First Year Experience

Student Resources

Student Studying

These valuable sites provide excellent information about WIU and Macomb for first-year students, in addition to local events and other pages on this web site. The Student Assistance & Parent Service Center also offers great guides to Western’s extensive resources.

Beu Health Center

Campus health facility which provides low-cost health care to all students.

Campus Directory

Contact information for all students, faculty, and staff.

Career Services

Learn about careers, get help with your resume, and find jobs with online tools.

Course Offerings

Course schedules, through STARS and the Registrar; find lists of courses or register for courses.

Financial Aid

Help paying for college. Grants, loans, and other programs. Learn if you are eligible, apply online, or visit for more assistance.

Go West Transit

Bus service free to all Western students, covering campus and the surrounding area, as well as other parts of Macomb.

Job Opportunities

Student jobs available on and off campus. Provided by Financial Aid.

Learn about Macomb through local newspapers, a business directory, and other links.

Office of Public Safety

Western's campus police.

Student Organizations

Over 200 student organizations! Join a club, academic honor society, or social or service fraternity.

Student Services

Learn about recreational facilities and programs, get help with your classes or other things related to Western, or learn more about other university services.

University Counseling Center

Free counseling. Get confidential help with study skills, personal issues, or relationships.

University Union

The University Union, which hosts events, has many restaurants, and even includes a hotel.

WIU Bookstore

Textbooks, Western apparel, and school supplies.

WIU Libraries

Do research for your classes, study, get help finding information.