Discovery and Transfer Days

Discovery and Transfer Days

We invite you to spend an afternoon exploring campus and learning about the Western experience! Prospective students and families are welcome to join us for Discovery Days to see campus when classes are in session.

Attending this program will give you the opportunity to:

  • Take a campus tour
  • Attend an admissions presentation and student/faculty panel
  • View residence halls
  • Meet with academic department representatives

Discovery Day agenda

10:30am-12:30pm Check-in & Campus Tours

Academic Instructional Center (AIC) West (Map) - Lobby

Campus Tours depart from Check In in Academic West starting at 11:00am. Last tour departs 12:30pm

10:30am-12:00pm Academic Department Open Houses

Check in early and participate in our Academic Department Open House! Many of our departments are open and available for you to visit during this self-led open house and ask questions of staff members. Contacting Departments in advance is encouraged. View the Academic Department Open House Options below for the most updated list of participating Departments.

*Please note that Department availability may change and some options are by appointment only and will need to be coordinated prior to your visit to campus. If you are interested in a specific Department, please email the Office of Admissions at admit@wwu.edu to see if it will be scheduled for your visit day.
12:00pm-1:30pm Grab Lunch on Campus if you like! Have some time before the panel? Feel free to eat lunch in one of our dining halls or at any of our multiple eateries on campus. Ask your tour guide for on-campus food recommendations after your tour and plan for a little extra time as this is when most students are eating on campus. Dining Halls are $9.22 + tax per person for all-you-can-eat!
1:00pm-4:00pm

Ethnic Student Center

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Outdoor Center Open House

Visit the Ethnic Student Center and the Outdoor Center to learn more about communities on campus and outdoor trips and opportunities at Western – including information about our waterfront Lakewood facility!
1:30pm-3:00pm Information Sessions

Freshman Admissions presentation and moderated student and faculty Q&A panel from 1:30 - 2:30pm, followed by an optional Financial Aid Presentation from 2:30 - 3:00pm.

3:00pm-5:00pm Residence Hall Showcase

Talk with current student Housing Ambassadors about what campus life is like in the Residence Halls! We have several residence halls open for you to visit.

4:00pm-4:30pm Wade King Recreation Center Tours

Take a short tour of our Wade King Recreation Center with current students. Tours leave every 10 minutes.

Academic Department Open House Options

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Spend the first part of your day on campus visiting the Departments that interest you most! Our self-led Academic Department Open House for Fall Quarter includes opportunities to visit the following Departments:

College of Business and Economics
Accounting, Business Administration, Business and Sustainability, Economics, Finance and Marketing, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, MBA

College of Fine and Performing Arts
Theatre and Dance, Music, Art

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Communications Science and Disorders (tours of facility available), English (by appointment only, email linda.flanagan@wwu.edu), Psychology (by appointment only, email michael.valente@wwu.edu).
Please note that Communications Studies is unable to participate in Discovery Days for Spring Quarter

Huxley College of the Environment
Environmental Studies, Environmental Science

College of Science and Engineering 
Biology (Information sessions at 10:30am and 11:30am), Chemistry, Engineering and Design (11:15am - 11:45am only; Q&A begins at 11:15am), Computer Science (10:45am - 11:15am only; Q&A begins at 10:45am), Physics and Astronomy

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies *available during afternoon open house 3pm - 5pm instead of morning
All Concentrations

Honors Program

Woodring College of Education
All majors

 

Register!

To register for a Discovery Days visit, select a day on the calendar below or scroll through the months to find a date that works better for you. 

We invite you to spend an afternoon exploring campus and learning about the Western experience! Prospective students and families are welcome to join us for Transfer Days to see campus when classes are in session.

Attending this program will give you the opportunity to:

  • Take a campus tour
  • Attend an admissions presentation and student/faculty panel
  • View residence halls
  • Meet with academic department representatives

Transfer Day agenda

10:30am-12:30pm Check-in & Campus Tours

Academic Instructional Center (AIC) West (Map) - Lobby

Campus Tours depart from Check In in Academic West starting at 11:00am. Last tour departs 12:30pm

10:30am-12:00pm Academic Department Open Houses

Check in early and participate in our Academic Department Open House! Many of our departments are open and available for you to visit during this self-led open house and ask questions of staff members. Contacting Departments in advance is encouraged. View the Academic Department Open House Options below for the most updated list of participating Departments.

*Please note that Department availability may change and some options are by appointment only. If you are interested in a specific Department, please email the Office of Admissions at admit@wwu.edu to see if it will be scheduled for your visit day.
12:00pm-1:30pm Grab Lunch on Campus if you like! Have some time before the panel? Feel free to eat lunch in one of our dining halls or at any of our multiple eateries on campus. Ask your tour guide for on-campus food recommendations after your tour and plan for a little extra time as this is when most students are eating on campus. Dining Halls are $9.22 + tax per person for all-you-can-eat!
1:00pm-4:00pm

Ethnic Student Center

&

Outdoor Center Open House

Visit the Ethnic Student Center and the Outdoor Center to learn more about communities on campus and outdoor trips and opportunities at Western – including information about our waterfront Lakewood facility!
1:30pm-3:00pm Information Sessions

Transfer Admissions presentation or general moderated student and faculty Q&A panel from 1:30 - 2:30pm - your choice! Optional Financial Aid presentation from 2:30 - 3:00pm.

3:00pm-5:00pm Residence Hall Showcase Talk with current student Housing Ambassadors about what campus life is like in the Residence Halls! We have several residence halls open for you to visit.
4:00pm-4:30pm Wade King Recreation Center Tours

Take a short tour of our Wade King Recreation Center with current students. Tours leave every 10 minutes.

Academic Department Open House Options

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Spend the first part of your day on campus visiting the Departments that interest you most! Our self-led Academic Department Open House for Fall Quarter includes opportunities to visit the following Departments:

College of Business and Economics
Accounting, Business Administration, Business and Sustainability, Economics, Finance and Marketing, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, MBA

College of Fine and Performing Arts
Theatre and Dance, Music, Art

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Communications Science and Disorders (tours of facility available), English (by appointment only, email linda.flanagan@wwu.edu), Psychology (by appointment only, email michael.valente@wwu.edu)
Please note that Communications Studies is unable to participate in Transfer Days for Winter Quarter.

Huxley College of the Environment
Environmental Studies, Environmental Science

College of Science and Engineering 
Biology, Chemistry, Engineering and Design (11:15am - 11:45am only; Q&A begins 11:15am), Computer Science (10:45am - 11:15am; Q&A begins 10:45am), Physics and Astronomy
Please note that Computer Science is unable to participate in Discovery Days on Friday, April 7.

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies *available during afternoon open house 3pm - 5pm instead of morning
All Concentrations

Honors Program

Woodring College of Education
All majors

 

Register!

To register for a Transfer Days visit, select a day on the calendar below or scroll through the months to find a date that works better for you. 

Discovery and Transfer Days

Please be advised that residence hall showroom viewings will be unavailable for campus visits June 12 through June 19. We apologize for any inconvenience and invite you to view our residence hall photos and floor plans online.

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