Intramural sports are for all students! Sign ups for all sports - including dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, ultimate frisbee and more - begin on August 25. All activities are social, competitive, and sporting in nature while encouraging and promoting the value of fair play and a healthy lifestyle.
Visit the Intramural Sports website for details.
The 28th Annual Macomb Balloon Rally provides the region with a free, family-friendly event by bringing more than 20 hot air balloons to Macomb. This event features a series of flights, filling the Macomb skies with color. Don't miss the grand finale Balloon Glow on Saturday night. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the magic.
Visit the Macomb Balloon Rally website for details.
With over 60 countries to choose from, various program lengths, the ability to use financial aid, scholarships and the fact that some programs are CHEAPER than studying on campus, what are you waiting for? Stop by the Fair in the Grand Ballroom of the University Union and begin your journey to an international educational experience!
Visit the Office of Study Abroad's website for details.
Come to the "world's funniest improv show" featuring the brilliant comic stylings of Brad Sherwood and Colin Mochrie. Held in Western Hall, this audience driven show is different every time. Audience members yell out suggestions and Colin and Brad do the rest. Free tickets for WIU students!
Visit the BCA website for details and ticket information.
Grammy-winning 80s rocker Rick Springfield will perform a free concert at Western on Saturday, Sept. 13 during the annual Family Day tailgating celebration. Springfield, best known for his number-one hit, "Jessie's Girl," will perform from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Q-lot tailgating area in Macomb. Admission to the concert is free!
Visit the University Union Board website for details.
Discover Western open houses allow you to tour the Macomb campus, meet with academic and student services staff, talk with current WIU students and more – a great way for you to experience campus life and picture yourself at WIU. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
View more details and register online.
Save the Date! Alumni and friends will descend on the Western Illinois University campus, joining current students, October 3-4 to celebrate Homecoming 2014. For those graduating 25, 30, 40 or 50 years ago, weekend festivities are planned to celebrate classes of 1964, 1974, 1984 and 1989.
For more info, visit the Alumni Association website.
The $42 million "Phase II" project allows for further growth of the Quad Cities campus, providing a 94,800 sq. ft. classroom complex that will house academic programs in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Education and Human Services and Fine Arts and Communication.
For more information, visit the WIU-QC Phase II website.