Campus News

Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 9:50am

Business Services is in the process of performing a long overdue necessary upgrade to the Marketplace and its connection to Banner. The upgrade will take place during the week of Thanksgiving and a few days beyond. The timeline for the shutdown is as follows:

Nov. 21 - 23 - No new orders in Marketplace - Procurement will assist in moving existing orders through the system during this…

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 9:28am

All Western Washington University (WWU) employees are invited to the WWU Lunch & Learn Zoom series, taking place from noon to 12:55 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month from October-May. In the second year of Lunch & Learn, we are shifting the focus away from HR and COVID-19 related information and moving towards content promoting the health and wellbeing of everyone at Western. We…

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 8:52am

The Bellingham Fire Department will conduct an on-campus training on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Communications Facility tunnel area. Fire trucks will be seen parked in the AI parking lot and south part of 19G. 

Western hosting pair of free events for National Geography Awareness Week

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 10:58am

This week is National Geography Awareness Week! The Environmental Studies Department is hosting two free events open to all students, with no previous experience necessary. Please join us to celebrate the significance of space and place and the power of spatial knowledge! We will have a humanitarian mapping workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 5-7 p.m. in Arntzen Hall 16, and an introduction to…

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 10:42am

Western's Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Program, a part of the university's College of Business and Economics, will hold an info session from 5-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15 in Parks Hall 441. Pizza and refreshments will be provided.

The MSCM program boasts 100% job placement rates, average starting salaries of around $64,000 a year, and two paid internships before graduation…

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 10:39am

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 employees are eligible to receive shared leave donations:

Eric Mastor Anonymous

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 10:10am

FSAs allow you to set aside pretax money from your paycheck to pay for out-of-pocket health care costs. DCAP allows you to also set aside pretax money from your paycheck to pay for qualifying childcare or elder care expenses. If you want to participate in the Medical FSA, Limited Purpose FSA, or DCAP for 2023, you must enroll during annual open enrollment even if you are not changing your…

Law school info fair set for November 17

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 10:03am

Students interested in attending law school are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Virtual Law School Info Fair, which will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17th within Handshake. Hosted by the Career Services Center and UW Law School, this event provides valuable opportunities for students of all majors to explore programs and gather information and…

Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 10:25am

The policy on Reducing the Risk Associated with the Use of Alcohol and Other Drugs  has been approved and is effective as of November 8, 2022. Please see the “See Also” section for related standards. This policy replaces  POL-U7400.01 Policy Concerning Alcohol and Other Drugs.

Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 9:08am

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program where people come together across the country to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness. Participating groups spend the week holding a series of educational, service, fundraising, and advocacy events.

Hunger and Homelessness happens across the country, even at Western.…