Admissions

Western Preview

An Event Designed for Admitted Students and Their Families

Western Preview is our largest event of the year for admitted students and their families. Spend a Saturday with us and sit in on academic information sessions led by department staff and faculty, explore Western's campus and residence halls, meet with current Western students, have lunch on campus, attend a Student Services and Club Fair, and more! Please view the Western Preview agenda below for more detailed information about the program options.

Thank you for your interest in Western Preview! Our program has reached capacity and registration is now closed. Please take advantage of our other campus visit options.

 

When

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Cost

The cost to attend Western Preview is $15 per person. Please note that the fee for Western Preview is non refundable should your plans change.

For students who were eligible for an application fee waiver—or whose FAFSA indicates an EFC (Expected Family Contribution) of $6,000 or less—may be eligible for a fee waiver to attend the program. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions.office@wwu.edu.

 

Agenda

Subject to change

 
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. 

Check in with campus tour

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

Check in without campus tour

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Welcome Session

11:00 - 1:45 p.m.

Academic sessions & lunch*

11:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Select residence halls across campus are open

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Explore Campus on your own: Campus Club & Services Fair, Wade King Recreation Center Tours, Engineering & Design Lab Tours, Interest Sessions, and more!

 

*Based on academic sessions selected during registration, students will receive a personal agenda via email and at check-in. Please note that once you have registered for your Western Preview sessions, they cannot be changed. You will receive a list of available sessions you are able to attend the day of the program should you wish to attend a different academic session.

Academic Sessions & Lunch

Between 11:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. you will have the chance to attend two academic sessions, take a break for lunch in one of our Residential Dining Halls and tour the Residence Halls. When you register you will choose two academic session options, one option for lunch and one option for Residence Hall tours.

Please note that once you have registered for your Western Preview sessions, they cannot be changed. You will receive a list of available sessions you are able to attend the day of the program should you wish to attend a different academic session.

Art & Art History
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biology
Business and Economics
Chemistry/Biochemistry
Communication Science Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Sciences
Dance
Design
Education
Engineering
English
Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Geology
History
Human Services
Huxley College of the Environment
Industrial Design
Journalism
Kinesiology, Physical Education, Community Health, & Recreation
​Linguistics
Math
Modern and Classical Languages
Music
Philosophy
Physics & Astronomy
Political Science
Pre-Health Care
Psychology
Sociology
Theatre
Undecided
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Interest Sessions

Sample only

At 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. you will have the opportunity to attend the following interest sessions. All sessions are available at both times.

  • Financial Aid: Paying for College
  • Making Western Your Home: Come Live With Us
  • Honors Program
  • College 101 Student Panel
  • Study Abroad: Come to Western and See the World!
Other Afternoon Campus Options

From 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. you are invited to explore campus on your own by attending any of our afternoon options!

Attend the Campus Clubs & Student Services Fair, which will include representatives from many student clubs and organizations and student services, join the students and faculty of the Engineering & Design Department for tours of lab spaces, connect with several Student Support Resource offices, the Ethnic Student Center, and University Residences in our Library to get your questions answered,take a tour of our Wade King Recreational Center, visit our residence halls, and more!

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