Advising Resources for Faculty & Staff

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Winter 2016 Advising & Orientation

Transfer Advising Presentation

Academic Advising Manual

Welcome to Western’s advising community! As an academic advisor you will make an important contribution to students’ educational experience and professional future. Developing a good working knowledge of Western’s policies and requirements will help you to confidently assume this important role.

If you have advising questions after reviewing the manual, the Academic Advising Center is available to help in Old Main 380, by phone at 360.650.3850 or by email

Academic Advising Manual

Academic Tools & Resources

Math Placement Test

Western's Majors and Minors

Pre-Professional Pathways

GPA Calculator

Online Advising Videos

General Univ. Req. (GUR)

GUR Checklist

Viking Advisor:
Registration & Planning Guide

Our Location:
Old Main 380

Office Hours:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(except for holidays)

360-650-7910 FAX


Page Updated 11.05.2015