As your student is still deciding what to pack -- and what to leave at home, here's some advice to make sure your family has everything ready for the big day.
Back to Western 2016
The city's Rental Registration and Safety Inspection Program, launched in 2015, applies to houses, apartments, duplexes and other residential rental properties in Bellingham.
The first rental units scheduled for inspection are in the neighborhoods surrounding Western.
Students received about $141 million in financial aid in 2014-15.
You can file the 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid as early as Oct. 1.
File by Jan. 31, 2017, to meet Western’s priority deadline for federal, state and institutional financial aid for the 2017-18 academic year.
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ compelling, expansive and personal exploration of racism in the U.S., will be a springboard for events and class discussion throughout the year
Wondering what to do with your student in Bellingham? Check out a few favorite family activities, from Boulevard Park to the Farmers Market.
Tips on due dates, avoiding late fees, finding the right forms and asking your student the right questions.
Some of Western's 2016 Outstanding Graduates in Sociology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Geology and more offer tips on how to succeed at Western.
“Never be afraid to ask questions or go to your professors’ office hours for help. I think a lot of students are shy about this," says Danara King, the Outstanding Graduate in Sociology.
Western Welcome Week and Fall Orientation provide activities and workshops to help new students become more familiar with Western during the first few days of fall quarter.
Your student's in good company. This year's freshmen and transfers are interested in seeing the world and helping out close to home.
Take a look at this year's new students, by the numbers.
Fall Family Open House will include a performance by improv comedy geniuses Whose Live Anyway? and much, much more.
From quarterly newsletters to social media and emergency text messages. Learn how to get all the latest news from Western.
Despite the passage of Initiative 502, which allows people 21 and over to possess small amount of marijuana for personal use, Western’s campus is drug free.
It’s still a violation of university policy to possess, use, manufacture, cultivate, distribute, sell or provide marijuana on WWU property or at any official WWU function at any location.
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.
Viking Dollars, a prepaid debit account loaded onto Western Cards for use at University Dining locations, can be added online.