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2017 Schedule


Schedule Notes

Check-in begins at 7:00am in the Haskell Plaza/Arntzen Hall area, allowing 15-20 minutes to walk from the C gravel parking lots. If you arrive late, please proceed to the Welcome Session and then check-in at the information booth (after 9:15am) in Red Square to receive your advising and registration materials.

Overnight Program participants must check-in at the Higginson Hall residence hall between 1pm-5pm the day prior to their Transitions session. Overnight participants will also need to check-in at Haskell Plaza/Arntzen Hall in the morning to receive program and advising materials.

IMPORTANT! In order to register successfully for classes, you MUST attend program check-in and your full academic advising session. 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 visit the Student Health Center website or call 360.650.3400.

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 Transitions 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 Transitions FAQ section.

To take the Spanish Placement Test during Transition, sign up HERE.

Management and Information Systems (MIS) 220 Equivalency Exam

The MIS 220 Exam is offered in the morning of Transitions at 7:30am. Please refer to the schedule section of the website for information. For the MIS 220 exam, you will need photo ID; there is no fee for this exam.

Student Orientation Schedule (Anticipated, Subject to Change)

7:00am – 8:45am

Check-in – Haskell Plaza / Arntzen Hall

7:30am

MIS 220 Equivalency Exam - TBD

8:45am

Welcome – Arntzen Hall 100

9:30am

Student Academic Advising

11:30am

Departmental Presentations

12:15pm

Lunch & Information Fair - Old Main Lawn

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Departmental Advising, Workshops & Tours

1:30pm

Spanish Placement Test

3:00pm

Class Registration

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Residence Hall Showroom Tours

Overnight Program* (Advance Reservations Required)

1:00pm – 5:00pm

Check-in, Higginson Hall Residence Hall

6:00pm

Dinner, Viking Commons

7:00pm

Campus Tour - Leave from Viking Commons after dinner

*The Day Prior to Transitions





Family Orientation Schedule (Anticipated, Subject to Change)

7:00am – 8:45am

Check-in, Haskell Plaza / Arntzen Hall

8:45am

Welcome – Arntzen Hall 100

9:30am

Tips for Families

11:30am

Departmental Presentations

12:15pm

Lunch & Information Fair

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Departmental Presentations, Workshops & Tours

3:00pm

Family Resources & Student Panel

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Residence Hall Showroom Tours

Overnight Program* (Advance Reservations Required)

1:00pm – 5:00pm

Check-in, Higginson Hall Residence Hall

6:00pm

Dinner, Viking Commons

7:00pm

Campus Tour - Leave from Viking Commons after dinner

*The Day Prior to Transitions

Page Updated 06.01.2017