Scam Alert—There is a scam taking place where prospective international students are contacted by someone pretending to be the president of Western Michigan University.  The perpetrator says that the prospective students have been awarded a paid scholarship or internship but that they need to send money right away to cover visa and other expenses. These messages are not being sent by Western Michigan University!  Please do not send money.  If you have received this type of message and are unsure about its authenticity, you can contact WMU International Admissions and Services at or 269-387-5866 for confirmation.

Picking fresh fruit is a favorite summer activity in Michigan!

hot fun in the summertime

If you'd like to learn more about American culture and participate in recreational activities, follow the International Student Activities Facebook page and the CELCIS Facebook page. All international students are welcome to participate in all activities and events offered--registration often required. See Facebook posts for more information.




Student Spotlights

Meet Cesar Briones, a Fulbright Fellow from Nicaragua.

Meet Ruksit Sunpaasa, an aviation flight science major from Thailand.

Meet Ran Wei, a master’s candidate in sports management from China.

Meet Ahmed Alashi, from Saudi Arabia, who earned a master’s degree in organizational analysis leadership in April 2016.

A unit of the Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education.