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Step 3: Start your online application

Click the "Start Your Application" button below to create an application account.

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Between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. EST Friday, March 6 the online application payment system will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance. If you begin an application or access a current application during this time, be aware that you will need to return after the maintenance period to enter payment information and complete the application. If you experience difficulties after this scheduled upgrade period, please contact David Longjohn, Admissions Systems Manager, at or call (269-387-2000) after 8 a.m. EST on Friday, March 6.

At any time, if you have questions about the online application process, domestic applicants can email or call (269) 387-2000 and international applicants can email or call (269) 387-5865 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.

Please note that the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires availability of the annual security and fire safety compliance document to prospective students, faculty, and staff. It is on Western Michigan University Department of Public Safety's website at You may request a hard copy version by calling (269) 387-5555.

The report includes campus security and personal safety information as well as crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters related to security and safety of campus. It also includes crime reporting statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Western Michigan University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.