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Friday, February 15, 2019 - 1:24pm

Classified Staff Suspended Operations Reminder

Just a reminder that if you chose to make up the hours not worked during suspended operations, report “Suspended Operations” on your time sheet. This earn code is unpaid and you will be compensated when you make up the hours.

Below is an example of what should be reported on the suspended operation days for a full-time employee (note:…

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 2:40pm

Did you know Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is one of the most visited forests in the United States? Hikers experience a range of views, from glaciers and mountain meadows to old-growth forests. Western students can stay within city limits and explore several hikes such as Historic Chuckanut Drive. If you are looking for more nature, Mt. Baker is a short hour and a half drive from…

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:50am

W-2s are now available online! You can access your W-2 by following these easy steps: 

Login to Web4U Click on Employee tab Click on Tax Forms Click on W-2 Year End Earnings Statement Select 2018 & Display Click Printable W-2 to view your W-2 with the full SSN

Note: if you have not yet signed up to receive your W-2 electronically, you must provide your consent…

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 2:14pm

Too often as students we are so focused in on classes and course work that we overlook the other resources that Western has to over. Resources that are available to assist and enhance our college experience. Students have access to several different organizations around campus that are there to help you succeed and here are a few to start.

Student Life

AS Resource and Outreach…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 1:42pm

Western Washington University is dedicated to the success of current and future students. Heather Hutchins is the Student Success Specialist for Western Washington University on the Peninsulas (WotP) degree programs. Her mission is to guide students on degree offerings and available resources that help students reach their academic goals. Before joining Western, Heather was employed at…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:49am

Name & Program
Shawn K Rhodes– Business Administration

 

When do you expect to graduate or year if graduated?
Spring 2019

 

Which Western Location Are You Attending?
Poulsbo

 

What was the deciding factor that led you to choose Western?
They are located near me, they are connected to Olympic College (where I…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:44am

Name & Program
Victoria Doyle – Business Administration

 

When do you expect to graduate or year if graduated?
June 2019

 

Which Western Location Are You Attending?
Poulsbo

 

What was the deciding factor that led you to choose Western?
The close proximity to my…

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:39am

With school just around the corner, it is important that you feel at home in your new residence hall.

Your living environment can play a huge role in your college experience so it is helpful to make your room a comfortable place to relax, study and socialize. If you have a roommate, have a conversation to establish what will make the space…

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 1:20pm

Are you interested in earning an MBA? If so you are probably aware graduate programs require prospective students to take the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), which gives you information about your strengths and identifies the skills you need to focus on to be successful in your graduate program.

To get tips on successfully preparing for an MBA program, we consulted with…

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 11:17am

Western is committed to fostering a workplace culture that is welcoming to and inclusive of employees of diverse backgrounds, identities and experiences. This includes transgender employees. Guidance to Support Employees Transitioning in the Workplace articulates Western’s expectations for supporting employees who undertake a gender transition while employed by the university. It is intended…