March 2019 
Buster Buster
Save the Date!
Homecoming and Family Weekend
October 11-13, 2019
Details coming in the summer.
Reserve your accommodations soon!

Quick Links
Important Dates
Ongoing:

- 2019-20 FAFSA filing

- Sign up for New Student

Housing sign up

- Summer I and II
  course registration

March 18: Last day to withdraw from classes
Looking Ahead
April 22-25: Final Exams Week

April 26 : Residence halls close at 7 p.m.

April 27: Commencement

April 29: Summer I tuition and fees due

April 30: Spring semester grades posted late in the day  

May 6: Summer I session begins

May 10: Last day to drop and add courses through GoWMU

May 13: Last day to receive 100% refund for complete withdrawal

May 14: $100 late add fee begins

May 17: Last day to receive 50% refund for complete withdrawal

May 27: Memorial Day - University Closed

May 31: Last day to receive 25% refund for complete withdrawal

June 3: New Student Orientation begins ( 9 - 2 day sessions). Last day to withdraw from Summer I classes

June 20: Summer II tuition and fees due

June 26: Summer I ends

June 27: Summer II session begins

July 2: Summer I grades posted late in the day

August 24-27: Fall Welcome

August 28: Fall semester classes begin

Complete University calendar of events    

The Walters family and friend celebrating 
Family Weekend 2018
Spring Commencement - April 27
Four ceremonies will be held at Miller Auditorium and complete details are on the commencement website. 

9 a.m.  
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
College of Health and Human Services

Noon 
Haworth College of Business
Extended University Programs

3 p.m
College of Education and Human Development
College of Fine Arts

6 p.m. 
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Aviation

Graduating students will be able to reserve up to four guest tickets April 1 through April 22 through their GoWMU account.

Celebrate your new graduate with a commencement program  tribute . Deadline to order is March 28. 

WMU graduation announcements, thank you cards and other items are available from  Balfour.  
Reminders for Current Students and Families
Fall semester registration opened on Monday. C urrent students should meet with an academic advisor to plan their course schedule before registering. Summer I and Summer II registration continues.

Housing: Sign up for new and returning students interested in living on campus continues.  To sign up, students log into the  Housing Portal  or through their GoWMU account with their BroncoNet ID and password. C lick the li nk to open the Housing and Dining Application.
Incoming New Student and Family Reminders:
Suit Up - March 31
Is your student preparing for an internship, interview, or launch into their career after graduation? JCPenney is offering a 40% discount for career apparel during a special sale for WMU students, their families and recent alumni. 
Answer the March Question of the Month 
regarding Safety Information
February 2019 Question of the Month Responses

For what life skill does your student currently need the most guidance?   
Career Guidance
31.9%
Cooking
5.4%
Financial Management
19.1%
Health/Wellness Management
8.2%
Home Maintenance
4.1%
Organizational Skills
5.0%
Relationship/Social Skills
6.3%
Street Smarts
4.5%
Time Management
8.6%
Other
5.9%
WMU Family Engagement
Campus Location: 2415 Faunce Student Services
wmu-parents@wmich.edu
(269) 387-4820