picnic after the event on the Campus Mall, southwest of the Student Rec Center.
More about Convocation and orientation activities.
Intramural sports are for all students! Sign ups for all sports - including dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, ultimate frisbee and more - begin on August 25. All activities are social, competitive, and sporting in nature while encouraging and promoting the value of fair play and a healthy lifestyle.
Visit the Intramural Sports website for details.
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.
View more details and register online.
Save the Date! Alumni and friends will descend on the Western Illinois University campus, joining current students, October 3-4 to celebrate Homecoming 2014. For those graduating 25, 30, 40 or 50 years ago, weekend festivities are planned to celebrate classes of 1964, 1974, 1984 and 1989.
For more info, visit the Alumni Association website.
The $42 million "Phase II" project allows for further growth of the Quad Cities campus, providing a 94,800 sq. ft. classroom complex that will house academic programs in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Education and Human Services and Fine Arts and Communication. Phase II buildings will be open for Fall 2014 classes in August!
For more information, visit the WIU-QC Phase II website.