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

You're In!

Next Steps for Reentry Students

Send Transcripts

If you have taken courses at any other institution since leaving WIU, submit an updated official transcript to the Registrar’s Office

Log in to STARS

Access your STARS student portal to:

  • Check your Financial Aid
  • Review any registration holds
  • Review your academic advisor contact information

Use your WIU ID and password to log into STARS. If you've forgotten your password, contact uTech at 309-298-8324 or online to have it reset. You will then use your date of birth (mmddyyyy format) to login and change your password.

Touch Base with Academic Advisor

Reach out to your academic advisor to discuss course options, review academic plans, and begin making your schedule.

Check Email

Activate your WIU email to connect with Financial Aid, campus life and more.

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

Housing Options


Quad Cities

Financial Resources

Scholarship Information

  • WIU Foundation scholarship applications are due May 1

Health Insurance and Immunization Records


  • Health insurance is required and automatically charged to your student account
  • Health insurance waivers are available if you are covered through an existing plan (provide waiver prior to the 10th day of your WIU classes)
  • Immunization form is required and can be submitted to the Beu Health Center

Quad Cities

  • Health insurance is available and must be requested prior to the 10th day of your WIU classes
  • Immunization records are not required except as determined by academic program

Purchase or Rent Textbooks

  • Order online or in-store (located in the University Union on the Macomb campus)
  • New, used and book rentals available
  • Pick up books at the Macomb or Quad Cities campus
  • Ship books to your address