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International Student Orientation

Congratulations on your admission to Western Michigan University, we look forward to meeting you at International Student Orientation!

The International Student Orientation team is here to help you make a smooth academic, social, geographic, and professional transition to WMU. You will meet new friends, faculty, staff and current international students who will help you throughout your time here at WMU.

 REGISTER For orientation 

International Orientation Dates

Entry Semester Orientation Dates         Location
Fall 2018 Aug. 22 to Aug. 28 WMU Bernhard Center
Spring 2019 Jan. 3 to Jan. 4 WMU Bernhard Center
Summer 2019 May 2 to May 3 WMU Bernhard Center