Jun 25, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog

2019-2020 University Catalog


Welcome to the new 2019-2020 University Catalog

The Western Washington University catalog is the official source for academic programs and courses. Students are encouraged to utilize the catalog in planning their path to graduation. To access the 2018-2019 catalog website, go to the catalog drop down menu at the top right of the homepage.




Changes take place in the University Catalog each year. Go to the What’s New  link for more details. Western’s academic planning and degree progress tool is available for students and advisors. Access Degree Works from within your Web4U. Western has commencement ceremonies quarterly. Students attend a ceremony the quarter they are completing their degree. Find information about each ceremony at the Information for Students Commencement page.

Program Spotlight

Western offers a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor in Fine Arts and a minor in Design. The Design department also offers a new Illustration Certificate.

Bachelor of Arts
Design, BA  

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Design, BFA  

Design Studies Minor  

Certificate (new)
Illustration Certificate  

2018-2019 University Catalog PDF

The 2018-2019 Western Washington University catalog PDF is available online to view, download and/or print. Click on the image to access the PDF or go to the Archived Catalogs link in the left navigation.

2018-2019 University Calendar and Religious Observance Calendar (2019-2020 calendar coming soon)

May 2019 update: The University Catalog reflects current academic policies, procedures, degree offerings, course descriptions and other information pertinent to study while at the university. The academic sections of the catalog are updated for the 2019-2020 academic year. Some administrative and policy sections of the 2019-2020 catalog may be updated later if/when changes are approved. A PDF of the 2019-2020 University Catalog will be available online or by request in July 2019.

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