Campus News

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:45am

Western’s Student Transportation program recently implemented a real-time Shuttle Tracker App and website by Ride Systems, for students who want up-to-the-minute arrival times and location information for the Late Night Shuttle.

The Late Night Shuttle operates 7 days a week during the academic year when classes are in session, serving campus, residence halls, and local shopping and entertainment venues.  Students must show a valid Western ID to board.

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:12am


WWU student Sharalyn Sentinella will present black and white photography highlighting a culture of rebellion and self-expression in Greece in the WWU B Gallery in the Fine Arts Building, on Monday, Feb. 5, at 2:30 p.m.

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 9:45am

The AS Club Activities Office will be hosting Club Showcase in Red Square, every day 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 12-23 (except for Feb. 19, which is President's Day). Each day will feature a different set of clubs providing information about their meetings and events. Free donuts and vegan snacks available if you talk to a club!

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:44am

The Legislature is considering legislation this session to delink services and activities (S&A) fee increases from undergraduate resident tuition increases at public four-year universities. S&A fees are used to fund a host of student activities and programs at Western and other higher education institutions, and current statute limits S&A fee increases from exceeding the rate of increase authorized for resident undergraduate tuition.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 8:53am

Western Washington University is presenting the “Back to the Sandbox: Art and Radical Pedagogy Black History Month Summit” on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9-10.

Events, which are all free and open to the public, will be in the Performing Arts Center, Concert Hall and at Wilson Library.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 4:40pm

WWU's "Back to the Sandbox: Art and Radical Pedagogy Black History Month Summit" program will consist of a wide array of activities, offerings, dates, and locations over the course of the weekend:


Friday, Feb. 9: Performing Arts Center

6:30 PM - Welcome Reception & Art Exhibit– Main Lobby

            Welcome:       Dean Horacio Walker, Woodring College of Education

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:07pm

Human Resources has added the following name to the list of employees who are eligible to receive shared leave in accordance with RCW 41.04.650:

  • Andrea Date

Employees may donate vacation leave, accrued sick leave and personal holiday leave as long as the donations don’t cause them to fall below the minimum balances. Leave donation forms are available online.

Questions regarding shared leave may be directed to Human Resources at ext. 3774.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:23am

The BECU Foundation is currently accepting applications for its annual scholarships.

This year, The BECU Foundation is recognizing and awarding $2,500 scholarships to full-time high school seniors and undergraduates currently enrolled in an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical college or university, who have a passion for helping others.

A few additional facts include:

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:11am

Julie Barber, senior shellfish biologist for the Swinomish Indian Tribe, will present "The Swinomish Shellfish Program: Management, Research, and Restoration Efforts" as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.1 in Academic Center West room AW-204 on the Western Washington University campus.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 9:57am

​WWU Assistant Professor of English, literary artist, and author of "Overpour" Jane Wong is the 2017 recipient of the James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award from the The Artist Trust | Frye Art Museum Consortium. The prize recognizes artists in all disciplines whose work demonstrates exceptional originality and is intended to advance the creative work of an outstanding individual artist.