Community Members and Visiting Students

Not currently a Western student? Not a problem!  Summer Session is the only open quarter, meaning those who are not formally admitted to Western can be students during this time without having to apply for a degree program or select a major. This is a great opportunity to explore some of the great programs that Western has to offer without having to be formally admitted to the university.

To register for Summer Session, you will need to complete a short application, along with some standard requirements. Please scroll down for more information.    
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Summer Session is a perfect option for both current high school students and recently graduated students. You can try out a class and enjoy smaller class sizes, helping you ease into the campus lifestyle. To apply, follow the simple steps below.

There are over 400 classes available during Summer Session.

Please do! If you love your experience at Western, we encourage you continue to pursue your educational goals. You can choose to formally enroll in a degree program or consider professional and continuing education non credit offerings. 

Summer is the only open quarter at Western, which means you don’t have to be formally admitted to Western or pursue a degree to enjoy great educational opportunities.  

College Quest is a program for high school juniors and seniors to earn college credit during summer quarter at Western. Students who successfully complete the week receive 1 transferable college credit, gain experience with common online learning platforms used by universities across the country and most importantly, have a great time. Course listings coming soon. All courses are credit/no credit, no letter grades are given for College Quest courses.

There will be two opportunities:
Week One: 7/13/20-7/17/20
Week Two: 7/20/20-7/24/20

Registration will open in June.

Non-Matriculated Students (Not Admitted to Western)

  • Summer Session 2020 Application
  • The measles requirement has been waived for summer quarter.
  • Upon notification of Western identification number (W-Number) and registration clearance, use the Web4U online registration system via myWestern May 11 through midnight on June 29.

Current High School Students

  • Summer Session 2020 Application
  • The measles requirement has been waived for summer quarter.
  • Provide letter of permission from parent or guardian.
  • Upon notification of Western identification number (W-Number) and registration clearance, use the Web4U online registration system via myWestern May 11 through midnight on June 29.

International Students

Before applying, contact International Student & Scholar Services for eligibility and documentation information - Richard Bruce at Richard.Bruce@wwu.edu or (360) 650-6517.