Events

Fall events

Fall 2016 social event 

This semester’s social event will be a WMU night at the Kalamazoo VFW. Proposed schedule will be after mid-terms in late October. Come out to see the new sports bar themed VFW, grab some chow, play some pool, and come talk to some like-minded individuals.

Military Appreciation Night at K-Wings 

Saturday, Nov. 12
Puck drops at 7 pm. 

WMU Salute Our Heroes football game 

Saturday, Nov. 19
More information to follow.

Class on how to apply for military scholarships 

Friday, Dec. 2
This class is open for any military student to receive help on how to apply for scholarships for the 2017 school year. Times and locations to follow.    

 Student Veterans of America

The SVA is a way for veterans, currently serving military, ROTC cadets, and  their friends and families to find support, resources and the advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and employment.  Visit WMU's SVA chapter for more information.

Care packages for deployed military members

The Western Michigan University Student Veterans of America is collecting items for Care Packages for our deployed military members. Please bring small individually packaged items to the Student Veteran Lounge, Ellsworth Hall, room 1304.

Graduation regalia

Red, white and blue cords are available for pickup during normal business hours at our office in 1261 Ellsworth Hall free of charge. Be sure to get yours to wear during commencement.

A photo of red, white and blue honor cords

Military Outreach and Recruitment

Check to see if WMU is coming to your area:

  • Oct. 16-17 Anchorage, Alaska                                                              
  • Oct. 19 Camp Lejeune
  • Oct. 20-21 Quantico                                                                                  
  • Nov. 4USAG Miami
  • Nov. 15 Ft Bragg