Campus News

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 11:54am

Following the decision to further reduce the number of in-person classes on Thursday, July 30, Housing updated their occupancy standards to adhere to new safety standards guided by University, local and state health officials. 

As of Friday, July 31:  

  • All residence halls are single-occupancy rooms only fall quarter 

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 9:50am

As a follow-up to President Randhawa's message about Fall quarter changes, Human Resources wants to ensure we are providing you with as much support as possible. In doing so we have gathered information and resources from your comments and feedback. Feel free to reach out to Human Resources at any time with questions. Please read on to learn more about:

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 9:09am

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:

  • Kathy Brog
  • Benjamin Heezen
  • Sarah Neugebauer
  • Alena Washburn


Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 11:16am

Dear WWU Students and Families,

We hope you are all well and safe. I am writing to provide an update as you prepare for fall quarter.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 2:35pm

The PEBB Program's limited open enrollment ends this Friday, July 31. If you want to make some changes to your PEBB benefits, you must do it this week. Changes are effective on August 1,2020.

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 1:45pm

portrait of Tom WhiteIn community partnership with the Holocaust Center for Humanity in Seattle, Western's Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity is pleased to announce a free online event on Tuesday, July 28, from noon to 1 p.m., when Tom White, coordinator of Educational Outreach for the Cohen

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 10:20am

Fidelity will host two upcoming webinars/workshops this summer. 

Wednesday, July 29 at 11 a.m.: Navigating Market Volatility

With the market’s recent downturns, you may be concerned about the retirement savings you’ve worked so hard to build potentially being in jeopardy.

Join the Navigating Market Volatility webinar and get answers to questions like these:

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:46pm

At this time, Western Libraries’ buildings remain closed to library patrons through the summer; however, the library continues to be open online.  As we look ahead to the upcoming academic year, it is too early to know precisely what fall quarter will look like in terms of opening up access to library buildings and spaces. 

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 2:51pm

Kathy Louzao, administrative assistant to the Dean of Students, retired effective July 7 after more than 20 years of service to the Western community.

Kathy started as a temporary employee in the Equal Opportunity Office, and became a permanent employee in the Viking Union as the Information Desk Coordinator in 1999. Kathy showed such potential that she was made temporary Secretary Lead the very next day! Kathy continued to serve in an administrative support capacity for many years until she was promoted to administrative assistant to the Dean of Students Ted Pratt.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 11:33am

Dear Western Community,