New! Summer II Admission

New students applying to CELCIS now have the option to begin in the Summer II session.  The 2018 Summer II session begins July 2.  Apply now!

Income Tax Assistance for International Students and Scholars

Income Tax Assistance for International Students and Scholars

To assist international students, scholars, researchers, trainees, and their dependents in filing United States income tax returns, the WMU Haenicke Institute for Global Education purchases a limited number of licenses for a tax preparation software program called Sprintax. The deadline to file 2017 federal tax returns is April 17, 2018. 

Outside view of Student Recreation Center and flagpoles

CELCIS students create videos highlighting campus locations

CELCIS students filmed videos using their smartphones for an assignment in their Advanced Speaking & Listening class. The students chose their subjects from a list of venues around the university. The teams were made up of students from Papua-Indonesia, China, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea.

Four students getting food at a barbecue

Wanted: Area Families to Host Visiting International Students

Western Michigan University is seeking homestay opportunities for visiting international students. If your family enjoys meeting new people, exploring new cultures and introducing American culture to international visitors, consider becoming a host family.