Academic and Student Resources

Academic and Student Resources

Academic and Student Resources

Academic Skills Center: The Academic Skills Center is part  of the Center For Academic Support Programs which provides for Content Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction Programs, and College Success Seminars.

Course Reserves: Locate materials on reserve for courses by instructor, department, course and section.

Disabled Student Resources and Services Web Page: Click here for information about class scheduling assistance and priority registration, Handi-Van transportation, referral and advocacy activities with university departments, volunteer reader services, campus accessibility information, adaptive computer equipment, and more.

Education Library: Extensive links for the WMU Education Library and related resources.

English as a Second Language (ESL): From the Career English Language Center for International Students (CELCIS) site you can link to many sources of information about specific CELCIS courses, other ESL courses at Western Michigan University, ESL resources on the Web, and general information about CELCIS.

Financial Aid: Click here to learn more about the Financial Aid opportunities offered at Western Michigan University. Financial Aid is any source of funds available to students and their families for paying college education costs. Most Financial Aid is based on a family's financial need; however, some is based on merit.

Intellectual Skills Development: The baccalaureate degree at Western Michigan University includes proficiency in the intellectual skills of reading, writing, and quantification. In order to insure development of students' abilities in these skills, the University maintains an Intellectual Skills Development Program. All students entering WMU will participate in the program.

M.E.T.L Lab: Home page for WMU resources, services, hardware and software support relating to accessibility, "enabling computing technology use and for training persons with disABILITIES."

The Office of Information Technology Computer Help desk: A student-staffed resource providing technical assistance on supported products to students, faculty and staff.

Student World: Click here to be directed to the Student World website. This site offers a wide variety of information ranging from student events and housing, to health and counseling services.

Study Abroad Program: WMU students have studied on almost every continent, in countries like Thailand, Ecuador, India, Spain, England, Australia and Ghana. You have the option of studying abroad on a WMU-sponsored program or attending a program through another US or foreign university. The possibilities are almost endless.

WMU Bookstore: The WMU Bookstore is located on campus in the Bernhard Center.

WMU Student Services: Click here for a variety of links to important student services offered at WMU.

Writing Center: The Writing Center is part of the Center for Academic Support Programs.  It provides writing assistance for students, faculty, staff, and other members of the WMU community.


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