Welcome Weekend: Honors Prologue

Cohort 2022

Honors students who plan to participate in Honors Prologue are recommended to move in on Sept 15 or 16 since buses for the field trip on Sept 17 will be leaving in the morning.

The WWU dorm move-in application opens on Monday, August 15, 2022. 

For specific housing questions, please contact University Residences at (360) 650-6565 or Housing@wwu.edu.

What is Honors Prologue?

All 2022 Honors Cohort students are invited to participate in the WWU Honors Prologue. This program introduces students to Honors staff and advisors, faculty, campus, and the Bellingham region. 

Lunch, late-night programming, and transportation from WWU to Larrabee State Park and back on Saturday are included in the $65 registration fee.

Event Overview

Friday, September 16: Complete your Prologue check-in and meet Honors faculty, staff, and fellow students at an open-house reception in the Honors Center. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Saturday, September 17: Connect with Western faculty and graduate students for a day full of exploration at Larrabee State Park. Join us and meet your 2022 cohort while discovering what the Bellingham area has to offer – tide pools, hiking, geology, and more!

2022 Prologue Schedule

Friday, September 16

3:00-6:00 pm: Honors Prologue Check-In and Honors Center Open House (Old Main 330)

Saturday, September 17

9:00 am: Breakfast in the dining hall

9:45 am: Leave WWU by bus for Larrabee State Park

10:00 am: Break-out activity with WWU faculty (tide pools, beach geology, etc.) Breakout options will range in physical activity.

11:45 am: Catered lunch

1:15 pm: Meet student leaders

2:00 pm: Depart Larrabee State Park by bus for WWU


5:30 pm: Dinner in the dining hall

6:30-9:00 pm: Snacks + Film with Dr. Melissa Rice and Casey Dreier 

Registration – Opens June 30

  • June 30: Registration opens
  • August 31: Registration closes
  • September 1: Last day to email honors@wwu.edu to cancel and receive a refund
  • Incoming students who demonstrate a high level of financial need may qualify for a Prologue scholarship. Scholarships are granted in cases of financial hardship and based upon Pell Grant eligibility and Expected Family Contribution (EFC). Additional information about Pell eligibility is available here