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

You're In!

Next Steps for Transfer Students

Log in to STARS

Access your STARS student portal to:

  • Check your Financial Aid
  • Register for orientation 
  • Contact your Academic Advisor for registration

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

Activate 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



Register for Orientation & Schedule Advising Appointment 


Register for Leatherneck Launch (Orientation) on STARS!

Schedule an appointment to register for classes with your advisor

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 for Quad Cities students to opt into if you have 9 credit hours or more with 5 of those hours being on campus 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

Send final transcripts
  • Submit an updated official transcript at the end of each semester
  • Final transcripts are required.  If earning an associate degree, please ask the institution to include degree conferral/confirmation on the transcript