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 Happy Howl-idays from Col. Rock III! Enjoy a year of Col. Rock III with the 2017 Rocky Calendar! Also consider a donation to the Mascot Memorial this holiday season!

 It takes each of us to make a difference for all of us. Make a difference in the lives of WIU students. Phonathon students will be calling soon to ask for your help. Visit wiu.edu/giving for more information.

Supporting Veterans

For the seventh consecutive year, WIU has been named a "Military Friendly School."

Over 75%

Over 75% of Western students receive financial assistance and/or scholarships!

Cost Guarantees

Western Illinois University ensures that your college years will be a good investment.

THE Public Choice!

We are proud to be the public choice for the Quad Cities by emphasizing quality, opportunity and affordability.

Find out what's happening @ WIU-Quad Cities

November 18, 2016

Letter to University Community: Giving Thanks
Letter to University Community: Giving Thanks

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I wish to offer my gratitude for the many opportunities and privileges we enjoy at Western Illinois University. Read more.

November 16, 2016

Rives Inducted Into College of Education Hall of Fame
Rives Inducted Into College of Education Hall of Fame

Western Illinois University Vice President for the Quad Cities and Planning Joe Rives was recently inducted into the Illinois State University's College of Education Hall of Fame. Read more.

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Success Story 1

Maura Warner '15

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Maura Warner graduated in May 2015 and is the Communications Coordinator with The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.

Success Story 2

Todd DeDekker '12

Todd DeDekker is a WIU-QC Alumni who has a heart for history. He began his career teaching social studies at the junior and high school levels. He taught for fifteen years, but decided that it was time for a career change.


Success Story 3

Kasi DeFrieze '15

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Kasi DeFrieze graduated in May 2015 and is a grant writer for the development team of The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.

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In the Spotlight!

Veterans Services at Western Illinois University

We have a long and rich tradition of serving veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, and members of the National Guard. WIU provides numerous on-campus resources for veterans and military personnel, as well as the flexibility of academic program offerings, including online courses and the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree program.

FAFSA 2017 - 2018 Opens Oct. 1

Please welcome our new WIU-QC AmeriCorps VISTA, Dan Dankert, to campus!

Spirit Wear Available!

Purchase case is located in Quad Cities Complex, Building C

Master of Community and Economic Development

The Master of Community and Economic Development degree (CED) provides current and aspiring professionals with the latest tools and skills in these areas.