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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!

 

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

Tour Information

  • Tours are offered during Fall, Winter and Spring Term Monday through Friday at 10:00am, 1:30pm and 2:30pm.
  • All tours begin and end at the Office of Admissions located in the Academic Programs and Support Center.
  • The 10:00am tour will last approximately 1 hour (60 minutes) and will not include the Residence Halls.
  • The 1:30pm and 2:30pm will last approximately 1.5 hours (90 minutes) and will include the Residence Halls. Note: Our afternoon tours do not include the residence halls the week of final exams fall, winter and spring terms. Please contact the Office of Admissions for more information regarding final exam dates.
  • All of our scheduled tours are drop-in, however, if you would like to meet with faculty or staff on campus while you are here please complete the online Individual Visit Request Form.  We ask that you submit this form 2 weeks before your planned visit so that we can fit these appointments into the busy schedules of our faculty & staff.
  • During the winter, spring and summer breaks, we offer weekday tours of campus that are 90 minutes in length and include the residence halls at 10:00am and 1:30pm
  • The Office of Admissions 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.
  • Check out the Tips for a Successful Visit! It provides information on directions to campus, parking, visit confirmation, contact information, overnight accommodation, etc.
  • Tours offered in Spanish or American Sign Language are available upon request.  Please allow 2-3 weeks of notice to accommodate these requests.
  • Contact: Our Campus Visit Coordinator can be reached by phone at 503-838-8227 or email at: visitcor@wou.edu. Please note that our Campus Visitation Coordinator is a WOU student and office hours vary due to class schedule.

Preview Day & Campus Visitation Programs

  • Preview Day and Campus Visitation Programs provide prospective students a unique opportunity to get a thorough, day long perspective into WOU’s academic programs and student life.
  • Preview Day: When you attend a Preview Day, you will learn about our nationally recognized academic programs, meet members of the campus community and discover what opportunities are available to you on our beautiful campus.
    • Take a campus tour with a WOU Ambassador.
    • Apply for admission at check-in and receive notification of your status at the end of the program.
    • Students and accompanying guests are welcome to attend free of charge.
    • Enjoy a complimentary lunch served by our nationally recognized dining services.

2016-2017 Campus Visitation Programs

8:30am-1:15pm Friday, October 14, 2016 Your World at WOU!
9:00am-2:15pm Friday, October 21, 2016 Creative Arts Day
8:15am-1pm Saturday, November 5, 2016 Fall Preview Day
10:00am-2:45pm Friday, December 2, 2016 Admission Application Workshop
8:30am-2:00pm Thursday, January 12, 2017 Making WOU Happen
9:00am-2:30pm Saturday, February 4, 2017 Winter Preview Day
10:30am-1:45pm Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Criminal Justice Careers Day
9:00am-1:00pm Thursday, March 30, 2017 Spring Break Visit

Program times are tentative and subject to change.

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.  Please allow us up to two weeks to fulfill your request.

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 us up to three weeks to fulfill your request.

Saturday Visits

A limited number of Saturday tours are offered during Fall, Winter and Spring Terms. Saturday tour dates for the 2016-2017 year will be available soon. Please check back for details.

  • Saturday tours begin at 11:00am at the Werner University Center Information Desk.
  • The tour will last approximately 1 hour (60 minutes) and will not 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 Office of Admissions 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.

Saturday Tour Dates

Dates coming soon!

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