Launch your Western experience early!

Learn moreViking Launch offers incoming freshmen a strong, focused start up to college life at Western. Students will arrive on campus seven days early for an intensive week of study and preparation for a successful Western Experience.

This year’s Viking Launch will be held September 14-20, 2014.

  • Move-in to Fairhaven Residence Hall or Kappa Residence Hall and spend the whole year with other Viking Launch students
  • Receive an extended and supervised orientation to campus life
  • Complete a 1- or 2-credit thematic seminar or high interest preparation course
  • Explore service oportunities and spend a day in the community
  • Explore academic support services and other campus resources
  • Experience recreation sites and team-building activities in and around campus
  • Gain skills and knowledge in effective study skills, note taking, academic reading, personal finances, career planning and healthy living
  • Learn to navigate your way around campus
  • Meet peers, make social connections and form study groups before fall classes begin

 

Page Updated 11.18.2014