Campus News

Racks of clothes and shoes inside the Career Closet

Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 12:00pm

Do you have a surplus of professional clothing looking for a new purpose? Consider donating to Western's Career Closet.

The WWU Career Closet allows Western students and alumni to “shop” for professional clothing — for free! Originally started as a free student resource within the College of Business & Economics, the Career Closet was relocated to the Career Services Center and…

A recent Western grad hugs her family as her father takes a picture of her in Red Square

Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 11:51am

Western Washington University will host three commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 10 to celebrate graduates and their families.

About 769 undergraduate and graduate students are completing their degrees fall quarter. Saturday’s Commencement ceremonies in Carver will honor graduates from fall and summer quarters along with more than 100 alumni who graduated in virtual ceremonies from…

The front facade of Wilson library; the sun is reflected in the windows

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:52am

Western Libraries will be open during the intersession (Dec.10 through Jan. 2, 2023) Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed weekends, holidays (Dec. 26 and Jan 2) and closed from Dec. 27-30. 

The Wilson north entrance to the library will be closed beginning Dec. 10, but the library will be accessible during open hours via the Haggard entrance. 

Library…

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:03am

Central Services/Campus Logistics/Surplus Property Operations has released a new e-sign form to be used when submitting requests for their services.

This new form will be easier to use while enhancing the tracking of submitted requests, identifying surplus pickup fees, verifying expenses, improving billing practices, and reconciling to month-end budgets. 

The current request…

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 10:05am

WWU Dining Services and the Office of Student Life will host a Pop-up Food Pantry today from 2-4 p.m. on the 6th floor of the VU.

Find out more at the Office of Student Life's Basic Needs website here.

Monday, December 5, 2022 - 12:04pm

Western will host and participate in an all-day emergency response training and exercise on Friday, Dec. 16 that will involve University Police, Bellingham Police, and Bellingham Fire Department personnel, as well as members of the Western staff and administration. The training will include as close to real scenarios with responders performing their duties as expected during a real incident.…

Monday, December 5, 2022 - 11:42am

The Washington State Employee Assistance Program (EAP) just released a new Community Violence: Support and Resources guide for all state employees. View and download it by clicking on the attached file at right.

Monday, December 5, 2022 - 11:22am

Friday Dec. 9 is the last day of COVID testing at College Hall.  COVID testing will move to the Student Health Center beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3.  COVID testing is free while supplies last.

Students experiencing significant symptoms (cough, fever, loss of taste/smell) should call the Student Health Center during business hours at 360-650-3400 and ask to speak to a nurse.  You can also…

A bus makes its way down High Street towards the bus stop in the snow

Monday, December 5, 2022 - 10:46am

Take the bus to work! Reduce noise, air pollution, and keep dollars in your bank account by taking the bus to work. Riding the bus even 1-2 times a week will make a difference. Not sure if the bus will work for you? Transportation Services can help you plan your bus commute. 

Request a winter quarter employee bus pass using this Bus Pass Request esign form. It still costs only $23 per…

Friday, December 2, 2022 - 11:29am

Making plans to see friends and loved ones for the holidays? Now is a great time to take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the flu. The COVID-19 pandemic is still impacting our communities, and with a severe flu season upon us, it’s important to take steps to protect yourself, your friends and loved ones. 

3 WEEKS BEFORE YOU GATHER: 

Get your flu shot and your fall COVID-19…