In preparation for the start of freshman orientation, the General Education Guide has been updated on the Registrar’s Office website for the 2012/2013 academic year. A pdf of the 2012/ 2013 First Year Success Guide will be available later today.
Western Michigan University, in accordance with FERPA, has designated the following categories of information as directory information:
FERPA regulations stipulate that an institution must give students the opportunity to withhold the release of any or all designated items of directory information. If a student wants to invoke this right and withhold the release of information, they must complete a confidentiality form located on the Registrar’s Office website at:
The notice will then remain in effect until it is revoked in writing by the student. Students who have made this request will be marked “confidential” in Banner and a “confidential” notation will appear on the upper right hand corner of all Banner screens. Do not release any directory information for a student who has requested confidentiality.
The instructions on how to copy a class list from GoWMU to a spreadsheet have been updated to better accommodate the addition of student photos. The new instructions are as follows and can be found on the Registrar’s Office website on the faculty tab:
There is a lot more to see! Visit some of our friends at WMU to learn about academics, costs of attendance, and campus life.