Western Fall Welcome

One day is all it takes!

Western Fall Welcome is the perfect way for future Western students to learn all about Viking life. Spend a Saturday with us and explore Western's campus and residence halls, meet with current Western students, professors and our Admissions Team, and gain insight into the admissions process. Western Fall Welcome will take place on October 27, 2018.

You can sign up below to be notified when registration opens, in early September, and view the tentative agenda. In the meantime, please view our other visit options.

Who's Invited?

All students and families interested in Western Washington University.


Free! There is no charge for attending this program. You can choose to eat lunch on your own at one of our on-campus eateries, or receive a discounted lunch coupon for one of our dining halls!

*Please note schedule is subject to change

9 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Check-in and Campus Tours in Academic Instructional Center West (AW) Lobby (last tour leaves at 9:30)

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10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Welcome Sessions

11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Residence Hall Showcase

11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Academic Sessions - select one
Seven distinct colleges house 160+ academic majors across the University. During this session we invite you to learn more about the academic experience here at Western. Hear about each college's program offerings, opportunities in and out of the classroom and what makes their programs stand out. An additional session is available to learn about pre-Health advising and programs.

  • College of Business and Economics
  • College of Fine and Performing Arts
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • College of Science and Engineering
  • Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Huxley College of the Environment
  • Woodring College of Education
  • Pre-Healthcare Professions Advising at Western

12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Lunch on own, discounted brunch tickets available for the Dining Commons as well as time to explore campus

12 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Drop-In Meet and Greet with the Admissions Team, Academic Advising, and disAbility Resources for Students

1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Workshops and Information Sessions, including:

  • Transfer Admissions
  • Honors Program
  • Education Abroad
  • Student Life Panel
  • Freshman & Running Start Admissions
  • Campus Recreation and Athletics

2:15 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Wade King Recreation Center Tours (tours leave every 10-15 minutes beginning at 2:15pm. Last tour leaves at 3:40pm)

2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Tours, Workshops and Information Sessions, including:

  • Honors Program
  • Education Abroad
  • Student Life Panel
  • Freshman & Running Start Admissions
  • Campus Recreation and Athletics

2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Afternoon Campus Tour

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