Academics


Never give up: How to recover from 'academic probation'

Students whose grades fall too far risk being dismissed from the university. It sounds serious, and it is. But staff in the Academic Advising Center offer help -- and hope. Winter 2016

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Western's new Research-Writing Studio is a popular place for students

Students looking for academic help now have a new place to turn. Western Libraries’ new Research-Writing Studio is designed to be a collaborative work space that brings the library’s academic support services together in one place.

Winter 2016

Research grants help students' projects in sciences, arts, humanities

Each quarter, undergraduates have the opportunity to apply for Research and Creative Opportunities for Undergraduates, grants of $100 to $500 for individual student projects. Read what these students did with the money. Spring 2015

Advising 101: Prepare early for academic success at Western

Before new students meet their roommates, buy their textbooks and attend their first classes, they’ve already started planning their academic careers.

Also: Academic help is all around. Check out these resources to help students reach their academic potential.

Summer session is a chance to catch up, get ahead

Western’s Summer Session  offers classes in Bellingham and online. Spring 2016

Western Reads
Western students find global learning opportunities

Agrowing number of WWU students are earning credits toward graduation while studying or interning in more than 50 countries around the world. Winter 2016

Viking success stories: Latest achievements from Western students and alumni

Vikings were on top of their game in 2014-15, from winning prestigious scholarships to bringing home grants for sustainability projects.

Learn more about students and alumni who won awards for excellence in journalism, business and environmental science.