Community Programs

Extended Education connects learners of all ages to the Western Experience through interactive Youth Programs to adult programs like the acclaimed Academy for Lifelong Learning. 

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Youth Programs

Discover, learn and grow in dynamic, engaging academic enrichment programs for grades K-12. Students access specialized labs and university resources to explore intellectual and creative passions.

Audience

  • International
  • Youth

Location

  • Anacortes
  • Bellingham
  • Poulsbo
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Summer Session

Summer @ Western means an open quarter – formal admission to WWU not required. The “shorter quarter” offers six-week and nine-week courses, allowing students to catch up, stay on track or jump ahead on credits.

Audience

  • Career Professional
  • Current Students
  • International

Location

  • Bellingham
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Academy for Lifelong Learning

Offering adults of all ages and backgrounds a diverse selection of concise arts and science courses and informative events that encourage interdisciplinary exploration, discussion and exchange of knowledge.

Audience

  • Career Professional
  • Educators
  • Language & Culture

Location

  • Bellingham
  • Poulsbo

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