Disability & Advocacy - Major Admission

Applications still open for Spring 2024! See "Apply Here" for information!

Admission Deadlines

  • Fall Quarter: March 1st
  • Winter Quarter: September 15th
  • Spring Quarter: January 15th

Step 1: Review Admission Requirements

Application Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 45 college-level credits including applicable AP and/or IB scores, or AA/DTA from a Washington 2-year college
  • 2.50 GPA 
  • English composition course (ENG 101) or an equivalent AP or IB score


Step 2: Get Your Questions Answered

Department Contact Information

Summer Mitchell, Department Manager
Phone: (360) 650-6630; Email: Summer.Mitchell@wwu.edu | elit@wwu.edu 

Program Director Contact Information

Dr. Jeffery Hart, Program Director
Email: Jeffery.Hart@wwu.edu 


Step 3: Submit an Application


  • If you are not a WWU student, you must apply to WWU. This is a separate application. 
  • Program admits quarterly (Fall, Winter, and Spring).
  • If application deadline falls on a date WWU is closed, applications will be due the following business day.

Application Review and Decisions

  • All applicants who meet the minimum requirements and submit a completed application will have their application reviewed by department faculty.
  • Applications are evaluated to determine the most qualified applicants.