COVID-19 Info | Return to Campus Info | Daily Self-Check |
COVID-19 Testing

Chemistry student Chemistry student

A World
of Innovation

Hands-On Experience & State-of-the-art Facilities

Learn More

Academic Program Spotlight

School of Agriculture: 100+ years of learning and feeding the world

  • International reputation for animal and plant research
  • 400+ acres, state-of-the-art laboratories and test stations and greenhouse complex & a 77 acre organic certified farm (Allison Farm) that has been chemical free since 1959
  • The only institution in Illinois to offer courses in Urban Forestry
  • 17 student organizations, including nationally-ranked judging teams for livestock, weeds & commodity trading
  • Three program options, two pre-professional options and 10 minors available, including the new Cannabis Production Minor.
  • Receive a $1,000 Visitor Scholarship by attending the Ag Open House on Friday, Sept. 17.

View more

E-Sports Facility to Open Fall 2021

Having this new Digital Recreation Center on our Macomb campus that gives our students another recreational outlet, as well as competition space they can be proud of, provides yet another opportunity for our current and prospective students.

— Guiyou Huang, WIU President

View more

Conducting Ground Breaking Research in Race and Leisure

Findings from Taylor's research will help rural leisure agencies plan and program activities in ways that will better serve Black residents in their communities.

— Jeremy Robinett, Assistant Professor, Recreation Park and Tourism Administration

Read more

Commodity Trading Team Recognized as a Top Finisher Worldwide

Teams from WIU have placed around the top 10% in the competition for three years straight now, so we're proud of this group carrying on what seems to be becoming a tradition here, and even improving a bit on last year's finish.

— Jason Franken, Assistant Professor, Agriculture

Read more