Geology Department - About Us

The Geology Department at Western

Prospective students and their families interested in geology programs at Western should contact the Geology Department Office for more information. With advance notice, appointments may be arranged with our Undergraduate Program Coordinator. To schedule a visit, send an email to or call (360) 650-3582. Observing a geology course during your visit may be possible with advance notice and permission of the instructor. Prior to your visit, we encourage you to check out the informational links on this website to learn more about geology programs and curriculum, scholarships and undergraduate research opportunities.

The Environmental Studies Building (ES) is located at the southern end of Western Washington University's campus, about a 10-15 minute walk from the Viking Union and Old Main. From South campus, Fairhaven, and C Lot Parking it is about a 5 - 10 minute walk. If visiting campus please make sure that you stop by the parking office located at the south end of campus 2001 Bill McDonald Parkway, between the hours of 7:15am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday to pick-up a parking permit. If you are here after hours or on weekends use the Pay Stations. After 4:30pm Mon - Fri and all hours Sat - Sun no permit is required in C and 12A lots located on the south end of campus.

Our Mailing Address:
Western Washington University
Geology Department ES - 240, MS 9080
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Our Phone Number:
360-650-3582 - mainline for all questions and advising