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For the seventh consecutive year, WIU has been named a "Military Friendly School."

Over 75%

Over 75% of Western students receive financial assistance and/or scholarships!

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Find out what's happening @ WIU-Quad Cities

September 29, 2016

QC Landing Welcome Party Oct. 3 for WIU Alumni Canoeing Length of Mississippi River for Conservation Awareness
QC Landing Welcome Party Oct. 3 for WIU Alumni Canoeing Length of Mississippi River for Conservation Awareness

Inspired by "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," Western Illinois University alumni Haley Brasile (originally from Woodstock, IL) and Cody Presny (originally from Elk Grove Village, IL) have been paddling down the Mississippi in a canoe since late August to raise awareness about river conservation. Read more.

September 26, 2016

2016 State of the University Address
2016 State of the University Address

Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas presented the 2016 State of the University Address, "Western Illinois University Will Rise Up," at the 23rd Annual Founders' Day celebration Sept. 23. Read more.

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Success Story 1

Maura Warner '15

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Maura Warner graduated in May 2015 and is the Communications Coordinator with The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.

Success Story 2

Todd DeDekker '12

Todd DeDekker is a WIU-QC Alumni who has a heart for history. He began his career teaching social studies at the junior and high school levels. He taught for fifteen years, but decided that it was time for a career change.


Success Story 3

Kasi DeFrieze '15

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Kasi DeFrieze graduated in May 2015 and is a grant writer for the development team of The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.

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In the Spotlight!

Quad Cities Landing Party - Oct. 3, noon

FAFSA 2017 - 2018 Opens Oct. 1

Please welcome our new WIU-QC AmeriCorps VISTA, Dan Dankert, to campus!

Spirit Wear Available!

Purchase case is located in Quad Cities Complex, Building C

Master of Community and Economic Development

The Master of Community and Economic Development degree (CED) provides current and aspiring professionals with the latest tools and skills in these areas.

Rives Named Male Champion of Change

Joe Rives, Western Illinois University vice president of the Quad Cities and planning has been named one of the 2016 Male Champions of Change by the Women's Connection and Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce.