Quad Cities Campus

Welcome to WIU-Quad Cities Student Services

WIU-Quad Cities Student Services/Resources

Student Services job is to serve the heart, mind, and body of each student, to give you the resources and tools you will need to do well in the classroom and in the community. In order to do this, we hope to engage with you and provide support and activities outside of the classroom. This includes student clubs and organizations, academic advising, financial aid, career development, tutoring and a variety of other areas.

Contact Information: (309) 762-1988


Financing Your Education

Financial Aid
Financial Aid

For many students and families, the cost of attending college can be too great to manage alone – for this reason, WIU Financial Aid Office is available to assist eligible students in obtaining financial aid so they may achieve their educational goals.

Scholarships at WIU-Quad Cities
Scholarships

Western Illinois University oversees many of its own scholarships through our Scholarship Office, and applying for most of these can be as easy as submitting just one scholarship application form. This is a chance to file one single scholarship application that could put you into consideration for a wide range of scholarships with one easy step.

Student Employment
Student Employment

Missions Statement: To provide employment services that enable students to develop skills, refine career goals, finance education, and integrate work experience with classroom learning.

Learn more.

Academic Support at WIU-Quad Cities

Academic Support

Advising at WIU-Quad Cities
Academic Advising

On this site, you will find information to help with analyzing interests and abilities, choosing a major, changing majors, selecting courses, meeting requirements, and succeeding academically at WIU.

Centennial Honors College
Honors College

The Centennial Honors College is an interdisciplinary academic home for academically talented and highly motivated students.

Disability Resource Center
Disability Resource Center

Western Illinois University is committed to justice, equity, and diversity. Providing equal opportunities for students with disabilities is a campus-wide responsibility and commitment in which the Disability Resource Center (DRC) plays a primary role.

Supporting our Military

Supporting our Military

The Veterans Resource Center is committed to assisting those who served or are currently serving in the U.S. military, and their family members.

Health/Wellness/Safety

Health
Health

Rock Island County Health Department

Student Health Insurance: WIU-Quad Cities students are not required to have student health insurance and may select to opt out.

Counseling Options

Emergency Alert System
Emergency Alert System

Western Illinois University is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Western engages in numerous activities supporting this goal, including comprehensive training for police and disaster and emergency preparedness planning.

Learn more about the emergency alert system.

Security
Safety and Security Resources

For questions about security and other resources, stop by the Riverfront Hall reception desk and inquire within.

Academic Support at WIU-Quad Cities

Educational Resources

Career Development Center

WIU-QC Career Development assists students in preparing to market themselves to prospective employers. Several career resources are available at www.careers.wiu.edu . Students are encouraged to take advantage of what Career Development has to offer throughout their college experience.

Career Development services are available for current WIU-QC students and alumni.

  • Resume reviews and writing guidance
  • Job searching tips
  • Cover letter assistance
  • Interviewing techniques and mock interviews
  • Career fairs and workshops
  • Leatherneck Link, WIU's online job listing database
Career Fair at WIU-Quad Cities

Off Campus Living

Off Campus Housing Options
Off Campus Housing Options

There are many housing options available in the Quad Cities area. Find a place that works for you!

Getting Around QC
Getting Around

Located on the banks of the Mississippi River, the Quad Cities is served by several major roads (I-88, I-74, and several major state highways), an international airport, bus, and taxi services. UBER is now available in the Quad Cities. Download the app and get where you need to go. Wherever you need to go, there is a way to get there!

Childcare Resources
Childcare Resources

This page contains a few helpful links to get you started in the process of finding the best fit for your child and family needs.

Food Options

Food Vendors

Take advantage of on campus food vendors. Enjoy soda, coffee and snacks from the vending machines every day and a variety of food vendors on selected week days. Learn more.

Outreach

WIU-QC Initiatives
WIU-Quad Cities Initiatives

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities offers a variety of programs for the Quad Cities Community and beyond. Our programs are housed on the WIU-QC Campus located along the beautiful Mississippi River on the new Riverfront Campus located at 3300 River Drive in Moline, IL. Participants in our programs enjoy learning in a format designed to further learning for all ages in our area. From summer youth camps to professional development to lifelong learning, the Quad Cities Initiatives Office expands opportunities for continued growth on a personal and professional level.