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Admissions Visits

We love to meet with prospective students and families! If you would like to learn more about the Fairhaven College curriculum, tour the building, or learn more about our admissions process, please contact us to schedule an appointment with our Admissions Coordinator. Appointments are available Monday through Friday during regular business hours. You can reach us at Fairhaven.Admissions@wwu.edu or (360) 650-2976 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 WWU Admissions Office provides general WWU Campus Tours, as well as other events such as Discovery Days for prospective first-time freshman and Transfer Days for prospective transfer students. For more information about upcoming events, visit the WWU Admissions website.

Upcoming Events & Programs

Western Fall Welcome

A full-day WWU campus visit program offered in October by the WWU 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. Fairhaven College provides a short morning session for students and families to learn more about the Fairhaven curriculum and unique education we provide. Please visit the Western Fall Welcome website to register.

Discovery Days

The Discovery Days program hosted by the WWU Admissions Office 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 most Fridays during the academic year. Please visit the Discovery Days website to register.

Transfer Days

The Transfer Days program hosted by the WWU 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.

Fairhaven Connect

This program is hosted by Fairhaven College and offered each year in Winter Quarter is geared for prospective first-time freshman applying for the upcoming Fall Quarter to spend a day at Fairhaven exploring our classes, meeting our students and learning more about life as a Fairhaven student. To register for this program, please visit the Fairhaven Connect website.

Western Preview

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

Spring Into Western

The WWU 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 WWU’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 the WWU 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.