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Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 10:58am

Please join University Residences introducing the Western community to Black Affinity Housing from 10-11 a.m. on Friday, April 9.

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 10:40am

Residence Life is currently searching for Resident Advisors (RA) or Apartment Advisors (AA) and an Inclusion Assistant (IA) for the 2021-2022 academic year!  

Applications are now open at!    

Candidates are encouraged to review the position description, application timeline, application requirements, and required qualifications.  All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 25.   

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 11:58am

Pursuant to presidential messaging, Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities continue to remain lowered to half-staff, in honor and remembrance of Congressman Alcee Hastings, of Florida.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

Please notify all of your field offices and facilities around the state.

Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 8:32am

The New Student Services/Family Outreach office would like to share follow-up information related to the upcoming virtual Orientation, Advising, and Registration programs for new students. Specific dates for the Summer Quarter and Fall Quarter Advising & Registration (A&R) sessions have now been confirmed.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 11:34am

Welcome to the March edition of WebTech News!

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 10:12am

The ASWWU Office of Civic Engagement is currently collecting survey responses from students on what local (Bellingham/Whatcom County) issues they find to be the most important.  The results will be used to guide the agenda for this year's Local Lobby Day. 

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 9:46am

One area of concern that was brought out in the recent state safety survey was the number of employees who are not aware of how to get ergonomic assistance for their work. Western's Environmental Health and Safety office would like to remind everyone that this assistance is definitely available, whether you are working remotely or on campus. Contact Bruce Boyer at 360-650-2947 or to discuss your concerns or schedule a remote evaluation.

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 10:29am

WWU Faculty and Staff are encouraged to participate in the faculty/staff workshop series presented by the staff at the Career Services Center.  Participants will: 

Friday, April 2, 2021 - 2:34pm

While the library buildings are not open for student use during spring quarter, students may still request and borrow library materials, access online collections, and utilize library resources. The Libraries offers its full suite of services online, and there are several study spaces and computer labs on campus that students may use. For example:

Friday, April 2, 2021 - 12:49pm

Western's Center for Canadian-American Studies is running a student photo contest and is looking for entries by May 3.

The winning photo will be featured on the Center's webpage, and the student will receive a $150 prize and a copy of the book "Bridging the Longest Border," by Don Alper, former director of the Center. A runner-up photo will also be featured on the webpage and receive a copy of Don Alper's book.