We love to meet with prospective students and families! If you would like to learn more about the Fairhaven College curriculum or learn more about our admissions process, please contact us to schedule an appointment with our Enrollment & Orientation Manager. Appointments are available Monday through Friday during regular business hours. You can reach us at Fairhaven.Admissions@wwu.edu or (360) 650-2123 to schedule an appointment. We recommend scheduling a visit at least one week in advance but we can sometimes accommodate drop-in visits if we are available.
While you are in Bellingham, we also recommend checking out the rest of the Western Washington University campus. The Western Admissions Office provides general Western Campus Tours, as well as other events such as Admitted Student Days for first-time freshman and Transfer Days for prospective transfer students. For more information about upcoming events, visit the WWU Admissions website.
Drop-in Admitted Students Days
Students admitted to WWU are invited to drop in and learn more about Fairhaven. Dates: April 14 and April 21, from 12-3pm.
Upcoming Events & Programs
A full-day Western campus visit program offered in October by the Western Admissions Office, open to all students and families interested in learning more about Western. Visitors will experience our campus community, gain insight into the admission process, and explore specific programs and departments. Please visit the Western Fall Welcome website to register.
- Learn more about academic programs, scholarships, financial aid, and resources that are available now and those that will help you when you arrive on campus in the fall.
- Attend mock classes led by our exceptional faculty and other informational sessions aligned to your individual interests
- Discover our on-campus housing options and which residential communities are right for you.
- Meet with current students and ask questions about their experiences at Western.
- Explore our beautiful campus and the inviting community of Bellingham.
The Transfer Days program hosted by the Western Admissions Office is geared towards Transfer Students and offers a walking tour of WWU’s campus, a WWU admissions presentation with a student/faculty panel, a residence hall viewing, and an opportunity to learn more about various academic programs. Fairhaven College provides for an afternoon information session about our application process, unique curriculum and college activities. This program is offered once a month on Fridays during the academic year. Please visit the Transfer Days website to register.
Western Preview is the university’s largest event of the year for admitted students and their families. Spend a Saturday on campus and sit in on academic information sessions led by department staff and faculty, explore Western's campus and residence halls, meet with current Western students, have lunch on campus, attend a Student Services and Club Fair, and more! Fairhaven College offers academic sessions to both admitted Fairhaven College students and prospective students to provide information about our course offerings, application process and unique college features. Please visit the Western Preview website to register
The Western Admissions Office hosts this event in mid-May for high school students considering applying to Western, inviting students and parents to experience life on campus. Connect with current students, tour campus, explore residence halls, learn about financing your education and get your admission questions answered! Fairhaven College offers an information session to go over our admissions process and explain our unique curriculum and opportunities for involvement. Please visit the Spring Into Western website to register
Directions & Parking Information
For directions to campus, please visit Western’s Admissions website. Visitor information is available at the Campus Services building on Bill McDonald Parkway.
The Fairhaven College building is located on the south end of campus, just off of S College Drive: building 31 of Western's printable map. Our Main Office is located on the third floor in Room 348.
Daily Parking Permits can be purchased 24/7 online on Western’s Parking Portal. Hourly Parking can be purchased using the mobile app, ParkMobile, or the pay stations in visitor lots. Not all parking lots offer visitor parking, please refer to the campus parking map for more information.
For Accessibility information, please see the Campus Accessibility Map.