Campus News

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 9:30am

Western's Institute for Critical Disability Studies will host its first event of the academic year, with a virtual roundtable on disability intersections Saturday, Oct. 16, from 1:30-3 p.m.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 8:57am

Western's Provost Office is now accepting nominations for student speakers of summer and fall graduates for the Dec. 11 Fall Commencement; all nominations are due by Wednesday, Oct. 20. Being the student commencement speaker is an opportunity to convey a message of encouragement and congratulations, share common experience and insights, and inspire fellow graduates to carry their WWU education with pride into the world. 

Who is eligible?

To be eligible to be a student speaker at commencement, students must: 

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 10:34am

October is National Cybersecurity Month!

COVID-19 has forced us into a reality we could not have imagined just a year ago. Because so much of our existence is online, it is more important than ever that we protect our data and privacy online. Western’s Information Security Office is here with some help to keep you safe.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 10:21am

Despite the significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Western Washington University’s fall enrollment numbers held steady with the previous year, while posting record gains for diversity, its Graduate School, and a sizeable increase in its first-year class over Fall 2020.

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 1:04pm

Led by staff in the Student Health Center, Counseling and Wellness Center, and LGBTQ+ Western, student services colleagues have created a Gender-Affirming Care Team to best coordinate holistic health and wellness care for gender-diverse students. Services provided include:  programming to support positive identity development, a

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 11:35am

As a part of Western's Wise & Well U program, the Benefits Department will hold a flu shot clinic for employees on Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.

To make this convenient as possible, pharmacists from Fred Meyer will be on-site to administer the vaccinations. 

Please read below for instructions on when to show up and what you will need to bring with you.


Friday, October 8, 2021 - 9:30am

October 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:

  • Wednesday, October 13; 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. 

  • Thursday, October 14; 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 8:48am

What do Compass Health, Enterprise, Kohls, PACCAR and the Peace Corps have in common? 

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 12:54pm

Western Professor of Linguistics Kristin Denham and Assistant Professor of Linguistics Jordan Sandoval have published a new book that introduces the study of language for undergraduate and beginning graduate students who would like to further their linguistics studies.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 12:29pm

This fall and winter, it’s more important than ever to reduce the spread of respiratory illnesses such as the seasonal flu. Getting vaccinated against the flu protects you, your family, and your community, and it lessens the burden on our healthcare systems and the providers who are continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Western is offering on-campus flu clinics in October so employees and students can get their flu shot without having to leave campus.