Can You Be First to Register?

Are You Eligible for Priority Registration? Certain groups of students are eligible for priority registration, including students who are veterans, active duty military, and students with disabilities.  Students with priority registration are released to register on the first day of advance registration. A student who meets the qualifications for priority registration must be on record … More Can You Be First to Register?


The Veterans (and Active Duty) National Honor Society SALUTE is the national academic honor society for student veterans and military personnel. An undergraduate student may be eligible for one of four tiers based on cumulative grade point average:  Delta tier 3.00-3.24; Charlie tier 3.25-3.49; Bravo tier 3.50-3.74; and Alpha tier 3.75-4.0. An eligible BGS applicant … More SALUTE!

Think Spring?

Yes. Think Spring Registration, at least. It seems as though the Fall semester just began, but it’s already time to think about Spring 2014 advance registration, which begins in November.  As always, your advisor strongly encourages you to make sure your bill is paid down to $499 or less so you can take advantage of … More Think Spring?

WIU’s Purple and Gold Popcorn Wins Illinois State Agri-Tourism Award

The Western Illinois University Organic Research Program recently received a 2013 Salute to Illinois Agriculture Agri-Tourism Leaders of the Year Award for its innovative direct marketing of purple and gold popcorn. State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka presented the award at an Aug. 13 ceremony at the Illinois State Fair. The award caps a six-year adventure … More WIU’s Purple and Gold Popcorn Wins Illinois State Agri-Tourism Award