Person biking under a blossoming cherry tree in front of Old Main

Explore WWU

Campus Tours and Events for Prospective Students

The best way to find out if Western is the best fit for you is to visit! We offer many ways to learn more about our academics and community – both in-person and online. Take a tour of the beautiful campus, attend an information session, or join us at Discovery Day or Fall Preview Day to see everything Western has to offer.

Explore Western from Wherever


Plan your Visit

Directions & Transportation Options

Whatcom Transit Authority bus

How to get to Western from near and far.


Fairhaven Village Inn

Many local hotels offer special discounts to Western Washington University guests.

Visitor Parking

Cars parked near dorms

Find out which lot is the closest to your destination.

Campus Maps

Interactive map section of campus

Interactive and printable maps.

Things to See & Do at WWU

Viking Union

Viking Union view from Garden St.

The hub for student communities, engagement, and activities at Western.

Western Libraries

Wilson Library as seen from Old Main

Borrow materials, access study spaces and services, and more.

Associated Students Bookstore

Associated Student Bookstore at dusk

Purchase books, textbooks, supplies, and apparel.


Viking Mascot high-fiving students in a line


A small crab in outstretched hands

Explore Bellingham

sunset aerial of Bellingham Bay