Can freshmen have cars at Western Michigan University?

Students are permitted to bring a car, although it is not necessary. There are free shuttle buses on campus through Western Michigan University Bronco Transit, and the Kalamazoo Metro public transportation is also free for students.

Can freshman live off campus at Western Michigan University?

Offcampus living options are available for students within the Kalamazoo area, from rental apartments and houses to long-term living options.

Where do Freshman live at Western Michigan University?

Most new students live in the Valley, followed by the Western Heights complex.

How much is a parking permit at WMU?

Permit Pricing

VIRTUAL PERMIT TYPE DATES VALID* COST
Academic Year 9/1/2020 – 8/31/2021 $300
Fall Semester 9/1/2020 – 12/31/2020 $150
Spring Semester 1/1/2021 – 4/30/2021 $150
Summer I 5/10/2021 – 6/30/2021 $65

Are Western dorms coed?

As part of our Commitment to Diversity, we are pleased to offer both single-gender and mixed-gender housing options, enhancing flexibility so all students feel comfortable in the place they call home.

Do you have to live on campus at Western?

We also guarantee housing for transfer students who have been out of high school for less than one year at the time of their initial term of enrollment at Western. Am I required to live on campus? Freshmen are required to live on campus for two academic years and new transfer students for one academic year.

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What is the number one party school in Michigan?

After all, Niche has its own roundup of top party schools in Michigan based on their own merits – and here, the top five for 2019 include Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, Western Michigan University, Central Michigan University and Ferris State University.

What GPA do you need to get into WMU?

The average WMU freshman has a 3.4 high school GPA and a 23 ACT or 1090 SAT. WMU does not require letters of recommendation, resumes, or personal statements. Transcripts and test scores can also be hand delivered to the Admissions Office in Seibert Administration Building, but transcripts must be in a sealed envelope.

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