Prospective Students

Discovery Days Video Presentation

Thank you for your interest in Engineering & Design at WWU! Since campus is currently closed to visitors, we have created a video to showcase our programs.  

For general questions, contact the Engineering and Design Department at or (360) 650 3380.

Optional Places to Start:

  • Electrical Engineering: 1:02
  • Manufacturing Engineering: 2:37
  • Plastics and Composites: 3:30
  • Industrial Design: 4:30
  • Student Clubs and Resources: 7:37
  • Internships and Employment: 9:23
  • Admissions into the Programs: 11:06

Discovery Days - virtual

We invite you to our virtual Discovery Days scheduled for this fall.  These sessions are held in Zoom. Please join us for information sharing and getting your questions answered!

Novemeber 13  | 11am-12pm

Meeting ID: 980 680 6946
Passcode: WWU

November 20  | 11am-12pm

Meeting ID: 980 680 6946
Passcode: WWU

December 4 |  11am-12pm

Meeting ID: 980 680 6946
Passcode: WWU

Student Projects

The videos below give some insight into projects that students in the Engineering & Design Department have the opportunity to work on. Each of our programs gives students experiential learning opportunities on industry grade epuipment in our labs and studio spaces.  

Industrial Design senior project

PCE research project


For more information about admissions, advising, and projects please click on buttons below. 

BEES Scholarship

Prospective students interested in engineering are encouraged to check out the Becoming Engaged Engineering Scholars program.  Eligible students can receive financial support, peer mentoring, and an encouraging community of faculty and industry partners. 

Applications start in February 2021!

Virtual Tour of Western!

Check out virtual tours of Western and other virtual opportunities for prospective students by clicking the following "Admissions website" link:
Admissions website

There are opportunities to see the campus, dorms, and learn about the general Western admissions process.

an image of Old Main, the oldest building on Western's campus