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To apply for the SEP you must meet the following criteria:


Qualify in at least one of the following ways:

  • Be a "first-generation" college student. (Neither of your parents has a Bachelor's degree)
  • Meet federal financial eligibility requirements.
  • Have a documented physical or learning disability.

Also, to have applied or plan to apply to Western Oregon University


We accept:

  • Incoming freshman
  • Transfer students
  • Continuing WOU students




















This application will take about 15 minutes to complete, not including the two essays. At the end of this application, you will need to include responses to the following two essay prompts. Each response should be 2 - 4 paragraphs long. You may want to complete them before beginning the application:

1) How will your WOU experience differ from your high school or transfer college experience and what will you do differently to ensure your academic success?

2) Tell us about your greatest challenges in school and what you see as potential hurdles to overcome to be academically successful in college

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You must print off then scan or email the application to the Student Enrichment Program




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For information on how to apply

please visit our Summer Bridge Page



























Student Enrichment Program 503-838-8550 | or e-mail: