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September 19 – 25, 2021
Kick off your academic year during Western Welcome Week!
You’re invited to a week of fun, free, and engaging events to welcome all new and returning students. We’re celebrating the return of students to campus with a slate of events like the AS Fall Info Fair, New Student Convocation, Late Night social events, the annual Outdoor Movie, a weeklong Bike Fest, and more!
Schedule of Events
Western Welcome Week events, along with an array of additional, upcoming campus-wide events, will be posted on this website and via WWU social media. Join the fun to connect and reconnect with your peers and our beautiful campus! Have a great Fall Quarter and Welcome Back!
WWU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact the department sponsoring the event directly. If you are unsure who to contact or who is sponsoring an event, please contact the New Student Services/Family Outreach office for assistance, 360-650-3846 or NSSFO@wwu.edu. 5 business days advance notice is appreciated.
COVID-19 Protocol: Please be aware that Western will follow guidelines for gatherings per our COVID-19 policies and protocols, so be sure to follow COVID-19-related instructions for campus in general, as well as for indoor and outdoor events, as directed. We are committed to a fun and safe welcome back!
Welcome Week Events (September 19-25, 2021)
Save-the-Dates for these Upcoming Campus Events!
Check out WIN (Western Involvement Network) for info on clubs, campus events, news, and more during your time at Western!
Friday, October 15 - Sunday October 17
Save-the-Date for Western's annual Fall Family Weekend held October 15-17, 2021! Fall Family Weekend is a time when campus and community come together to provide students and their families with fun and meaningful ways to connect with each other as well as with Western and its surrounding communities. We will offer virtual and in-person activities (subject to COVID protocols) to provide a variety of opportunities to explore on-and off-campus. For more information and to watch for schedule dates in late September.