Campus News

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 11:42am

The  Executive Policy Group Earthquake Tabletop Exercise is scheduled for Thursday, April 14, 8:30-11:30 a.m. and is jointly presented by the Department of Risk, Ethics, Safety, and Resilience and the Department of Public Safety.  The earthquake scenario-based tabletop exercise will help Western meet some of its Clery Act requirements.    

The focus of this exercise is for executive-…

A memorial in Holli's memory at Facilities Maintenance
Holli smiles at the camera

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 10:29am

<Content warning: The following In Memoriam piece contains language regarding domestic violence and suicide>


WWU Control Technician Holli Brawley, who had worked at Western since 2014, passed away on Thursday, March 31.

The circumstances surrounding Brawley’s death are particularly tragic, as she was the victim of domestic violence, with her husband then taking…

Poster has details about the spring career fair

Monday, April 11, 2022 - 12:42pm

Our final career and internship fair of the academic year is Thursday, April 21 from noon to 4 p.m. on Handshake! Over 45 employers are already registered for the Spring Career & Internship Fair—with more joining every day!

Find a job or internship with employers promoting opportunities or come to build your network! Register today and select 1:1 and group sessions with recruiters…

Monday, April 11, 2022 - 12:07pm

Western's Counseling and Wellness Center will host a training for faculty and staff to assist with students who may be in crisis.

Created by the JED Foundation, this training, called "You Can Help a Student," includes a general overview of mental health issues in college and the importance of staff and faculty reaching out to students who may be in crisis. Participants will learn…

Monday, April 11, 2022 - 12:06pm

The Provost Office is accepting student speaker nominations of winter, spring, and summer graduates for June 2022 Commencement. Being the student commencement speaker is an opportunity to convey a message of encouragement and congratulations, share common experience and insights, and inspire fellow graduates to carry their WWU education with pride into the world. 


Monday, April 11, 2022 - 10:31am

The Student Technology Fee (STF) Committee asks for student, faculty, and staff comments on the Tech Initiatives proposals for the current academic year. Comments are due May 4. 

The twelve proposals are posted on the STF website for your review. Please send your comments by May 4 to the STF Committee at 

Your voice is important! Comments from the Western…

Monday, April 11, 2022 - 10:28am

The Registrar's Office website has been updated with Winter 2022 student achievement results.


The numbers are as of 4/11/22:

520 winter 2022 degrees awarded

955 students with honors for winter 2022


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Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:04pm

Statement of Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration:

I am pleased to announce that local Social Security offices will restore in-person services, including for people without an appointment, on April 7, 2022.

To avoid waiting in line, I strongly encourage people, who can, to use our online services at, call us, and schedule…

Friday, April 8, 2022 - 1:49pm

The Sustainability Engagement Institute facilitates the Viking Supported Agriculture (VSA) program to connect the campus community to local food producers who deliver boxes of their fresh items directly to our office in High Street Hall or to neighborhood locations in Bellingham. You can learn more about the benefits of connecting to farmers and food producers in this way at Sustainable…

Friday, April 8, 2022 - 12:39pm

The application for the 2022-23 Student Trustee position is now open. Students in all majors and from all backgrounds with a desire to serve the WWU community are encouraged to apply. Interested in applying? You are invited to attend the Board of Trustees meeting, Friday, April 22, between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. in Old Main 340 to observe the board in action and meet the current trustees.