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Application checklist

A complete application includes:

  • Returning Student Application for Admission [pdf]

  • $55 non-refundable application fee. The application fee should be in the form of a check or money order, payable to "Western Washington University". To expedite processing, please include your Western student number on your check.

  • An official transcript from any college or university you attended since leaving Western

How to apply

Mail your application, $55 application fee, and transcripts (if necessary) to:

    Western Washington University
    Office of Admissions
    Old Main 200, MS 9009
    516 High Street
    Bellingham, WA 98225-9009

Do not use this application if:

  • You plan to enroll as a non-matriculated (not formally admitted) student on a space available basis. Contact the Registrar's Office at (360) 650-3432.
  • You only plan to register for Summer Session. Contact the Summer Session Office at (360) 650-3757.
  • You are applying to transfer into one of Western's extension programs. Contact the Extended Education and Summer Programs at (360) 650-3308.
  • You have withdrawn during the first two weeks of the quarter and plan to return the next quarter.
  • You have been academically dismissed. Contact Academic Advising at (360) 650-3850.

What to expect after applying

All applicants will receive an email within two weeks after we receive your application. If you don't receive confirmation, contact the Office of Admissions.

Equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation

Western Washington University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request an accommodation in the application process, contact disAbility Resources for Students, (360) 650-3083 (voice), (360) 650-7175 (VP), drs@wwu.edu. One week advance notice is appreciated. To request application materials in an alternate format, please contact the Associate Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions, (360) 650-3440, admit@wwu.edu.