Graduate School Application/Admission Checklist
(for those applying to WIU Graduate School for the first time)
- Access online application at www.wiu.edu/grad and
click on "Apply Online". Submit electronically.
- Submit nonrefundable $30 application fee online by credit card with
application or mail to School of Graduate Studies, Western Illinois
University, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455 (checks payable to
- Request the registrar of college or university attended to mail (no
faxes accepted) one copy of official transcript(s) in sealed envelopes
directly to School of Graduate Studies, Western Illinois University,
1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455. WIU transcripts and any
transfer work transcripts previously sent to WIU registrar will be obtained
by graduate school personnel for you.
Degree-seeking students should request one copy of ALL pre-
and post-baccalaureate course work. Nondegree-seeking students should
request one copy of official transcript or statement
of degree from institution granting highest degree.
- Consult the checklist of departmental
requirements for additional application materials and requirements.
The following departments have additional application packets: Special
Education; Educational Leadership; College Student Personnel; Biology;
Counseling; and Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration.