Campus News

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:18am

The Career Services Center Open House


When: Wednesday, October 16 from 2-5 p.m.

Where: WWU Career Services Center in  Old Main 280

Mark your calendar and consider stopping by to see our new Career Closet (free professional clothing for students/alumni; see below), meet our staff, and explore exciting opportunities and resources…as well as tasty treats!


Open to the entire Western Community!

Detailed invitation to follow.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 4:06pm

Dear Western Community,

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 10:58am

On Oct. 16-18,  Western Washington University will host an on-site accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for its RN-to-BSN program. 

In compliance with CCNE requirements, we invite you to submit written feedback (in English per CCNE) for the CCNE evaluation team regarding WWU's program.  All feedback is confidential and shared only with CCNE, and should be sent to::


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Attn: Third-Party Comments

655 K St., NW, Suite 750

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 8:58am

Search committee chair Francisco Rios is pleased to announce that the Executive Director of the Institute for Global Engagement Search Committee has concluded its review and evaluation of the applications and has selected three strongly qualified candidates to invite to campus for interviews beginning Aug. 12. Information about the candidates is below, along with the schedule for the forums open to the campus community. The finalists’ resumes are available for review – please contact Jenny Sidwell.

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 10:18am

Since 2008, Western EHS has taken additional steps to monitor the campus’ drinking water. While there is no federal law requiring universities to test their drinking water, Western determined it in the best interest of the campus community to test priority sites on campus.

Western’s Drinking Water Management Program covers all campus buildings with many locations already having been sampled.

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 9:35am


The events that transpired during the past week in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio reiterate the fact that no community is safe from atrocities borne of hatred, racism, provocative media and divisive politics that feed off of xenophobic fears.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 9:57am

Campus Community,

We want to notify you of an upcoming road closure that may affect your commute to campus. On August 8th starting at 8:00 AM ending at 11:00 AM, the north and south lanes of South College Drive will be partially shut down.  The tennis courts, baseball fields and all-purpose field access will be maintained through East College Way from the north.

Thank you for your understanding and patience while we work towards improving students’ lives at Western Washington University.

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:12am

Pursuant to a Presidential Proclamation, Acting Governor Cyrus Habib hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff immediately, in memory of the victims of the tragedy in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

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, July 31, 2019 - 9:27am

Laurie Trautman, the Director of WWU’s Border Policy Research Institute (BPRI), has been appointed a two year position as a Global Fellow with the Woodrow Wilson Center. This prestigious fellowship will connect the research conducted by BPRI on the Canada – U.S. border with a national and global network of practitioners, policy-makers, and thought leaders. 

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 1:44pm

Campus offices interested in participating in this year's AS Fall Info Fair may sign up on the Western Involvement Network. The registration form is available under the Forms tab after signing in using your Western credentials. Dates are Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 23 and 24, and will be held in Red Square or Viking Union 6th floor in the case of rain.