Experience Life at Western!
Each May, high school juniors and their families are invited to experience life at Western during Spring into Western, our spring event tailored for students considering applying to Western. At Spring into Western, visitors get to:
- Connect with current students
- Tour campus
- Attend an academic interest session
- Explore residence halls
- Get a discounted brunch ticket for the dining hall
- Get your admissions questions answered
- Learn about options for financing your education
Get Notified When Registration Opens
Subject to change
9 - 9:30 a.m.
Check-in at the Communications Facility lobby
9 - 9:30 a.m.
Campus Tours - The last tour will depart at 9:30 a.m.
10:15 - 10:45 a.m.
Welcome Session in the Performing Arts Center
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Admissions and Financial Aid Presentation and break for lunch
(Admission to the dining hall is $5 per person with a discounted meal ticket)
1 - 4 p.m.
Academic Interest Sessions, Residence Hall Showcase, Honors Program, Beyond the Classroom - Student Panel
Spring into Western takes place during WWU Alumni Weekend, which offers exciting activities throughout the weekend for alumni and guests to Western.
Alumni Weekend activities include:
College Open Houses: each of the seven colleges is hosting an open house from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. Refreshments will be provided and all of the colleges are highlighting the work of current students.
College of Business and Economics - Parks Hall Lobby
College of Fine and Performing Arts – Fine Arts - Western Gallery
College of Humanities and Social Sciences - Academic Instructional West - Skybridge
College of Science and Engineering - Chemistry Building Foyer
Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies - Fairhaven Auditorium room 300
Huxley College of the Environment - Environmental Studies Lobby
Woodring College of Education - Miller Hall Lobby
Planetarium Shows ($10/ticket)
Farm to Table lunch on Old Main Lawn ($10.47/person)
Movie Night on Old Main Lawn
Kayaking on Bellingham Bay ($35/person)
Ethnic Student Center Night Market
A whole lot more!
If you are interested in registering for the event or learning more about WWU Alumni Weekend, please click HERE or ask our friendly staff when you check in for Spring Into Western for more information.
Pre-registration for WWU Alumni Weekend is $15, day of event registration is $20, and children under 8 are free.