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8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Program Check-in and Registration

  • Student Recreation Center: Mac Gym
  • Continental Breakfast available

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. University Fair

  • Meet with Representatives from Academic Departments
  • Meet with Student Services Representatives
  • Student Recreation Staff will available to give tours of the facility

9:30 - 10:20 a.m. Discover Western Program

  • Welcome to Western Illinois University
  • What is a Leatherneck?
  • Current Student Panel Q&A

10:20 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Visit the Academic Departments & Campus Tour

Groups leave from the Student Recreation Center with an Admissions Representative:

  • Meet with advisors and/or professors
  • Discuss your academic plans
  • Tour academic facilities
  • If you are undecided about a major, staff from the University Advising Program for undeclared students will discuss how you will work with an advisor to explore all your major options
  • Walking Tour of campus
    **A modified tour is available for persons requesting accommodations. Please speak with staff at registration should you prefer this option.**

11:45 a.m - 2:30 p.m. Lunch in Thompson Hall Dining Center & Residence Hall Tour

  • Have lunch in a Dining Center with Student & Guest Meal tickets provided
  • Tour a residence hall room
  • Complete application, housing contract, or SOAR registration

1:40 & 2:40 p.m. Optional Sessions

  • Hear about Financial Aid & FAFSA process
  • Division I Athletics presentation for interested student-athletes

12:30 - 3:00 p.m. Wrap-up Session in the Student Recreation Center

  • Meet with an Admissions Counselor
  • Ask last minute questions
  • Review materials about Western Illinois University

Discover Western Open Houses

Contact Info

Undergraduate Admissions
Sherman Hall 115
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Email: admissions@wiu.edu
Phone: (309) 298-3157
Toll-Free: 877-PICK-WIU