Graduate Studies

Graduate School Open House


1:00-4:00 p.m. - Lincoln Room, University Union

Friday, September 27, 2019

*Quad Cities Discover Western

QC Complex Atrium (Building C)

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(If you are unable to access this form
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Are you interested in learning more about Graduate School at Western Illinois University? Do you think you’d like to pursue a master’s degree, post-baccalaureate certificate, or perhaps simply take a few graduate courses as a non-degree student? Would you like to take a walking tour of the Macomb campus and see what it offers? If so, please plan to join us at one of the WIU Graduate School Open House events hosted by the School of Graduate Studies. We will share information about the application and admission process, financial aid, and housing. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to speak to current graduate students and sit down with graduate faculty in your program of interest.

*If you are interested in attending graduate school at the WIU-Quad Cities campus in Moline, Illinois, you may register for a similar event at Graduate programs in Community and Economic Development; Counseling; Environmental Science: Large River Ecosystems; and Museum Studies are only offered at WIU-Quad Cities.

The schedule for the Macomb campus event is as follows:

12:45  Check-in

1:00   Welcome and overview of Graduate School

Guest Speakers from Financial Aid, Housing, and Billing & Receivables

Graduate Student Discussion Panel


2:00  Break

2:10  Walking Campus Tour (A modified tour is available for persons needing accommodations.  Please alert us at registration should you need this option.)

3:15  Meet with faculty in academic program of interest

A parking pass will be mailed to you once you have registered for the event.

An Amtrak station is located in Macomb for those students traveling from the Chicago area or other regions along the Amtrak line. Information on schedules may be viewed at: Additionally, WIU and the Macomb community provides FREE bus services from the train station to the campus community.

Directions to Macomb and a campus map are available at:

Lodging options are available at:

Please contact the School of Graduate Studies at (309) 298-1806 with any questions concerning the Open House.

REGISTER NOW! (If you are unable to access this form email Amanda Schulz at