Hello to all new freshmen and welcome to Western!

We are glad that you have chosen to join the WWU community and are especially glad that you are checking out this website right now. Early and regular advising can be a great way to ease your transition to college, maximize your time and experience while at Western, and make plans to graduate on time!!

Take time to browse through this website. The links below are particular areas of interest for new freshmen. If at any time you have questions or want to meet with an academic advisor, give us all call to schedule an appointment or come in to talk with one of our peer advisors!


Academic Advising Center
OM 380
Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm

What the Academic Advising Center can help you with:

  • Choosing a major and pre-major preparation
  • Registration assistance and academic planning
  • Evaluations for GUR and graduation requirements
  • Achieving academic success
  • Understanding Western's policies and procedures

Learn About Academic Planning  Learn About Choosing a Major
Information for Running Start Students  Freshman Advising Connection and Regstration
Campus Resources Link
Learn about Maximizing your Western Experience

Academic Tools & Resources

Registrar's Important Dates

Math Placement Assessment (MPA)

2018-19 Core Math Flowchart

Math as Prerequisite to Science

Western's Majors and Minors (Programs of Study)

Pre-Professional Pathways

GPA Calculator

Online Advising Videos

General Univ. Req. (GUR)

GUR Checklist

Viking Advisor:
Registration & Planning Guide

Transfer Course Equivalency Guide

University Catalog

Upper Division Courses with Easier Access

Update your Academic Interest

Page Updated 09.04.2018