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Exciting News from WWU
July 27, 2022
School of Education & Psychology
FREE TUITION for New Freshmen and Transfer Students

Limited Time Full-Tuition Grant for NEW Education Students

I am sharing some extremely good and amazing news!  Due to a generous gift from the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC), free tuition is being offered to new freshmen and transfer students who enroll in an elementary or secondary education program at Walla Walla University this fall. Tuition for your education program will be covered in full by a combination of the NPUC NextGen Teacher’s Scholarship and any other grants or scholarships you have been awarded for the year.  The special NPUC grant dollars are to be used in 4 years and limited to 16 hours per quarter only while enrolled as an education student. We do not know how long this grant will be available so are encouraging you to lock it in this year. 

Debbie Muthersbaugh, Dean
School of Education and Psychology


Questions About This Grant?

Q. How do I qualify?
A. Anyone coming to WWU as a new student (freshman or transfer) for the 2022-2023 school year, and officially declares elementary or secondary e
ducation as their major, is eligible to apply for this grant. The only stipulation is to meet the GPA requirements. Incoming freshmen should have a high school GPA of 3.25 and transfer students a GPA of 3.0.

Q. Who do I contact to apply for grant?
A. Feel free to reach out to the WWU Student Financial Services department for specifics about securing a grant for the coming year. Call 1(800) 656-2315 or (509) 527-2315 to talk to Director Cassie Ragenovich or a member of the Financial Services Team. 

Q. What if I have other questions?
Feel free to reach out to our education team: Debbie Muthersbaugh, Dean - 509-527-2212; Emily Appel, Advisor - 509-527-2211.

Check out our School of Education and Psychology website here
Education Program
From your first Introduction to Education class, you will be able to see what working with K-12 students would be like in our local private and public PreK-12 classrooms. Discovery Preschool (pictured above) is a laboratory for observing and interacting with young children. You can observe stages of student learning, teacher classroom management styles, and review curriculum in your area of teaching interest. You will also take field trips (pictured below) to area small schools, history sites, and other interesting places that support learning.
Tell me more about the teacher education programs
Meet our dedicated faculty and staff
Calendar of Coming Events
18-23 WWU Jump Start Orientation
19 Psychology Info Session, 4:00 pm, SMH (Smith Hall) 100
19 Elementary Education Info Session, 4:00 pm, SMH 102
20 Secondary Education Info Session, 2:00 pm, SMH 302
20 Departmental Picnic Supper, 5:00 pm, SMH South Lawn
25 Registration Sunday
25 Welcome Back Bash, 6 pm, Winter Educational Complex Field
26 Fall Instruction Begins
1 Longest Table, University Church & Fourth Street
3-7 Week of Worship, University Church
19 Service Day
21-22 Family Weekend
7 Winter Quarter Pre-Registration, Sophomores
14 Winter Quarter Pre-Registration, Freshmen
20-27 Thanksgiving Break
12-14 Final Exams
15-January 1 (Winter Quarter Instruction Begins January 2)

Would you like to visit Walla Walla University?
If you haven't yet visited our campus to see how awesome it is, we can’t wait to show you! You can talk to our professors, consult with academic advisors, and meet people who can help make plans for finances, employment, admissions, student life, and more. 

Schedule a virtual or in-person campus visit here
Walla Walla University
School of Education and Psychology
204 S. College Avenue, Smith Hall
College Place, WA 99324

Emily Appel, Academic Advisor 509.527.2211
Mishelle Castiglioni, Certification Officer 509.527.2924
Dr. Debbie Muthersbaugh, Dean 509.527.2212

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