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At Western Michigan University, we believe parents and families are valued partners in each student’s educational progress. Our services and programs are designed to help you support your student’s growth, personal development and overall success, beginning as a prospective student and continuing throughout the college years to graduation. Whether you live across town or halfway around the globe, we will engage you in the University experience while fostering your student’s independence.

We encourage you to sign up to receive the WMU Family Connection newsletter. Sign up by registering your email address so that we can stay connected to you. You will receive electronic newsletters that include important date reminders, transition tips, information about upcoming events and campus news.

If you need any assistance, please contact me at or (269) 387-4820. Feel free to stop by my office, located in Faunce Student Services Building, whenever you visit campus.

I look forward to meeting you!

Shari Glaser, Director
Family Engagement

 previous Question of the Month

November/December 2017 Question of the Month

 Do you feel that you are well-informed about safety on WMU's campus and the steps we take to keep students informed about their personal safety?

Answer Number of Responses Response Ratio
Yes, my student and I have all the information we need 110 28.1%
I know about some resources but could use more information. 150 38.3%
I'm not sure what procedures you use or how to find information 88 21.9%
I don't have a clue about what is available. 41 10.4%
No Response 3 <1%
Total 391 100%

Are you following the Twitter advisory messages offered by WMU Public Safety for emergency and non-emergency advisories? (You can get these messages via texts if you don't have a Twitter account).

Answer Number of Responses Response Ratio
Yes 61 15.6%
No 133 34.0%
I don't know about this. Tell me more. 176 45.0%
I'm not interested. 16 4.0%
No Responses 5 1.2%
Total 391 100%

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