Campus News

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:11pm

Western Washington University's Associated Students Board of Directors has passed the following statement in light of recent events in Charlottesville and around the country:


A Resolution Regarding White Supremacy and the Role of Ethnic Studies in Higher Education August 2017

WHEREAS, a group of white supremacists marched at the Unite the Right rally at the University of Virginia on August 11, 2017, which has resulted in extreme racist violence and harm, claiming the lives of three individuals; and,

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 3:46pm

Use coupon code WWU2017 to receive a $15 driving credit from Zipcar. Use your Zipcar account between now and Aug. 31, 2017, to redeem your coupon. The driving credit is good for one month after the day that the coupon is redeemed. Not a Zipcar member? Sign up now and take advantage of this offer.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:13am

You are invited to celebrate Terry Dayton's 46 years of dedicated service to Western Washington University.

When:  August 25, 2017
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  Old Main Solarium (Fifth floor, room 590)

Following the celebration there will be a tour of the Digital Media Center,
one of Terry's projects.

Please join us!


Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 1:05pm

Melynda Huskey, our new vice president for Enrollment and Student Services, extends an invitation to join her in the Solarium, OM 590,  for the opportunity to meet you and say, “Hello!” This reception will be held on Thursday, August 31, from 2 to 4 p.m. Light refreshments provided.

If you know you will stop by, please send a “yes” to Melynda’s assistant,, by Monday, August 28, to help out our friends in catering services.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:59pm

Contact: Chris Casquilho, Western Washington University’s College of Fine and Performing Arts manager of Marketing and Special Events at (360) 650-2829, or

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:51pm

Roll up your sleeves and get involved in Do Good in Your Neighborhood Day Sept. 30 from 1 to 5 p.m. The event is an opportunity to build connections with your neighbors while doing some good in the Happy Valley and York neighborhoods.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:34pm

The 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens on Oct. 1.  Mark your calendars now!

If you have any questions about the FAFSA or general financial aid questions, please contact the Financial Aid Department. You can also follow them on twitter @WWUFinAid for important updates and deadlines!

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:18pm

Monday August 21, following Summer commencement, work will begin on multiple parking lots around campus. Please see below for lot impact, closure duration, and parking instructions for the specific lots.


7G – Partial Closure

Dates of construction: August 21 – August 27

Nature of construction/closure: Sections of lot 7G will be closed for repair.

Parking instructions during construction:

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2:46pm

Dear Western Community,

I was horrified and deeply saddened by the tragic events in Charlottesville this past weekend. Acts of racism, Nazism, white nationalism and similar ilk have no place in society.

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2:40pm

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: