First Year

Hello to all new First Year students and welcome to Western!

Your first experience with Academic Advising will be at Advising & Registration Programs. For more information, please visit the New Student Services/Family Outreach website.

We are glad that you have chosen to join the Western community and are especially glad that you are checking out this website right now. Early and regular advising can be a great way to ease your transition to college, maximize your time and experience while at Western, and make plans to graduate on time!!

Take time to browse through this website. The links below are particular areas of interest for new first year. If at any time you have questions or want to meet with an academic advisor, give us a call to schedule an appointment or come in to talk with one of our peer advisors!

What the Academic Advising Center can help you with:

  • Choosing a major and pre-major preparation
  • Registration assistance and academic planning
  • Evaluations for GUR and graduation requirements
  • Achieving academic success
  • Understanding Western's policies and procedures

Maximizing your Western Experience (Tips for Long Term Success)