Campus News

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:14am

Divisional budget requests for state funding in the 2019-2021 biennium are now up on the Budget Office website in the Budget Forum where they are open for comment.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 1:22pm

A group of WWU students led by Ben Hodson have created and posted a video on YouTube to raise awareness for My Freedom Day and funds for the International Justice Mission, an NGO working to end human trafficking and modern-day slavery.

The musicians in the video are all Western music students, including Hodson on trumpet. Hodson said he hopes fellow students and the campus community will ponder the following question: What makes you feel free?

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 1:03pm

From March 1 through March 31, 2019, WWU employees have a one-time open enrollment opportunity for Optional long-term disability (LTD) insurance. During this time, you may enroll in Optional LTD or reduce your waiting period without providing evidence of insurability (proof of good health).

Are you asking yourself, “Do I need Optional LTD insurance?” If so, consider how financially prepared you are for a disabling event, like an illness, injury, or an accident. LTD insurance protects you from loss of income in the event that you are unable to work for along period of time.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:43am

Join us as the WWU Alumni Association kicks off our 2nd annual March Membership Month. Memberships support scholarships, creates networking experiences for students and alumni, and helps keep the Viking community connected through exciting events and programs.

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 9:57am

We are pleased to announce that the 26th Annual Employee Art Show will exhibit at the Allied Arts Gallery, 1418 Cornwall Ave. in downtown Bellingham, May 20 – June 1.  

Opening Reception and Exhibit Hours:

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 9:29am

Employees have a one-time open enrollment opportunity to enroll in optional LTD insurance or make changes to your waiting period without evidence of insurability. If you missed out on the opportunity to enroll in optional LTD in your first 31 days of eligibility, then this is your chance. You have until March 31, 2019 to sign up or make changes.

Human Resources will offer four information sessions to answer any questions you have regarding LTD. We"ll go over what LTD is, how much it costs, and what changes you can make during this special one-time open enrollment.

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 9:27am

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:

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 9:23am

The policy below is currently posted for 30-day campus review from March 5 – April 4, 2019.

POL-U6500.02 Using Social Media at Western

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 9:11am

GPH logoJoin WWU's brain-stretching outdoor adventure race: The WWU Great Puzzle Hunt!

Discounted early-bird registrations end March 17; regular registration ends April 11; $5 for students*, $10 for non-Students* – build teams of up to six participants.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 11:22am

WWU’s 6th Annual Irwin Slesnick STEM Education Symposium will be held on Friday, April 26 on the WWU campus, and is free and open to the public.