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Visit Western Oregon University

We welcome both individual and group visits on our campus throughout the calendar year and look forward to helping you set up your future visit. This website includes a wide variety of information and resources for organizing a WOU campus visit. Whether you are a prospective WOU student or a counselor/teacher interested in planning a visit for a group of students, we look forward to hosting you on our campus!

 

  • Weekday Tours
  • Saturday Tours
  • Campus Visit Programs
  • Individual Campus Visits
  • Group Campus Visits
  • Virtual Tour

Weekday Tour Information

  • WOU’s summer tour schedule applies on weekdays from June 19th-September 22nd. During the summer, we offer tours of campus Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. These tours are 90 minutes in length and include the residence halls. The 2:30 p.m. tour is not available during summer break. Note: The 10:00 a.m. tour will not be offered on August 21st due to the solar eclipse, and WOU’s campus will be closed on September 4th for Labor Day.
  • The regular fall term tour schedule will resume on September 25th. During fall, winter, and spring terms, weekday tours are offered Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. The morning tours are 60 minutes in length and do not include the residence halls, while the afternoon tours are 90 minutes in length and include the residence halls. Note: WOU’s campus will be closed on November 23rd-24th for Thanksgiving.
  • All of our scheduled tours are conducted on a drop-in basis – no reservation needed! However, if you would like to meet with faculty or staff on campus, please complete the online Individual Visit Request Form. We ask that you submit this form 2-3 weeks before your planned visit so that we can fit these appointments into the schedules of our faculty and staff.
  • Weekday tours begin and end at the Admissions Office, located in the Academic Programs and Support Center (4th Floor). We recommend parking in Lot D (parking permit required) or on the street (no permit needed).
  • The Admissions Office is not responsible for coordinating appointments/meetings with coaches or staff from the Athletic Department. Students are advised to contact the Athletics Department directly to schedule an appointment with a coach.
  • Tours offered in Spanish or American Sign Language are available upon request. Please email visitcor@wou.edu and allow 2-3 weeks notice to accommodate these requests.
  • Our campus Visitation Coordinator can be reached by phone at 503-838-8227 or email at visitcor@wou.edu. Please note that our Visitation Coordinator is a WOU student and office hours vary due to their class schedule.

Campus tours at Western Oregon University

Directions

Overhead Map

Overhead Map

Places to Stay

Places to stay

On-Campus Parking

Parking

Current Weather

Current Weather

Transportation

Transportation

Saturday Tour Information

A limited number of Saturday tours are offered during Fall, Winter and Spring Terms. Saturday tours are not offered in the summertime, but they will resume in October 2017. Dates will be posted near the end of summer. Until then, please consider attending one of our summer tours, offered Monday through Friday.

  • Saturday tours begin at 11:00am at the Werner University Center Information Desk.
  • The tour will last approximately 90 minutes and will include the Residence Halls.
  • Parking for Saturday tours is available in Lot H by the Werner University Center.
  • Appointments with faculty and staff are not available on weekends. If these activities are of interest to you, consider attending one of our Preview Day programs for a more comprehensive visit experience.
  • The Admissions Office is not responsible for coordinating appointments/meetings with coaches or staff from the Athletic Department. Students are advised to contact the Athletic Department to schedule an appointment/meeting with a coach or staff member.
*If you have a disability that may require some accommodation in order to participate in a Western Oregon University class or activity, please notify the Office of Disability Services at 503-838-8250 or ods@wou.edu at least 3 business days in advance.

Campus tours at Western Oregon University

Directions

  Overhead Map

Overhead Map

Places to Stay

Places to stay

On-Campus Parking

Parking

Current Weather

Current Weather

Transportation

Transportation

Preview Day & Campus Visitation Programs

  • Preview Days and other campus visitation programs provide prospective students and their families with a unique opportunity to spend a day on campus and gain a thorough understanding of WOU’s academic programs and student life.
  • When you attend, you will learn about our outstanding academic programs, meet members of the WOU community and discover what opportunities are available to you on our beautiful campus.
    • Take a campus tour with a student ambassador.
    • Enjoy a complimentary lunch served by our nationally recognized dining services.
    • Apply for admission at check-in and receive notification of your status at the end of the program.

2017-2018 Campus Visitation Programs

8:30am-2:00pm Friday, September 29, 2017 Making WOU Happen
8:30am-1:15pm Friday, October 13, 2017 Your World at WOU!
9:00am-2:15pm Friday, October 20, 2017 Creative Arts Day
8:00am-1:00pm Saturday, November 11, 2017 Fall Preview Day
10:00am-2:45pm Friday, December 1, 2017 Application Workshop
9:00am-2:30pm Saturday, February 3, 2018 Winter Preview Day
10:30am-1:45pm Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Criminal Justice Careers Day
9:15am-1:00pm Thursday, March 29, 2018 Spring Break Visit

Program times are tentative and subject to change.

*If you have a disability that may require some accommodation in order to participate in a Western Oregon University class or activity, please notify the Office of Disability Services at 503-838-8250 or ods@wou.edu at least 3 business days in advance.

Individual Visits

Please submit this form if you are a prospective WOU student or parent and are interested in scheduling a visit for you and your family. All of our scheduled tours are held on a drop-in basis – no reservations needed! However, if you would like to meet with faculty or staff on campus while you are here, please complete the form below. We ask that you submit this form at least 2-3 weeks before your planned visit so that we can fit these appointments into the schedules of our faculty and staff.

Individual Campus Visit Request form

*If you have a disability that may require some accommodation in order to participate in a Western Oregon University class or activity, please notify the Office of Disability Services at 503-838-8250 or ods@wou.edu at least 3 business days in advance.

Group Visits

Please submit this form if you are a school teacher/counselor or community-based organization staff member and are interested in scheduling a visit for a group of your students. Please allow at least three weeks to confirm date availability and prepare your agenda.

Group Campus Visit Request form

*If you have a disability that may require some accommodation in order to participate in a Western Oregon University class or activity, please notify the Office of Disability Services at 503-838-8250 or ods@wou.edu at least 3 business days in advance.

Virtual Tour

View the WOU campus, go inside buildings including residence halls, the Health and Wellness Center, Classrooms and other campus facilities.

 

CONTACT US

The Office of Admissions

toll-free at 1877-877-1593 | or e-mail: wolfgram@wou.edu | Location: APSC 408