Campus News

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 9:03am

Western Washington University plans to test its Western Alert emergency communications system at 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, and also conduct a campus lockdown, or act of violence, drill. The Western Alert system is a group of ways to reach students, faculty and staff with important safety information. 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 8:36am

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory until 6 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30 for western Whatcom County and San Juan County. The weather service says winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph can be expected. The winds will peak late tonight and ease towards Thursday morning.

Use care walking through the arboretum or under trees on Western's main campus as well as at Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 11:55am

Do you enjoy making videos, know something about cybersecurity, and want to earn a $50 gift card to the University Bookstore? If so, enter Western’s 2021 Cybersecurity Awareness Month contest for students! 

To enter: 

  1. Make a video of less than 5 minutes on some information security topic. 

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 11:45am

It’s fitting that “Let’s Get Things Started” is the rallying cry for the current recruitment campaign - it’s also a great mindset to take with us as we embark on yet another unprecedented year of recruiting, admitting, welcoming and serving students.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 10:38am

With election season looming, Western employees are reminded of prohibitions regarding use of state resources and political campaigns.

Here are some basic rules to keep in mind:

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 10:13am

Flyer with details of the Alma Clark Glass Hall dedication ceremonyWestern's campus community is invited to the virtual dedication of Alma Clark Glass Hall, Western Washington University’s newest residence hall.

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 11:39am

Western Washington University Professor of Piano Jeffrey Gilliam and violinist Hal Grossman will perform duos featuring new American works in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. The concert is free and open to the public. Seating capacity may be limited and masks are required at all times while in the Performing Arts Center.

The duo will perform Compositions by Interlochen composer Steve Larson, University of Oklahoma composer Marvin Lamb, Indiana University composer Bernard Heiden as well as with the Dvorak Sonatina.

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 11:31am

Western Washington University is one of seven universities — and the first in the Northwest — to have adopted the Okanagan Charter and joined the United States Health Promoting Campuses Network, which calls on higher-education institutions to embed health into all aspects of campus culture and to lead health-promotion action and collaboration locally and globally.

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:17pm

Welcome to the WebTech Monthly News for August 2021!

September Drupal Training Sessions Available

Are you new to editing a Drupal site? Or are you a current Drupal user that wants to improve your editing game? There are Drupal training sessions in September still open for sign-up:

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 11:25am

Beginning October 18, 2021, Western will be implementing new requirements for visitors to campus. This will require certain visitors to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test result. All visitors must continue to wear a mask in buildings and in crowded outdoor areas.