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Spring 2020 WIU Admissions Events

March 4, 2020


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MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – Prospective college students will have plenty of opportunities to check out Western Illinois University this spring as WIU's Undergraduate Admissions gears up for several events.

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Thursday, March 5

Explore WIU Local Visit High School Day is set for Macomb-area high school students learn more about the college opportunities available right in their backyard (or close by). Students from high schools in Adams, Brown, Cass, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Knox, McDonough, Pike, Schuyler and Warren, as well as Rock Island, Henry, and Mercer interested in attending Western are invited to take part in the day-long event. Register at wiu.edu/explorewiu.

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Saturday, April 4

Discover Western open houses give students the opportunity to tour the Macomb or Quad Cities campus, meet with academic and student services staff, talk with current WIU students and more. Register at wiu.edu/DiscoverWestern.

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Monday, March 23

Admitted Students Day gives admitted students the chance to meet with faculty and staff in WIU's academic departments, take part in a class, meet their future classmates, tour campus and more. Register at wiu.edu/admitted.

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Sunday-Monday, March 29-30
Sunday-Monday, April 19-20


Experience Western gives admitted students the opportunity get a taste of life at WIU, including spending the night in a residence hall, eating in on-campus dining facilities, and attending classes with a current Western student. Register at wiu.edu/experienceWestern.

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Campus Visits

If a prospective or admitted student can't make it for a visit event during the Spring 2020 semester, several daily visit options are also available. Campus information sessions are offered most weekdays and several Saturdays throughout the semester at 10 a.m., followed by a campus tour at 11 a.m. The sessions are repeated on weekdays at 1 p.m., with a 2 p.m. tour. Register at wiu.edu/visit.

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Scholarship Opportunities

The new Leatherneck Visitor Scholarship gives incoming (accepted) freshmen and transfers a one-time $1,000 award if they attend an on-campus WIU Undergraduate Admissions event. Prospective freshmen and transfers interested in being considered for the automatic scholarships available at WIU can apply at wiu.edu/apply. More information on WIU scholarships (automatic and donor designated application-based scholarships) can be found at wiu.edu/scholarships.

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For more information about admissions at WIU, contact Undergraduate Admissions at (309) 298-3157 or email admissions@wiu.edu.

Posted By: WIU News (U-Relations@wiu.edu)
Office of University Relations