System Releases


To ensure WIC systems are operating proficiently, scheduled releases allow for bug fixes, system changes mandated by USDA and enhancements necessary for improved functionality. Release notes are used to describe the contents of scheduled MI-WIC Releases and the enhancements most pertinent to the local agencies. Here you will find Release Notes, presentations and links to archived release webcasts.


MI-WIC Release 

Webcast Date

Release Date

Release 8.3

January 23rd, 2020

February 8th, 2020

Release 8.4

June 4th, 2020

June13th, 2020

Release 8.5

September 24th, 2020

October 10th, 2020

If you experience any problems regarding the release, please call the Help Line- For System Questions call 1-(800)-942-1636, press 1 and 1. For Policy Related Questions call 1-(800)-942-1636, press 1 and 2. For all other questions, please contact Kristina Ressler, WIC System Requirements Coordinator, at or 517-335-5633.


Release 7.8 (February 14th, 2018)

Release Highlights:

  • Printing growth charts to PDF
  • Income Guideline Changes
  • Local Agency Equipment Inventory
  • Daily Schedule Screen Updates
  • Benefit Screen Changes
  • Risk Revisions
  • Security Enhancements
  • Race/Ethnicity data collection changes
  • Bug Fixes



Release Notes

Release Webcast Slides




Release 5.2 (August 9, 2012)

Release Highlights:

  • Client History: Medical, Nutrition, BF Assessment Screens, Adjunct Eligibility and Benefit History Screen
  • Role Assignment History
  • New WHO Growth Charts for Birth to < 24 Months
  • New and Revised Risk Definitions
  • Text Message Appointment Reminders
  • Lab Screen Changes
  • Change to MCIR Interface
  • MIWIC Compatibility with Internet Explorer version 9
  • Bug fixes

Release Notes    

Release Webcast Slides



Release 5.1 (April 12, 2012)

Release Highlights:

  • System validating signed or scanned Client Agreement
  • Mother's ID field drop down
  • Future appointments button on Household Summary screen
  • Project FRESH Coupon Quantity Change
  • Staff Transferring to a New LA
  • Breastfeeding Changes
  • Bug fixes

Release Notes

Release Webcast Slides