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Take the Western Challenge!

The Western Challenge is your chance to show your Leatherneck Pride! From 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on Purple and Gold Day, Tuesday, April 24, we are counting on 1,500 Leathernecks to make history by uniting in giving to support Western students in ANY area you choose.

Take the Next Steps to Becoming a Member of our #WIU Family!

Have you been accepted? Congratulations! We encourage you to commit to WIU as soon as you receive your acceptance packet in the mail! Visit wiu.edu/admissions/next for details!

It's time to SOAR!

Sign up for Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR) today! During SOAR, you will meet with an academic advisor from your intended major, register for classes, meet with faculty members, and more!

Your Home Away from Home Awaits!

Living on campus at Western Illinois University is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, designed to help you make friends, achieve academic success, and prepare for life after graduation. Sign up for housing today!

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Summer/Fall Registration Now Open 

All new and re-entry students, open registration for Summer & Fall 2018 is now underway! Register for classes on STARS today!

Beta Alpha Psi Golf Outing - May 4

Join Beta Alpha Psi (the national honors fraternity for Financial Information Professionals) for their tenth annual golf outing to be held on May 4 at WIU's Harry Mussatto Golf Course. Prizes will be awarded for the top three team finishes. In addition, there will be contests for the longest drive, closest to the pin, and longest putt.

Commencement Weekend - May 11-13

Congratulations to the Western Illinois University Class of 2018! Honors and commencement ceremonies will be held May 11-12 in Macomb and May 13 in the Quad Cities. Celebrate success!

Macomb Summer Camps

From fishing in the Mississippi River to "flying" on broomsticks, Western Illinois University's summer camps are a wonderful experience for youth of all ages. Programs span the entire months of June and July, for youth in grades 4-12, and are either commuter or residential programs.

Quad Cities Summer Camps

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities offers a variety of programs for the Quad Cities Community and beyond. Summer Youth Camps are scheduled during the months of June and July on topics of songwriting, math, STEAM, and Harry Potter!

Donate to the Alumni Plaza Project

The WIU Alumni Plaza Project is a unique opportunity for you to become a permanent fixture of campus and preserve your legacy as a part of our great University. You, your family, business or student organization can purchase a personalized brick which will be installed in the new Alumni Plaza, just a few steps away from the University Union & Hanson Field.

Regional Road Closure Scheduled

The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that U.S. 34 will be closed for construction from Illinois 164 (east of Monmouth) to Main Street in Galesburg through October. All traffic from Monmouth to Galesburg will be detoured to Illinois 164. Please take notice if traveling to/from campus over the next few months.

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