New & Returning Student Check List

ACTIVATE YOUR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION STUDENT ACCOUNT (ECom). Your ECom account grants access to Google Apps (WIU email), 1GB of storage space, and access to services requiring ECom (computer labs, online courses, etc). DISCOVER OPPORTUNITIES TO FINANCE YOUR STUDIES. Financing your studies can be done through Assistantships, Scholarships, Student Employment, and Financial Aid BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE STUDENT/ALUMNI RECORDS SYSTEM (STARS). The STARS system allows you to … Continue reading New & Returning Student Check List

Parking Permits

Student 2020-21 hangtags go on sale today, August 10, 2020. To purchase a permit please call 309.762.9080 to schedule an appointment. Permits will be available for purchase at the QC Complex West Entrance Desk (1416A). Payment Options: Cash, Checks payable to WIU, or Charge your Student Account. To charge to your student account, please fill out form, Current fees:   Students $60.00 Motorcycle/Moped* $30 Weekly … Continue reading Parking Permits


Western Illinois University has made it possible for incoming freshmen and transfer students who have registered for fall classes as wells as faculty and staff, to submit the photo for your ID online. Once your photo has been submitted and approved by Western, you will be notified when you can pick up your ID in Riverfront Hall Front Desk. Photo ID Submission Form Continue reading SMILE! AND SEND US YOUR BEST SHOT for your PHOTO ID

Financial Aid Awards

Billing and Receivables has started to post tuition and fees to your account. Please do not worry if you do not see all your financial aid posted. We are continuing to add grants, scholarships, and loans you student’s account. Please make sure you are checking your WIU email for financial aid updates, award letters, and Satisfactory Progress updates. If you do not see your funds … Continue reading Financial Aid Awards