Campus News

Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 5:26pm

The policy below posted for 30-day campus review from May 5-June 4, 2022.



POL-U5710.02 -Administering Institutional Space

This policy was reviewed by groups and individuals across campus and revised to reflect their input. A 30-day comment period is required prior to the final draft review by the University Policy and Rules Review…

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 10:27am

The Social Security Administration is providing a free workshop to Western employees on Wednesday, May 18, from 10-11 a.m.

This workshop, Social Security 101: Everything You Wanted to Know, will be on Zoom. The material presented will be most relevant to employees who are nearing retirement and will be collecting Social Security and/or enrolling in Medicare in the next…

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 9:04am

May and June Drupal Training Sessions Available

Are you new to editing a Drupal site? Or are you a current Drupal user that wants to improve your editing game? There are Beginning Drupal training sessions in May and June:

Wednesday May 25, 2 - 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 9 - 11 a.m. Wednesday June 8, 9 - 11 a.m.

Learn more and reserve your spot at the Beginning Drupal training…

Heino Hulsey-Vincent stands in a lab with beakers in the background
An image of the roundworms Heino Hulsey-Vincent uses for his research

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 4:39pm

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University. Interested in reading in-depth stories about science and research at Western? Go to Gaia, the university's online journal of research, discovery and scholarship, and…

Portrait of Anna Adeola Makanju

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 1:24pm

Western students are invited to build their skills at the university’s first Student Leadership Symposium from 12-5 p.m. Friday, May 13, with more opportunities for learning at Student Leadership Development Sessions running from May 6-26.

The symposium, titled Leadership in Transition: Centering Wellbeing, will focus on how we can prioritize our wellbeing while helping those around us…

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 9:51am

Bellingham Public Library has engaged a public library consulting firm, Godfrey’s Associates, Inc., to assess the City’s current Library facilities and future community needs. The public is invited to participate in a Community Survey to share input about Bellingham Public Library service and facilities.

The Bellingham Public Library Community Survey is available online in English and…

poster has the web location for the university catalog

Monday, May 2, 2022 - 3:02pm

Make sure to check out the 2022-23 Western Washington University Catalog before fall registration begins. The catalog includes:

All curriculum available for the 2022-23 academic year; Updated homepage; New programs of study and updates to colleges and academic departments; More than 200 new courses, and more.

The Western Washington University catalog website is the official…

Monday, May 2, 2022 - 1:49pm

Notice of Public Hearing:  Chapter 516-35 WAC, use of university property -freedom of expression and assembly; Chapter 516-36 WAC, use of university property - scheduling and general use; WAC 516-52-020 weapons and armaments prohibited 

Western Washington University is proposing amendments to its Washington Administrative Code rules related to use of university property and weapons and…

Monday, May 2, 2022 - 9:04am

May is Bike Month! 

May 1-31 - Bike Everywhere Challenge – This is Western’s 6th Challenge!

Sign up now - start  a team or join an existing WWU team that would love to have you Team captains are impressive. It is super easy to be a team captain – Click on “Join/Create a Team” Enter a team name that includes WWU (for example: WWU Pedal Pushers, so Western teams can find…

Friday, April 29, 2022 - 9:32am

Human Resources at Western Washington University has updated the list of employees who are in need of, and eligible to, receive shared leave in accordance with the Requesting and Donating Shared Leave policy (POL-U5410.06).

The following employee is eligible to receive shared leave donations:

Jeffrey Keen

The following leave may be donated:  Any amount of vacation…