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Freshman Application to WMU

Step 3: Start your online application

Creation and use of your application account

After you click the link below, you must create your application account next. Then select the "Undergraduate Freshman" application type and begin the online form. Be sure to save your personal account login information so you can return to complete your application in more than one session, or to check your application status.

Create account

The University performs system maintenance and upgrades on Sundays between 4 a.m. and noon. To ensure that you will be able to complete the application and payment process, you should not start or access an existing application during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

At any time, if you have questions about the online application process, email or call our office (269-387-2000) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires availability of the annual security and fire safety compliance document to prospective students, faculty, and staff. It is on Western Michigan University Department of Public Safety's website at You may request a hard copy version by calling
(269) 387-5555.

The report includes campus security and personal safety information as well as crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters related to security and safety of campus. It also includes crime reporting statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Western Michigan University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.