Once you’ve made your decision to attend Western, you may confirm your enrollment and resere your spot in the in-coming class by submitting your $200 tuition deposit. You will need to submit your deposit before you can register for classes.
You can submit your deposit by check or by credit card by contacting the cashier's office at (970) 943-3003.
Register for and schedule classes
As a transfer student, the Academic Resource Center must register you for classes during your first semester at Western.
You will receive an email from the Academic Resource Center with contact information for your advisor so you can schedule a phone registration appointment.
For more details and registration instructions, please visit the Academic Resource Center’s website: western.edu/registration.
Get ready for Orientation
Designed to meet your specific needs, the optional Transfer & Non-Traditional Student Orientation is January 12, 2014 from 1-4 p.m. Registration is required though the cost for this program is free, unless you would like to participate in optional activities.
You will receive a paper billing statement by mail in December. If you register after December 11th, you will not receive a paper bill and must check your balance online. Adding/dropping classes and changing housing or meal plans MAY affect your account balance. Check your current account balance online after making any changes.
Contact the Cashier’s Office with questions on your billing statement.
Payment is due in full on or before the first day of classes (January 13th, 2013) unless you set up a W-Pay Payment Plan.
Pay your bill and enroll in e-Refund online through your Inside Western Account. Resident students: authorize your COF stipend through your Inside Western Account.
Contact the Academic Resource Center at (970) 943-7056 with any questions about this process.
Official college transcripts, and/or AP or IB scores must be sent to the Admissions Office in order to receive credit.
You will receive a formal evaluation of these credits via email three to four weeks after submitting them to Western.
Have these documents sent to: Admissions Office, 600 North Adams Street, Gunnison, CO 81231.
All high achieving and motivated students are welcome to join the Honors Program. Students with a 3.5 GPA or above will receive a formal invitation.
This is a 21 credit program that works with your major and minor to create an experience where students develop various social and academic skills.
For more information on this program, contact the Honors Director at (970) 943-7128.
Western on Facebook
To join the Facebook app exclusively for current and prospective Western students, log on to your Western Email Account to find your personal invitation.
Westerners in Transition (WIT)
The WIT program provides additional services for adult learners and non-traditional students.
For more information, check out the WIT page or contact the WIT Director at (970) 943-2150.
Important Phone Numbers
Academic Resource Center (970) 943-7056
Admissions Office (970) 943-2119
Cashier’s Office (970) 943-3003
Financial Aid (970) 943-3085
IT Services (970) 943-3333
Orientation Office (970) 943-2469
Residence Life Office (970) 943-2101
Student Affairs Office (970) 943-2011
Class registration for new students opens: Nov. 11, 2013
New students move into residence halls: Jan. 11, 2014 3 to 5 p.m.
Freshmen and Transfer Orientation: Jan. 12, 2014 1 to 4 p.m.
First day of classes: Jan. 13, 2014
Spring break – no classes: March 17 to 21, 2014
Finals week: May 6 to 9, 2014
Please direct all mailed items to the appropriate office at Western State Colorado University, 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison, CO 81231.
Transfer Application Deadlines
Fall Term 2013: June 15
Spring Term 2014: December 1
Summer Term 2014: April 15
Western State Colorado University
600 N. Adams Street
Gunnison, CO 81231