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3+2 Application Procedures

The 3+2  application process involves three steps: 1. Admitted and enrolled into Eastern Washington University and a 3+2 undergraduate program - Interdisciplinary Studies, Therapeutic Recreation, or Exercise Science, 2. OTCAS Application, 3. OT Department Specific Supplemental Application and Application Fee. Complete instructions can be downloaded here: 3+2 Application Procedures or from the list below.

Step 1: You must be admitted to Eastern Washington University and enrolled in one of the three 3+2 undergraduate programs, Interdisciplinary Studies, Therapeutic Recreation, or Exercise Science, in order to apply to the Occupational Therapy Program.

  • Submit all EWU application materials to EWU's Admission Office (call Admission's Office at 509-359-6524) if you are not already an EWU student.
  • Complete an evaluation of current course work for the 3+2 program of your choice by the Director of that particular program and declare your major. 
  1. Students who require advising in the Interdisciplinary Studies degree with an emphasis in Occupational Therapy should contact Dr. John Neace, Director, Interdisciplinary Studies, 300 Senior Hall, Cheney, WA, 99004, or call 509.359.6524 or jneace@ewu.edu.
  2. Students who require advising in the Therapeutic Recreation degree with an emphasis in Occupational Therapy should contact Dr. Emily Messina, Therapeutic Recreation, 200 PEB, Cheney, WA 99004 or call 509.359.6545 or emessina@ewu.edu.
  3. Students who require advising in the Exercise Science degree with an emphasis in Occupational Therapy should contact Dr. Wendy Repovich, Exercise Science, 200 PEB, Cheney, WA 99004 or call 509.359.7960 or wrepovich@ewu.edu.

Step 2: The EWU Occupational Therapy program participates in the Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service, known as OTCAS.  Applicants for the 2015 entering class need to apply online using the OTCAS application. The OTCAS Application is due January 1, 2015 by 9pm PST. To learn more about the OTCAS application process and to get started, please go to the OTCAS website

OTCAS Fee Schedule:
First Application: $125
Each Additional Application: $45

Step 3: Supplemental Application: EWU Occupational Therapy program requires a pre-requisite worksheet.  The pre-requisite worksheet can be downloaded here: Pre-Requisite Worksheet or found in the list below.  Students may email, fax or mail their pre-requisite worksheet to the department. The deadline for this supplemental application is January 15, 2015.

Email: OT@ewu.edu
Fax: 509.828.1387
Mailing Address:
Department of Occupational Therapy
Eastern Washington University
310 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Box R
Spokane, WA 99202

Application Fee: The application fee to apply is $50 for the Occupational Therapy program.  Please send your fee in with your supplemental application.  Make checks, money orders, or cashier's checks payable to Eastern Washington University. We are unable to take credit cards at this time.

Application Instructions, Forms, and Helpful Worksheets:
3+2 Application Procedures
Prerequisite Worksheet
Prerequisite Checklist

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