Campus News

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:

  • Cathy Cleveland
  • Heather Dodd
  • Jemma Everyhope-Roser


Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 12:57pm

NEH Summer Stipends are awarded in the amount of $6000 for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing.  The grants provide individuals with an opportunity to pursue research in the humanities that contributes to scholarly knowledge or to the public’s understanding of the humanities.  Projects should be completed during the tenure of an award or represent part of a long-term endeavor.  Recipients might eventually produce scholarly articles, a monograph on a specialized subject, a book on a broad topic, an archeological site report, a translation, an edition

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 9:30am

The Honor Roll and graduation list have been posted for the Spring 2017 academic quarter; both lists are sortable by city, state, zip code, and county.

Honor Roll:

Graduation List:

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 9:12am

On Aug. 7, 24 staff members at Western completed their STAR (Supervisor Training And Resources) requirement as supervisors on this campus by attending a special all-day training. This training covered a range of topics and issues, from understanding the hiring process to being able to increase employee engagement. We are pleased with the commitment to professional development that these people have shown.