Welcome to the Academic Advising Center. You have made an important first step in your academic career at Western by visiting us. We encourage students to meet with an academic advisor at least once a year to ensure good progress towards academic goals and to stay current on policies and opportunities. Professional Advisors and Peer Advisors in the Academic Advising Center can help students with a wide range of topics, including: course selection and registration, GUR progress, choosing a major/minor, and understanding Western's academic policies.

Current Events and Announcements

Academic Advising is open during Winter Break!
Call or stop by to schedule an appointment. We offer phone and Skype appointments.

Winter Quarter registration begins November 12th
Phase I November 12-25
Phase II December 1-January 5
Phase III January 6-12

Thinking about going to law school?
The Harold and Lyla Lant Scholarship is available to students who are pursuing careers as a lawyer. Two $1,000 awards are available to current qualified students. For more information and an application, click here.
Application deadline is February 16th.

New Freshmen & Transfer Student Advising and Orientation
Winter Advising & Orientation is designed to help you begin your Western academic career with confidence and success, and support your overall transition to campus.
Monday, January 5th
Freshmen click here to sign up!
Transfer students click here to sign up!

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 12.12.2014