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Get a Jump Start

If you just can’t wait to get to college, Willamette invites you to “begin before the beginning.”

Learn About Each Program


Become part of the Willamette Family in this program centered around student resources on campus and in the community, with an emphasis on multicultural issues.

SLS: Service, Leadership, and Social Change

Join us as we build community with one another while living out Willamette University’s motto, Not unto ourselves alone are we born.

Steppin’ Out

Explore Oregon with the Steppin’ Out program and make new friends.

These Jump Start opportunities will enable you to meet other new students, explore the scenic beauty of the Pacific Northwest, and lend a helping hand in your new community in a smaller, more intimate setting before the Opening Days orientation involving all new students.

Quick Facts

  • Dates: TBD
  • Cost: Depends on the program, scholarships and payment plans are available
Willamette University

Jump Start

Putnam University Center, Second Floor
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-370-6447 voice
503-370-6407 fax