About

The Western Michigan University College Assistance Migrant Program is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Migrant Education. The program’s goal is to provide supportive services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers or their dependents by assisting them in the successful completion of their first year of college and persistence toward degree attainment. The program provides the following services:

  • Academic guidance
  • Bilingual and bicultural counseling
  • Biweekly informational and educational meetings
  • Career and academic counseling
  • Cultural and educational events and field trips
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid and scholarship application assistance
  • First-Year Experience seminar course
  • Individualized Educational Planning with the coordinator of services
  • Integration into campus life
  • Leadership development
  • Referrals to University resources
  • Room and board assistance for program participants
  • Tutoring and mentoring activities