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Admission Dates

Fall Quarter Program Admission Applications

The Human Services program in Bellingham is still accepting fall 2021 applications from current WWU students (those who have been accepted to WWU for fall 2021 or earlier). You can find the Human Services application and requirements here: https://wce.wwu.edu/hs/apply-now  If questions about the Bellingham program, please contact HS.Bellingham@wwu.edu or 360-650-7759.

For information about applying to Everett or Online Human Services for Fall 2022, please contact: 

  • Everett: 425-405-1640 or HS.Everett@wwu.edu
  • Online Program: 360-475-7507 or HS.Distance@wwu.edu

Winter Quarter Program Admission Applications

  • Priority application due date for Winter 2022 is August 15, 2021 for the Bellingham Program ONLY.
  • The Bellingham Human Services application and requirements are here: https://wce.wwu.edu/hs/apply-now 
  • If you are not a current WWU student, please also apply to WWU for Winter 2022.
  • Late applications will be reviewed on a space available basis, so if you miss the deadline, please check with program staff about applying: HS.Bellingham@wwu.edu or 360-650-7759

The Everett and Online programs admit new students during fall quarter only.

Spring and Summer quarter

  • There is no program admission.

** Returning Human Services students may be accepted any quarter.  Please contact Human Services staff at the location you would like to attend before applying.

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Incomplete applications are not considered!

  • Please follow all instructions thoroughly.
  • Attach all necessary documents and college transcripts.
  • You cannot edit or retrieve your application once you have submitted it!

Current WWU Students

  1. Submit a Human Services Program Application.
  2. After acceptance into the program, review prohibited convictions and complete a background check.

Returning (to WWU) Students

  1. Apply to Western Washington University 
    (Attach a personal statement explaining the reasons for leaving and returning to Western as well as an academic plan of study which outlines the courses to be taken).
  2. After acceptance into the program, review prohibited convictions and complete a background check.

Transfer Students (with a DTA from an accredited community college)

  1. Apply to the WWU campus you wish to attend: Bellingham, Distance, or Everett.
  2. Bellingham program applicants must also submit the Bellingham Human Services Application.
  3. After acceptance into the program, review prohibited convictions and complete a background check.