Undergraduate Admissions

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Experience Western

February 9-10, March 1-2, April 19-20, 2020

Experience Western is a unique opportunity for accepted students. Experience college life while spending the night in a residence hall, eating at on-campus dining facilities, and attending classes with a current Western student. Cost is $35.00 which covers 3 meals (Day 1 dinner, Day 2 breakfast & lunch) and overnight accommodations for the student.

Packing List

Although you won't need much for one night, we thought a packing list for your overnight trip would be nice!

Transportation Options


Can't wait to come visit campus? Click on the registration form button below. Admissions staff will be in contact with you prior to the program.


Two waiver forms are required for your participation in Experience Western. If you are over 18, you will not need a parent signature. Please complete these waivers and return them by email (admissions@wiu.edu), fax (309-298-3111), or mail (Undergraduate Admissions, Sherman Hall 115, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455).


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us. You can call or e-mail us and we will be happy to assist you. Phone: 309-298-3157, E-mail: admissions@wiu.edu (Please put "Experience Western" in the subject)