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Campus News

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 11:14am

The COVID Clearance Status system used to track daily health screens and COVID testing for students with an on-campus presence will be disabled after noon on Friday, June 11.

Students will no longer see notifications from the system or be able to fill out daily attestations. All Clearances will show Yellow over the weekend and move to Blue (N/A) on Monday morning. The COVID Clearance Status system will be reactivated beginning Fall Quarter based on further guidance from the WA State Department of Health.

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 10:14am

Western Libraries will continue to offer its full suite of services to WWU students, staff, and faculty online during summer quarter. Library buildings will remain closed to the public, but on-site pickup and mail delivery of library materials remains available, as does online access to the Tutoring Center, and the Hacherl Research & Writing Studio. 

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 12:20pm

Starting Monday, June 7 and for about two weeks, the sidewalk on High Street at the corner of College Hall and the access road, and across the street from High Street Hall, will be reconstructed. Lydig Construction is demolishing and reinstalling the concrete sidewalk as part of the pathway work from that corner to the north entry of the new residence hall. During the course of the construction, traffic on High Street in that area will be reduced to one lane. See map below.

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 10:41am

Western students in need of dental care this summer will have an option for free care, as Bellingham Technical College's Dental Clinic is looking for volunteer patients to help the college's dental hygiene students build their patient care experience.

The services offered summer quarter will include exams, x-rays, simple cleanings and sealants. Appointments are available Mondays and Fridays from July 12- August 20. There are two times available, either 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m., with appointment lasting about two and a half hours. 

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 9:38am

The Registrar’s Office is inviting faculty and staff to participate in June’s virtual commencement by submitting congratulatory messages for the ceremony chat feature. You may connect to a ceremony on Saturday, June 12 and open the chat in YouTube or you can submit congratulatory messages for our team to insert throughout the ceremonies. 

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 9:23am

Setting up a mobile-friendly workspace just got easier with Dell’s new “Collaboration Series” video conferencing monitors. You can now connect your laptop to a Dell C series monitor with just one USB-C cable to deliver audio and video in addition to charging your laptop.

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 10:05am

The Bookstore received an end-of-life notice from its current vendor that our system is going end of life as of July 2021.  This system is the backbone of the operations of the Bookstore.  The system includes our electronic point of sale (ePOS), website, registers, inventory management....everything!    

Through an official RFP (request for proposal) process, Prism|RBS was selected as our new vendor.  The Go-Live date is set for July 1 to coincide with the start of the new fiscal year.  

What this means for you:  

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 1:38pm

The Community Vaccination Center at Bellingham Technical College is offering two special College Day vaccination clinics where students and employees of local colleges can get vaccinated against COVID-19.

The College Day clinics will take place Wednesday and Thursday, June 16 and 17, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The clinics will offer Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID vaccine, so students can take care of their vaccinations before getting summer started.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 12:13pm

Dear Western Community,

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 10:13am

In response to a recent commitment from the Provost’s Office to provide full, one-time funding for next fiscal year, Western Libraries will no longer be forced to pursue subscription cancellations this year. The much-needed funds allow us to move from a reactionary stance into a more deliberate, strategic review of our subscription portfolio.