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Admission Dates

Fall Quarter Program Admission Applications

  • Priority application due date is March 1 for Bellingham, Everett, and Distance-Learning Programs.
  • Late applications will be reviewed on a space available basis, so if you miss the deadline, please check with program staff about turning in an application.

The Everett and Distance-Learning programs admit new students during fall quarter only.

Winter Quarter Program Admission Applications

  • Priority application due date is August 15 for the Bellingham Program ONLY.
  • Late applications will be reviewed on a space available basis, so if you miss the deadline, please check with program staff about turning in an application.

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 and submit a Human Services Program Application
    (include 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. Submit a Human Services Program Application.
  3. After acceptance into the program, review prohibited convictions and complete a background check.