Transfer to WMU from Jackson College


Transfer resources for Jackson College

Jackson College and Western Michigan University have a long history of transfer partnership. Our goal is to help you maximize your time at JC so that your transition to WMU is as smooth as possible. This page directs you to online resources and real people in admissions and advising that care about your questions and want to help you succeed.

Transfer Credits

Course equivalencies General education guide  Major guides 

Online Tools

Admissions checklist 
Admitted student checklist
When to apply
Academic advising
Michigan Transfer Agreement 
Transfer Student Services
Career outcomes 
Transfer Publications

Visits at Jackson College

Admissions representatives and academic advisors visit JC regularly to meet with students. Take advantage of these opportunities to connect with us while we are conveniently on your campus.

Honors Fair
Visit Feb. 9 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Potter Center Dining


Transfer Decision Day at WMU - March 1

Your Admissions contact

Carolyn Smith 
Assistant Director of Admissions
(269) 387-2019

Connect with Carolyn

Campus visits at WMU

Campus Tours
Fall Open Houses
Advising Appointments


Complete the application and submit all transcripts by March 1, 2016 to be considered for these competitive scholarships:
$6,500 Distinguished Community College Honors Award
$5,000 Community College Scholars Award
$4,500 Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Scholarship


Review the following websites for deadlines and details:
Alumni Legacy Scholarships
Departmental Scholarships
Financial Aid Endowed Scholarships 

American Honors

WMU is a member of American Honors, one of the most prestigious community college honors programs in the country. American Honors students from JC receive automatic transfer acceptance upon program completion, when they maintain a 3.0 GPA and complete an associate degree by the time they enroll at WMU. American Honors students must apply by February 1 of their final year of the American Honors program. Visit the WMU American Honors site for more information.

Major guides

Our transfer guides prepare JC students for a number of specific majors at WMU. If your intended major is not listed, please connect with your WMU representative for further assistance.