Advising

Advising FAQ

Remember to use your Western email and include your W# if you email staff or faculty. Please review our FAQ to determine your next steps.

Declarations

How do I declare my literature major? How do I declare my creative writing major?

Prerequisites

The prerequisites for declaring an English major are:
1. 60 college credits completed
2. Satisfactory completion of English 202 - Writing About Literature or equivalent course

Jemma Everyhope-Roser, the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, will be holding in-person drop-in advising hours in HU 327 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am until 1pm, starting October 1 and continuing through December.

Please click this link to schedule a Zoom appointment with Jemma Everyhope-Roser on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday.

Literature and Creative Writing majors may also contact their major advisors for support with this need, as well as for other questions you may have that are related to your major. Literature majors may email Ning.Yu@wwu.edu. Creative writers, last names A-K, may email Kathryn.Trueblood@wwu.edu. Creative writers, last names L-Z, may email Brenda.Miller@wwu.edu.

For general questions, email her at Jemma.Everyhope-Roser@wwu.edu.

Please be sure to use your Western email account and to include your W# in all Western correspondence. Be specific with your questions.

How do I declare a teaching endorsement option?

All teaching endorsement students may contact Steve VanderStaay (vandesl@wwu.edu), the teaching endorsement options advisor.

How do I declare an English minor? Or a creative writing minor?

Jemma Everyhope-Roser, the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, will be holding in-person drop-in advising hours in HU 327 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am until 1pm, starting October 1 and continuing through December.

Please click this link to schedule a Zoom appointment with Jemma Everyhope-Roser on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday.

How do I declare a Film Studies minor?

Please email Eren.Odabasi@wwu.edu.

How do I declare a Professional Writing, Literacies, and Rhetoric minor?

Please email Donna.Qualley@wwu.edu.

Please be sure to use your Western email account and to include your W# in all Western correspondence. Be specific with your questions.

 

Evaluations

How do I get my literature or creative writing major evaluation?

Please email the undergraduate program coordiantor at Jemma.Everyhope-Roser@wwu.edu.

Literature and Creative Writing majors may also contact their major advisors for support with this need, as well as for other questions you may have that are related to your major. Literature majors may email Ning.Yu@wwu.edu. Creative writers, last names A-K, may email Kathryn.Trueblood@wwu.edu. Creative writers, last names L-Z, may email Brenda.Miller@wwu.edu.

How do I get my teaching endorsement option evaluation?

All teaching endorsement students may contact Steve VanderStaay (vandesl@wwu.edu), the teaching endorsement options advisor.

How do I get my minor evaluation?

For English minors or Creative Writing minors, please email Jemma Everyhope-Roser at Jemma.Everyhope-Roser@wwu.edu. English minors, Women's Lit minors, and Creative Writing minors may also contact their advisors for support with this need. English minors and Women's Lit minors may also email Ning.Yu@wwu.edu. Creative writers, last names A-K, may email Kathryn.Trueblood@wwu.edu. Creative writers, last names L-Z, may email Brenda.Miller@wwu.edu.

Film Studies minors, please email Eren.Odabasi@wwu.edu.

Professional Writing, Literacies, and Rhetoric minors, please email Donna.Qualley@wwu.edu.

Please be sure to use your Western email account and to include your W# in all Western correspondence. Be specific with your questions.

 

Resources

Please be sure to review your progress throughout the major or the minor in DegreeWorks. You can find DegreeWorks in Web4U. If the DegreeWorks evaluation does not seem correct or you have questions, please contact an advisor.

Plans of Study for Majors:

 

Informational Links

 

Declaration Forms

Please see an advisor before completing any of these forms: