Group of students celebrating with Rocky (costumed mascot) in front of Hanson Field gateway entrance

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Next Steps for Online Students

Log in to STARS

Access your STARS student portal to:

  • Book an appointment with your academic advisor to register for classes
  • Register for orientation 
  • Check your Financial Aid 

Use your WIU ID and your date of birth (mmddyyyy format) to log in to STARS

Activate Email & WesternOnline

Activate your WIU account to access WIU email and WesternOnline

  • WIU email connects you to Financial Aid and WIU student services
  • WesternOnline is your portal to connect to courses, homework and more

Use your WIU ID and your ECOM username to set up your WIU email account

Financial Resources

Scholarship Information

  • WIU Foundation scholarship applications are due:
    • December 1 for the WIU Presidential Scholarship
    • February 15 for incoming freshmen
    • May 1 for incoming transfer students

Housing Options

  • Complete your housing application if you would like to live on the Macomb campus at