Community and Visiting Students

Summer Session is an open quarter; formal admission to Western is not required. This is the perfect opportunity to explore some of the great programs that Western has to offer. To register for Summer Session, you will need to complete a short application and meet some standard requirements. 

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: Dates coming soon
Week One: July 2021
Week Two: July 2021

Registration will open in June.

Non-Matriculated Students (Not Admitted to Western)

Current High School Students

  • Complete the Summer Session 2022 Application
  • Follow the steps listed for Non-matriculated students listed above, in addition to the steps listed below:
  • Provide letter of recommendation from school principal or counselor
  • Provide letter of permission from parent or guardian
  • Following notification of WWU identification number and registration clearance, use the Web4U online registration system via myWestern from May 9 through to midnight June 27; classes begin June 21.

International Students

(Non-U.S. citizen or non-U.S. permanent resident.)
Before applying, contact International Student & Scholar Services for eligibility and documentation information - Richard Bruce at (360) 650-6517.