Admitted Location Program Student Guide

Winter Due Dates

Confirm Your Enrollment

October 15
Required
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To accept your offer of admission, please confirm with your Location Program Contact. Your program advisor will contact you directly concerning any specific conditions of your admission to the program and provide you with program specific advising and orientation information.

Claim Your Universal Account

Before course registration
Required
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Please claim your WWU Universal Computer Account as soon as possible. All you need to do is set a password.

If you have any questions about your account please visit the ATUS Help Desk website. For assistance, contact the ATUS Help Desk at (360) 650-3333 or helpdesk@wwu.edu.

Note: Official University correspondence will be sent to your WWU email address which is activated after you confirm your intent to enroll at Western. University assigned student email accounts are one of the official means of communication the university uses with all students. Students are responsible for all information sent to their university-assigned email account.

Prepare for Advising, Orientation, and Course Registration

Before course registration
Required
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Your program staff will contact you directly regarding program specific advising, orientation and registration information.

Submit Measles Documents

Before course registration
Required
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To ensure the health and safety of all students at Western, proof of measles (rubeola) immunity is required.

Please note that two doses of the MMR (measles-rubeola) vaccine are required and you must submit proof before you will be allowed to register for classes or live in Western's residence halls. Options for providing proof and additional information are available from the Student Health Center.

For questions, email student.health@wwu.edu or call (360) 650-4839 and leave a message (calls are returned daily on weekdays).

Course Registration Begins

See registration schedule
Required
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Transfer and post-baccalaureate students register at the same time as continuing students, according to registration schedule provided by the Registrar’s Office

First-year students who begin winter or spring quarter register during Advising & Orientation, which occurs the day before classes begin.

Submit Updated College Transcripts, and/or AP, IB or Cambridge International Test Scores

January 31
Required
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All college transcripts and test scores included with your application for admission will be processed in time for initial course registration.

If you earned any college credit after submitting your application for admission, you must make arrangements to send all official college transcripts, AP, IB and Cambridge exam results to the Office of Admissions as soon as they available. Official final transcripts (with degree posted, if applicable) must be received by the deadline to avoid having a future course registration hold placed on your account. Official documents should be sent to admissions.documents@wwu.edu.   

Submit Your Financial Aid Application

January 31
Strongly encouraged
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Financial aid is available to help meet the costs of tuition, books, educational supplies, housing and meals, transportation, and personal expenses. 

To be considered for financial aid, you must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) which become available each year on October 1. Your FAFSA or WASFA must be submitted by January 31 (Western’s priority filing date) to be considered for the most favorable financial aid. Washington state residents ineligible to complete the FAFSA due to immigration status may apply for state financial aid by completing the WASFA.

Fall Due Dates

Submit Your Financial Aid Application

January 31
Strongly encouraged
More Info

Financial aid is available to help meet the costs of tuition, books, educational supplies, housing and meals, transportation, and personal expenses. 

To be considered for financial aid, you must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) which become available each year on October 1. Your FAFSA or WASFA must be submitted by January 31 (Western’s priority filing date) to be considered for the most favorable financial aid. Washington state residents ineligible to complete the FAFSA due to immigration status may apply for state financial aid by completing the WASFA.

Claim Your Universal Account

Before course registration
Required
More Info

Please claim your WWU Universal Computer Account as soon as possible. All you need to do is set a password.

If you have any questions about your account please visit the ATUS Help Desk website. For assistance, contact the ATUS Help Desk at (360) 650-3333 or helpdesk@wwu.edu.

Note: Official University correspondence will be sent to your WWU email address which is activated after you confirm your intent to enroll at Western. University assigned student email accounts are one of the official means of communication the university uses with all students. Students are responsible for all information sent to their university-assigned email account.

Confirm Your Enrollment

May 1
Required
More Info

To accept your offer of admission, please confirm with your Location Program Contact. Your program advisor will contact you directly concerning any specific conditions of your admission to the program and provide you with program specific advising and orientation information.

Prepare for Advising, Orientation, and Course Registration

Before course registration
Required
More Info

Your program staff will contact you directly regarding program specific advising, orientation and registration information.

Course Registration Begins

TBD
Required
More Info

Incoming students register during an orientation session.

  • First-year students register and receive advising during Fall Advising & Orientation.
  • Transfer and post-baccalaureate students register and receive advising during the Transitions orientation and advising program.

Submit Updated College Transcripts, and/or AP, IB or Cambridge International Test Scores

July 15
Required
More Info

All college transcripts and test scores included with your application for admission will be processed in time for initial course registration.

If you earned any college credit after submitting your application for admission, you must make arrangements to send all official college transcripts, AP, IB and Cambridge exam results to the Office of Admissions as soon as they available. Official final transcripts (with degree posted, if applicable) must be received by the deadline to avoid having a future course registration hold placed on your account. Official documents should be sent to admissions.documents@wwu.edu.   

Submit Measles Documents

Before course registration
Required
More Info

To ensure the health and safety of all students at Western, proof of measles (rubeola) immunity is required.

Please note that two doses of the MMR (measles-rubeola) vaccine are required and you must submit proof before you will be allowed to register for classes or live in Western's residence halls. Options for providing proof and additional information are available from the Student Health Center.

For questions, email student.health@wwu.edu or call (360) 650-4839 and leave a message (calls are returned daily on weekdays).

Prepare for Academic Success

Keep Up the Good Work

Your offer of admission is based on the information in your application for admission and is valid exclusively for the program, site and term for which you applied.

Enrollment is contingent upon your continued academic success, including completion of any conditions communicated to you by the Office of Admissions or your program staff, satisfactory completion of all attempted coursework not currently on file, and receipt of official final transcripts by established deadlines.

Admission to Western requires a minimum GPA of 2.00 during your final quarter prior to transferring. Some programs have additional requirements students must meet as a condition of their enrollment. Failure to meet any of these requirements may result in withdrawal of your offer of admission.
 

RN-to-BSN

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
  • Provide all materials as requested by the RN-to-BSN program including background check, drug testing, and immunization documentation. You will receive instructions separately from the program on how to complete these requirements.

Business Administration

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 or a minimum GPA of the eight Foundation Courses: (ACCT 240, ACCT 245, DSCI 205, ECON 206, ECON 207, MATH 157, MGM T271, MIS 220).
  • Successful completion of one of the following:
    • A direct transfer associates (DTA-AA) degree from a Washington state community college
    • Western’s General University Requirements (GURs).
    • An appropriate bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • A direct transfer degree (DTA-AA) from a Washington state community college, completion of Western’s General University Requirements (GUR) or an appropriate bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Provide all materials as requested by the Business Administration program, including immunization documentation. You will receive instructions separately from the program on how to complete these requirements.

Cybersecurity

  • Earn an approved degree from a Washington state community college Please note that you must apply to graduate from your community college in order to have your degree posted.
  • Provide all materials as requested by the Cybersecurity program, including immunization documentation. You will receive instructions separately from the program on how to complete these requirements.

Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • Earn an appropriate bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Provide all materials as requested by the program, including immunization documentation. You will receive instructions separately from the program on how to complete these requirements.

Environmental Policy and Environmental Science

  • Successful completion of one of the following:
    • A direct transfer associates (DTA-AA) degree from a Washington state community college.
    • Western’s General University Requirements (GURs).
    • An appropriate bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Provide all materials as requested by the program, including immunization documentation. You will receive instructions separately from the program on how to complete these requirements.

Human Services

  • Successful completion of one of the following:
    • Completion of, or within 5 credits of, completing a direct transfer associates (DTA-AA) degree from a Washington state community college. Please note that you must apply to graduate from your community college in order to have your DTA-AA degree posted.
    • Completion, or within 5-10 credits of completion, of Western’s General University Requirements (GURs).
  • Final quarter grades must meet both Western’s and the program’s minimum GPA requirements.
  • Provide and satisfactorily complete all additional materials as requested by the Human Services program including criminal background check and immunization documentation.

Multidisciplinary Studies

  • Successful completion of one of the following:
    • A direct transfer associates (DTA-AA) degree from a Washington state community college.
    • Western’s General University Requirements (GURs).
    • An appropriate bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Provide all materials as requested by the program, including immunization documentation. You will receive instructions separately from the program on how to complete these requirements.

Planning Your Finances

Residency Info

Check your residency status. Your residency status is noted in your acceptance letter. Becoming a Washington resident after enrollment is extremely difficult, so be sure this classification is correct. If you have questions, contact the Office of Admissions to request a reclassification questionnaire. Residency information is available at admissions.wwu.edu/residency.

Tuition and Fees

As you review estimated annual expenses, it may be helpful to know that payment for tuition, fees, housing, and meals is charged quarterly and due at the beginning of each quarter. Monthly payment plans are available as well. Also, remember that costs for transportation, books, supplies, and personal expenses are flexible and can be reduced depending on your lifestyle choices.

Location Program Contacts

Bellingham

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Jenny Hebert
jenny.hebert@wwu.edu
(360) 650-7780

RN to BSN

Sandy Stratton
sandy.stratton@wwu.edu
(360) 650-6700

 

Bremerton

Teaching Education Outreach Program (TEOP): Education for Inclusive Environments (Special/Elementary Ed)

Michael White
michael.white@wwu.edu
(360) 475-7269

Teaching Education Outreach Program (TEOP): Early Childhood Education

Lilla Bodo
lilla.bodo@wwu.edu
360) 475-7269

Distance Learning

Human Services

Lilla Bodo
lilla.bodo@wwu.edu
(360) 475-7269

Everett

Human Services

Monica Holmer
monica.holmer@wwu.edu
(425) 405-1640

ESOL (Endorsement Only)

Molly Baumann
molly.baumann@wwu.edu
(360) 650-2578

Poulsbo

Business Administration

Lauren Kemper
lauren.kemper@wwu.edu
(360) 650-4390

Business and Sustainability

Crystal Cline
crystal.cline@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3183

Cyber Security

Lauren Kemper
lauren.kemper@wwu.edu
(360) 650-4390

Environmental Policy

Crystal Cline
crystal.cline@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3183

Environmental Science

Crystal Cline
crystal.cline@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3183

Multidisciplinary Studies

Lauren Kemper
lauren.kemper@wwu.edu
(360) 650-4390

Port Angeles

Environmental Policy

Crystal Cline
crystal.cline@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3183

Environmental Science

Crystal Cline
crystal.cline@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3183

Resources

You’ll find academic contacts in the programs of study available at admissions.wwu.edu/catalog. Here are a few other numbers that might come in handy as you’re getting to know Western. It’s okay to call!

Academic Advising Center

advising@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3850 

Campus Operator

(360) 650-3000 

Career Services Center

careers@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3240 

Disability Access Center

disability.wwu.edu
(360) 650-3083 (voice)
(360) 255-7175 (VP)

Financial Aid Office

financialaid@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3470 

New Student Services/Family Outreach

nssfo@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3846 

Registrar's Office

registrar.office@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3430 

Scholarship Center

scholarshipcenter@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3471 

Student Employment

finaid.wwu.edu/studentjobs
(360) 650-3158

Veteran Services

veterans.affairs@wwu.edu
(360) 650-3324
 

Keep Your Contact Information Up to Date

Please let us know about email or mailing address changes as soon as possible by emailing admissions.evaluators@wwu.edu. Be sure to include your full name and Western ID number.  

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