First-Year Interest Groups

Welcome, Western first-year students!

Get your college experience off to the right start by enrolling in a FIG. The First-year Interest Groups (FIGs) Program at Western Washington University presents an exceptional opportunity for new college students. Learn more!

Students who register for a FIG will enjoy many advantages:

  • Lock in the most popular classes early.
  • Get a guaranteed basic schedule.
  • Meet some of the best professors.
  • Make new friends.
  • Get help from experienced Western student advisors.
  • Learn new technologies.


Join us in Fall 2019 for our 20th successful year of the program and share the rave reviews of hundreds of other students.