2017 Schedule


IMPORTANT!
Please carry all of the orientation materials with you throughout the program. Do not leave them in a vehicle, with your family members or in the residence hall room.

Please arrive between 7:15am – 9:45am for check-in. There will be signs and WWU staff to help direct you. At check-in, you will be issued keys to your assigned residence hall, and receive official program materials, schedule and information.

Placement Test Notes

Math Placement Assessment

Western is implementing a new Math Placement Assessment for 2017-18 called ALEKS – Math Placement Assessment (MPA), which is an online, adaptive assessment and learning system. To view the details of this process, visit the Summerstart Highlights page.

Spanish Placement Test

The Spanish Placement Test (SPT) is a 45-minute test with a $5 fee charged to the student account. For more information about the SPT, please see the Summerstart FAQ section.

Management and Information Systems (MIS) 220 Equivalency Exam

The MIS 220 Exam is offered in the morning of Summerstart at 8:00am. Please refer to the schedule for information. For the MIS 220 exam, you will need photo ID; there is no fee for this exam.



Student Orientation Schedule – Day 1 (anticipated)

7:15am - 9:45am

Check-In, Viking Union Multipurpose Room (VU MPR)

8:00am

MIS 220 Equivalency Exam – Location TBD (High Credit Session Only)

9:45am

Welcome, Performing Arts Center

10:45am

Orientation Session, Pt. I

11:40am

Lunch, Viking Commons

1:00pm

Academic Advising

3:15pm

Spanish Placement Test

3:15pm - 4:30pm

Departmental Advising (High Credit Session Only)

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Student Outreach Services Program (SOS Participants Only)

3:30pm - 4:20pm

Library & Campus Tours / Workshops

4:30pm - 5:00pm &
5:10pm - 5:40pm

Interest Sessions (sessions repeat)

5:45pm

Dinner, Viking Commons

7:15pm - 8:15pm

Orientation Session, Pt. II

8:15pm

Student Social / Evening Programming

Student Orientation Schedule – Day 2 (anticipated)

6:30am - 9:00am

Check-out, Higginson Hall

7:30am - 8:30am

Breakfast, Viking Commons

7:45am - 9:00am

Information Fair, VU Multipurpose Room

9:15am

Workshops -or- Advising/Registration*

11:15am

Advising/Registration* -or- Workshops

12:45pm

General program ends

12:45pm - 2:00pm

Residence Hall Showrooms open


IMPORTANT! In order to register successfully for classes, students MUST attend both days of Summerstart. Students will not be allowed to register for classes if their measles vaccinations/immunity documentation has not been received prior to their registration appointment. For more information, please contact the Student Health Center at 360.650.3400

Family Orientation Schedule – Day 1 (anticipated)

7:15am - 9:45am

Check-In, Viking Union Multipurpose Room (VU MPR)

9:45am

Welcome, Performing Arts Center

10:45am

Family Orientation / Tips for Families Session, Pt. I

11:40am

Lunch, Viking Commons

1:00pm

Family Orientation / Tips for Families Session, Pt. II

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Student Outreach Services Program (SOS Participants Only)

3:30 - 4:20pm

Library & Campus Tours / Workshops

4:30pm - 5:00pm &
5:10pm - 5:40pm

Interest Sessions (sessions repeat)

5:45pm

Dinner, Viking Commons

7:15pm - 8:15pm

A Family Members's Perspective Presentation

8:15pm

Student & Family Social / Evening Programming


Family Orientation Schedule – Day 2 (anticipated)

6:30am - 9:00am

Check-out, Higginson Hall

7:30am - 8:30am

Breakfast, Viking Commons

7:45am - 9:00am

Information Fair, VU Multipurpose Room

9:15am

Workshops

11:15am

Workshops

12:45pm

General program ends

12:45pm - 2:00pm

Residence Hall Showrooms open


Page Updated 07.28.2017