Transfer to WMU from Kalamazoo Valley Community College


Transfer resources for Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Western Michigan University have a long history of transfer partnership. Our goal is to help you maximize your time at KVCC 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 criteria
Admitted student checklist
Academic advising
Michigan Transfer Agreement 
Transfer Student Services
Career outcomes
Lee Honors College 

Visits at Kalamazoo Valley Community College

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

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Admissions questions?

If you have questions, please call the Office of Admissions at (269) 387-2000.

Campus visits at WMU

Campus Tours
Fall Open Houses
Advising Appointments


Students are encouraged to apply for admission by January (for fall entry) and by September (for spring entry). This timeline allows students to meet the various scholarship deadlines that fall between January and March.

Complete the admissions application, your online scholarship application, and request official transcripts to be sent to the Office of Admissions by the priority deadline of January 15, 2018 to be considered for these competitive scholarships:
Distinguished Community College Honors Award
Community College Scholars Award
Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Scholarship

WMU's Phi Theta Kappa Alumni chapter, Alpha of Michigan, invites you to join us for fun activities and volunteer opportunities that will positively shape your experience at WMU! The chapter strives to follow the four hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, fellowship and service. You can connect with us on Facebook or via email.

Review the following websites for additional scholarship opportunities. The deadlines vary between January and March. 

Alumni Legacy Scholarships
Departmental Scholarships
Financial Aid Endowed Scholarships 

Major guides

Our transfer guides prepare KVCC 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.