Updated 10/27/21

Thank you for your interest in Harvard-Westlake! As we continue to monitor public health conditions, we are offering both virtual and on-campus opportunities for prospective families during the 2021-2022 school year  applying for entry in the Fall of 2022. We will continue to keep applicant families updated on this page and in our communications as conditions evolve. 

 

Campus Tours

The Admission Office is thrilled to be hosting Middle School Campus Tours throughout the season. Applicants and their families will have the opportunity to safely visit Harvard-Westlake.

Campus Tours are not required to apply; they are meant to help give applicant families a sense of our spaces.

Registration for these events is available within Step 3 of the online application, and only open to applicants for entry in the Fall of 2022 who have submitted Step 1: Application for Admission.

Campus Tour Reservation System

Additionally, we encourage prospective families to explore Harvard-Westlake’s campuses from home. We invite you to experience the vibrant spirit of our Middle School and Upper School campuses on our Virtual Tour, narrated by Harvard-Westlake Student Ambassadors.

Harvard-Westlake Virtual Campus Tour

Admission-Related Events

Applicants and their parents/guardians will have various opportunities to get to know Harvard-Westlake. We look forward to connecting with you! We will continue to update this page and share information with prospective families about additional events. As a reminder, all admission events are for families applying for entry in the Fall of 2022 only. 

 

Admission Coffees for Parents/Guardians

The admission office will host weekday Admission Coffees for Parents/Guardians throughout the admission cycle. These information sessions are intended for parents/guardians of prospective students applying for admission in Fall 2022. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from the Head of Admission and Enrollment, administrators, and students.

Please complete the admission inquiry form at your earliest convenience, as it is required before visiting Harvard-Westlake. The Application for Admission (step 1 of the online application) does not need to be submitted before registration for an Admission Coffee.  

Admission Coffees: 

Reservations to attend an Admission Coffee are made using our online event registration system. Registration for Admission Coffees will open on September 9, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. PT. In order to register for an Admission Coffee, please enter the same username and password you use to log in to our online application system. If you do not yet have a username and password, please complete the online admission inquiry form. You will then receive a PIN code that will allow you to create a username and password.  

As of 8/31/21, all Admission Coffees will be virtual sessions on Zoom, recorded, and accessible in our Virtual Events Library. We are hopeful that as public health conditions improve, we may be able to offer these sessions on campus.

September 28, 2021: 7th Grade Admission Coffee - 9:00-10:00 a.m. PT

October 7, 2021: Sibling Admission Coffee - 9:00-10:00 a.m. PT

October 20, 2021: 9th Grade Admission Coffee - 9:00-10:00 a.m. PT

November 16, 2021: 7th-9th Grade Admission Coffee - 5:30-6:30 p.m. PT

December 8, 2021: 7th-11th Grade Admission Coffee - 5:30-6:30 p.m. PT

January 6, 2022: 7th-11th Grade Admission Coffee - 9:00-10:00 a.m. PT

Admission Coffee Reservation System

Please note that online event registration will close two business days before the event. 

HW Admission Open Office Hours 

Have questions? Come connect with members of the Harvard-Westlake Admission Office. Open Office Hours will be held over Zoom and will be focused on answering whatever questions or topics attendees are interested in hearing about. No need to stay for the whole time—join us when you can, ask your question, and feel free to log out at any time.

Reservations to attend Open Office Hours are made using our online event registration system. Registration for Admission Open Office Hours will open on September 9, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. PT. Please enter the same username and password you use to log in to our online application system. If you would like to attend more than one Open Office Hour session and have already registered for or attended a session, please contact our office so that we may assist you with that additional registration.

October 12, 2021: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PT

November 3, 2021: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. PT

December 16, 2021: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PT

HW Admission Open Office Hour Reservation System

Please note that online event registration will close two business days before the event. 

Parent Ambassador Chats

The admission office will host several weekday Parent Ambassador Chats throughout the admission cycle on Zoom. Registration for Parent Ambassador Chats will open on September 9, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. PT. These sessions are intended for parents/guardians of prospective students applying for admission in Fall 2022. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from a panel of Harvard-Westlake Parent Ambassadors who will share their personal perspectives and experiences as parents of Harvard-Westlake students and will answer questions submitted by the attendees before and during the session as time allows. 

Reservations to attend a Parent Ambassador Chat are made using our online event registration system. Please enter the same username and password you use to login to our online application system. 

October 27, 2021: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. PT

November 10, 2021: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. PT

December 2, 2021: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. PT

Parent Ambassador Chat Reservation System

Please note that online event registration will close two business days before the event. 

Wolverine CHATS

The Admission Office is thrilled to be hosting four Wolverine Chats throughout the season on Zoom. Applicants and their families will connect with Harvard-Westlake Student Ambassadors in small breakout rooms to learn more about life in and around our school community. Each room will be an open Zoom meeting, led by a panel of Ambassadors prepared to answer any questions you have. 

The Wolverine Chats are not required; they are meant to help those who might want additional information and student insight. Registration for these events is available within Step 3 of the online application and only open after you have submitted Step 1: Application for Admission.

October 19, 2021: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PT

November 18, 2021: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PT

December 9, 2021: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PT

January 19, 2022: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PT

INTERVIEWS

We value the opportunity to connect with applicants and their families, and we look forward to our conversation! Interviews are 40 minutes long on Zoom and include 20 minutes for the applicant to speak one on one with someone from the Admission Office or a faculty/staff member, followed by a conversation with parents/guardians. There’s nothing to prepare for; we’re just excited to meet you!

Harvard-Westlake begins interviewing applicants in late September.