Campus News

the Fall Career Fair will be held Oct. 21

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:48am

Are you a WWU student looking for job or internship opportunities? Meet with dozens of employers who want to connect with students of all majors and class levels at the WWU Career & Internship Fair | All Industries: Friday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the MAC Gym inside the Wade King Student Recreation Center. 

The entire WWU Community, including students, alumni, and campus…

Monday, October 3, 2022 - 11:32am

Dear Campus Community, 

Western Washington University plans to test its Western Alert emergency communications system at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, and also conduct a campus lockdown, or act of violence, drill. The Western Alert system is a group of ways to reach students, faculty and staff with important safety information. 

Lockdown Drill: In conjunction with the test of…

Daniel Hsu plays a piano in a darkened concert hall

Friday, September 30, 2022 - 9:35am

Western Washington University’s prestigious Sanford-Hill Piano Series returns to live performances with a trio of concerts this academic year. The first pianist is 2017 Cliburn Bronze Medalist Daniel Hsu, who will perform on Oct. 12 in place of Anna Geniushene who was unable to perform because of a family emergency.

The 25-year-old Hsu will perform works by Schumann, Beethoven, and…

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 1:12pm

Western Community,

Registration is open for the Western Washington University Employee Language Program workshops, with sessions starting in the third week of the quarter and running through the week of December 2nd. Open to all Western employees, these workshops support faculty and staff through professional development and encourage multicultural outreach and awareness. Language…

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 1:02pm

Two new university policies have been approved:

Using Lived Name Across University Operations is effective as of Sept. 26

Administering Institutional  Space is effective as of Sept. 28

Please see the “Policy Information” section in each link for supporting procedure.

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 10:09am

From the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs 

Refer to the RSP website for additional information, proposal guidelines, and application forms. 


The deadlines listed below are for the dates that applications (eSign forms) with attached proposal materials are due to RSP (submitted on your behalf by your College Dean). You should work with your Department Chair and…

The Zero Energy Design Designation logo has stylized buildings with a sun behind them

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 11:22am

Western Washington University’s bachelor’s degree in Energy, Science, and Technology has been named to the U.S. Department of Energy’s first cohort of ‘Zero Energy Design Designation’ (ZEDD) colleges and universities. 

Western joins 11 other institutions to receive this honor, and is the only U.S. institution west of the Rockies to be named to the initial cohort. It is the only program…

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 11:02am

Notice of Public Hearing: Chapter 516-38 WAC, Career Services 

Western Washington University is proposing amendments to its Washington Administrative Code (WAC) rules. A public hearing will be held October 11, 2022, at 11 a.m. Virtual public hearings necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic have proven effective in allowing greater public access, eliminating the burden of physical travel, and…

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 10:56am

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs  

Research and Creative Opportunities internal grant applications are accepted during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters. Please note that decisions are shared with applicants at the end of each quarter, and you should plan accordingly. For example, if you plan to complete your project/research during Spring quarter it would be best to apply for…

Alma Clark Glass Hall is let from the interior as dusk settles over the campus

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 10:42am

Alma Clark Glass Hall has won the highest level of recognition, Honor Awards, from both the American Institute of Architects Washington Council (AIAWA), in the Civic Design category, and from the Northwest & Pacific AIA. The Civic Design Awards celebrate quality design arising from collaboration between architects and their civic clients. According to the AIAWA website, the awarded…