Blogs

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 1:30pm

One of the best aspects of moving to a new place, if not the best, is decorating. Here are some tips to help you personalize your space:

Don’t forget the basics (and don’t be afraid to flaunt them).

Whether you’re moving into your first place or your fourth, checking to make sure you’ve gotten the basic necessities covered will help you out…

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 1:40pm

Moving to a new place can be many things; stressful, exciting, tiring and most of all, a fresh start.

As college students, moving at the beginning and end of the school year is the norm. Whether you’re moving into a dorm for the first time or you’re moving into a home for your senior year, here are some tips to help you stay sane on moving day:…

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 2:30pm

Summer 2017 graduate Armando Morales-Rivera chose Western Washington University’s Everett location for two reasons: the university’s diverse culture and energetic environment.

As a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling student, Morales-Rivera had professors who were charismatic and encouraged him to enjoy what he was working toward, he said.…

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 2:30pm

Western Washington University’s Everett programming was the perfect fit for recent graduate Christina Cariker.

Cariker, a Teacher Education Outreach Program student, was able to study abroad, take night classes and get hands-on experience as a teacher through Western’s program.

“It was one of the programs that gave us the most field…

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 1:44pm

Each day, we make an impact. Maybe it’s through choosing to ride a bike rather than drive. Or, it’s by practicing active listening when your coworker tells a story. Every action we take makes an impact.

In Bellingham, there are multiple ways to make a positive impact on the environment or in the lives of others. Regardless of your interests, there…

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 1:49pm

There is always something to do in Bellingham.

Maybe it’s a late night show downtown or a daytime event for the family. Regardless of what it is you’re looking for, you’ll find something.

If you’re looking to find an event to attend, one of the easiest and most convenient places to go is Facebook to see what events have been published. You…

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 9:04am

Introducing the Alternate Workweek Schedule Information Guide for both employees and supervisors! In it you will find useful information such as:

How to request an alternate workweek schedule How to report alternate workweek schedules on time sheets when there’s a holiday CBA Language FAQs

We hope you find it helpful! 

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 2:23pm

Some circumstances may require that you approve your employee’s time sheet in PHATIME rather than Web4U. 

This will occur if your employee reports any of the following on their timesheet:

Call Back Pay Hours Worked Over Appt Percent Holiday Premium Pay Overtime Pay Stand By Pay

For instructions on how to approve timesheets in PHATIME, see page 15 of the…

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 10:17am

Just a reminder that as per the 2015-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreements, employees are to be cashed out for any comp and/or holiday comp above 60 hours (160 hours for Campus Police) as of June 30, 2017.  The cash out will appear on their July 10, 2017 paycheck. 

Departments can run the PWRCLVE report in Banner to view the comp time balances for each of their employees.…

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:40am

Have you used your Community Service Day yet this year?

Using your Community Service Day is a great way to participate in community service, including volunteer work on behalf of schools, community or charitable organizations, and organized volunteer events. The Community Service Day is available for permanent Classified & Professional staff employees until June 30th. It…