Prospective Students


Thank you for your interest in Engineering & Design at WWU!  Our department offers hands on learning, undergraduate research opportunities, and state of the art equipment in our laboratories.  We're excited to share our programs with you. We have provided some videos below highlighting student projects, as well as links to program information. 

While we aren't able to meet you in person yet, we encourage you to contact us by phone or email. 

General questions:

Engineering and Design Department 


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Fall Preview Day

Friday, October 1, 2021

Learn more!

Come explore campus, dorms, and academic departments.  Departments in the College of Science and Engineering will be participating, including ours. 


Pre-major Advisor

Lisa Ochs


Schedule an appointment

First-year and transfer students should contact the advisor for questions about admissions, pre-major declarations, and course equivalencies. 

Meet wtih us virtually!

Please join us this fall for drop- in sessions on zoom!  The pre-major advisor will answer all of your questions about our programs. 

Various Fridays from 11am-12pm

  • October 8
  • October 22
  • October 29
  • November 12
  • November 19
  • December 3

Zoom link

Meeting ID: 91629104667

Meeting passcode: 567024

Degrees Offered

Research and 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.  

Learn more!

Industrial Design senior project

PCE research project

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The Makerspace is a lab space for pre-majors in our department.  Pre-majors will collaborate on class projects, learn from peer mentors, and begin learning how to be engineers and designers! 

Equipment available:

  • laster cutter
  • industrial sewing machines
  • 3D printers
  • hand tools
  • and much more!
Learn more!

Get Involved!

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Student Clubs

Our department offers many clubs for students to involved with and clubs are open to any one on campus!   Clubs are a great way to meet fellow students, gain skills outside of the classroom, and make connections with mentors and employers. 

Learn more!

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. 

Learn more!