Campus Resources

Campus Resources Directory

Need to connect with a specific campus service or resource? We've compiled the following comprehensive listing for quick reference. For additional assistance, feel free to call, email or connect with us in NSSFO!

Old Main 300, 360-650-3846, nssfo@wwu.edu, nssfo.wwu.edu

Academics

The Academic Advising & Student Achievement Center (AASAC) provides a comprehensive set of services (1) to support students’ academic advising needs, (2) to help in navigating campus resources, and (3) to gain a better understanding of Western’s academic policies. Professional and peer advisors can assist with course selection and registration, GUR reviews, choosing a major/minor, and reviewing requirements for graduation. The AASAC also provides peer mentoring and other specialized services for additional academic and personal support in meeting the holistic needs of the students we serve.

Old Main 387, 360-650-3100, https://aasac.wwu.edu/

advising@wwu.edu for advising related questions

aasac@wwu.edu for general questions directed to the center

Miller Hall 208, 360-650-3298

edabroad@wwu.edustudyabroad.wwu.edu

Facilitates study abroad opportunities for all majors and minors, for credit, in countries around the world. Financial aid and scholarships are available. exchange partners and affiliated organizations in more than 75 countries.

OM 330, 360-650-3034, honors@wwu.edu, honors.wwu.edu

A curricular pathway for motivated students to complete university graduation requirements in small, interactive courses with faculty from across campus.

Bond Hall 211A, 360-650-3813, mathematics.wwu.edu/math-center 

The Math Center provides tutoring in advanced mathematical subjects including calculus, linear algebra, statistics and differential equations.

Old Main 230, 360-650-3430, Registrar.Office@wwu.eduregistrar.wwu.edu

Handles questions concerning credit and online degree evaluations, the course catalog, registration, course requirements, adding and dropping classes, graduation requirements, commencement, grade changes, transcripts and related information requests.

360-650-3094, library.wwu.edu

Western Libraries offers students a wide range of support through a variety of services, resources, and programs, which include: research, reading, & writing assistance; math and science GUR tutoring; and access to library collections, both print and digital.

Miller Hall 214, 360.650.7544global@wwu.edu, global.wwu.edu

Leads comprehensive internationalization for WWU in the pursuit of intercultural understanding and collaboration both locally and globally.

Campus Life

Haggard Hall 123, 360-650-3333, helpdesk@wwu.edu, atus.wwu.edu/help-desk

The ATUS Help Desk provides technology support, information and reference materials via the web, email, phone and in person.

VU 752, 360-650-3110

Viking Union, 360-650-3450, as.wwu.edu

All Western students are members of the Associated Students (ASWWU) governed by elected student officials. ASWWU offers exciting ways to get involved including 200+ clubs, 45+ committee leadership opportunities and 150+ student jobs. AS Productions, KUGS 89.3 FM, the Office of Civic Engagement, Wavelength, and the Outdoor Center are just a few of the offices and places that make up ASWWU.

Check out ASofWWU on Facebook and as_wwu on Instagram.

And visit as.wwu.edu for more information.

501 High Street, 360-650-3655, bookstore.wwu.edu

The Western AS Bookstore on campus is the go-to location for course materials, textbooks, classroom supplies, Western gear and gifts. See our website for current operating information.

The WWU Associated Students Child Development Center (CDC) participates in the State's Early Achiever's Quality Rating and Improvement program.  We provide high quality care and education for children of student parents and working professionals of Western Washington University. Tuition for student families is based on income and is subsidized by the Associated Students. The CDC serves 56 children ages 2-5 each quarter. The program manager and teaching staff provide a safe and healthy environment for young children, supporting the social/emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of each child.

The CDC also supports students interested in careers in early childhood education by providing a place for service learning projects, classroom observations, practicum and internship experiences as well as educational outreach activities. Parents benefit from special events for the entire family and participation in a parent advisory board. The CDC is not only child centered, but family centered, meeting the special needs of student parents and welcoming parent involvement in the center.

For more resources and support for Western students who are parents, please see the Viking Family section in the Viking Resource Hub.  

Carver Academic, 360-650-3109, wwuvikings.com

A student athletic pass is available and provides admission to all home soccer, volleyball and basketball games. Also, join BLUE CREW and step into “Viking Territory” as Viking fans bring energy to all Western Athletic events

Wade King Student Recreation Center, 360-650-3766wp.wwu.edu/campusrec/

Offers a wide range of programs and activities, including intramural and club sports, fitness classes and more.

The Career Services Center helps students connect academic interests and strengths with careers, develop post-graduation goals, gain internship and career-related experience, and make a successful transition after graduation whether to employment or continuing education. Access to individual support and recruitment events available to current students and alumni.

Old Main 280, 360-650-3240, careers@wwu.edu, careercenter.wwu.edu

Old Main 345, 360-650-3307, crtc@wwu.edu, crtc.wwu.edu, Together Against Sexual Violence website: crtc.wwu.edu/compliance/sexual-violence

The Director of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance is Western's Title IX and ADA Coordinator. Western students have the right to an educational environment free of discrimination and harassment based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, citizenship or immigration status, pregnancy, use of protective leave, genetic status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, creed, religion, veteran or military status, disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability. Students with discrimination or harassment concerns may contact CRTC for assistance or to file a complaint.

Wilson Library 170, 360-650-3083, drs@wwu.edudisability.wwu.edu

The Disability Access Center (DAC) provides services and programs to foster equal access and full inclusion in every aspect of the student experience. The DAC is a hub for campus, academic and community resources.

Viking Union (VU) 7th Floor, 360-650-7271, as.wwu.edu/esc

The Ethnic Student Center (ESC) is an organization within ASWWU that offers resources and a safe environment where students can work on event programming, study or just hang out. The ESC supports clubs that assist students in transitioning to Western, developing cultural identity, providing a sense of community and being active in social justice.

Looking for Gender Neutral Restrooms & Facilities? Find restroom and facility locations, along with a printable map, for Western's Bellingham campus at this website: lgbtq.wwu.edu/gender-neutral-restrooms/

Western Multicultural Center, VU753, 360-650-7500, LGBTQ@wwu.edu, lgbtq.wwu.edu

LGBTQ+ Western advances the holistic thriving of diverse LGBTQ+ students, faculty and staff at Western through education, connection to resources, advocacy and celebration. We hold weekly office hours in VU753, and the LGBTQ+ Western website shares information about LGBTQ+ student groups, on and off-campus resources for LGBTQ+ students, and opportunities to study LGBTQ+ topics.

Old Main 300, 360-650-3846, nssfo@wwu.edunssfo.wwu.edu

NSSFO provides programs and services to help strengthen students and families’ connection to Western, including online resources, family weekends and more. 

VU 420, 360-650-6863, offcampusliving@wwu.eduoffcampusliving.wwu.edu

Off Campus Living is here to help students learn about renting, tenant rights and responsibilities, and to support commuter students on and off campus. We also help connect students living off campus to their neighborhood, City and WWU community.

VU 751, 360.650.2889

The Office of Multicultural Student Services (MSS) creates initiatives and programming to support Western Washington University’s strategic goals in equity, excellence, and inclusion for our students. The MSS strives to create and ensure an inclusive Western Washington University community by centering and amplifying the voice of students with underrepresented and marginalized identities and supporting student success. We do this through collaboration, celebration, advocacy, and the development of learning spaces that focus on the topics of race, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and ability. 

Old Main 240, 360-650-3706student.life@wwu.edu, osl.wwu.edu

OSL staff are here to help students who are experiencing a crisis or difficult situation. This includes sharing advice on support resources; academic and administrative policies, procedures and grievances; information on university resources; basic needs assistance; Dean’s withdrawals; and leaves of absence for non-medical emergencies. OSL is a good office to contact if a student doesn’t know where to get help.

360-650-2946, restek.info@wwu.edu, restek.wwu.edu

ResTek student consultants offer personalized computer assistance in residence halls.

Old Main 120, 360-650-2945, transportation@wwu.edu, transportation.wwu.edu

Transportation Services coordinates bus passes and late-night transportation services for students and provides bicycling support and education, commute trip reduction information, and trip planning assistance. They also manage all operations and services related to parking on campus and is involved in campus transportation planning. 

Western Washington University strives to welcome and serve undocumented students with resources and services which support their academic and co-curricular success. We recognize the challenges and barriers you have overcome to reach Western, and we look forward to celebrating your successes while you are here. Visit our website. 

https://dineoncampus.com/WWU

https://dineoncampus.com/WWU/staff

University Dining is committed to designing and delivering a full complement of excellent food services to Western’s unique higher education community.

Edens Hall First Floor, 360-650-6565, housing@wwu.edu, housing.wwu.edu/Facebook and Instagram: @wwuhousingStudents living in

University Residences engage in a community unlike any other, where they explore their passion, purpose and place at Western. Our student and professional staff serve as resources within each community to provide the tools students need to support their personal wellness and academic success.

Wilson Library 165, 360-650-3324veterans.affairs@wwu.eduwwu.edu/veteranservices

Assists with educational benefits, change of program forms, and other services to support WWU veterans.

High Street, 360-650-3120, vu.wwu.edu

The Viking Union (VU) welcomes and engages Western students, faculty, staff, and guests in building a diverse community and supporting student leadership, campus involvement and creative expression. It is the center for Associated Students (AS) organizations, activities, clubs, concerts, programs, and events. The Multicultural Center, Vendor’s Row, the Underground Coffeehouse café, and the campus post office are just a few of the many highlights when you visit.

Viking Union 755, 360-650-4133, bortuzl@wwu.edu

WSS is a program designed to increase opportunities for former foster youth and unaccompanied homeless youth to connect with one another and with a network of supports, services, workshops and group-building activities aimed at helping these students succeed and graduate.

WIN is the hub for campus events, clubs and support services across campus! Browse, start, or join over 200 clubs. Check WIN often and never miss the campus events that fit your interest. The site works great on mobile devices too!

win.wwu.edu

 

Visit Western's Calendar of featured events to locate activities on campus under the following areas of interest: 

  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Athletics
  • Career 
  • Education
  • Family Calendar
  • Social 

Health and Safety

The Bias Response Team's (BRT) role is to identify and collaboratively coordinate caring, prompt, and effective responses to bias incidents in order to:

  • support Western students, staff, and faculty who are targeted or impacted by these incidents and
  • educate the Western community about impacts and histories of such bias and actions to prevent future similar acts

The BRT does not replace or supersede processes through the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance, Student Conduct, or University Police to investigate alleged violations of university policy or civil rights or criminal law. The BRT’s role is one of support and education; the BRT does not impose discipline or sanctions. Learn more: www.wwu.edu/sebrt.

Old Main 540/560, 360-650-3164cwc.wwu.edu

The Counseling and Wellness Center offers multiple pathways for students to thrive at Western and beyond, from therapy groups and individual counseling services to drop-in wellness outreach programs to self-care resources available on our website. We offer a unique volunteer opportunity through our Wellness Advocates program for students interested in contributing to a safe and healthy campus community, and we also contribute to the mental health professions by serving as a training site for graduate students in psychology and counseling. Students enrolled in 6 or more credits are automatically eligible for services, and students registered for fewer credits may access services by paying the Health Services Fee. 

Campus Services Building, 360-650-3400studenthealth.wwu.edu

The SHC is staffed by a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and support staff who educate and assist students with preventive health care. SHC staff also evaluate, diagnose and treat physical and mental health concerns, illnesses and injuries.

 

Campus Services Building, upd@wwu.edu

Non-emergency, call 360-650-3555

On-campus emergency, call 360-650-3911

University Police has primary responsibility for law enforcement on campus and also works closely with other law enforcement agencies. All officers are fully commissioned by the state of Washington and invested with the same authority as other police officers in the state.

police.wwu.edu/

Financial Resources

Old Main 265, 360-650-3470, financialaid@wwu.edufinaid.wwu.edu

Provides information about grants, loans, Work Study, scholarships, employment opportunities and personal finance.

Old Main 285, 360-650-3471scholarshipcenter@wwu.edufinaid.wwu.edu/scholarships

Posts scholarship announcements, maintains resource guides and offers internet access with bookmarked scholarship websites.

Old Main 245, 360-650-3158, studentemployment@wwu.edufinaid.wwu.edu/studentjobs

Offers students job listings for on- and off-campus employment in both Work

Old Main 110, 360-650-2865sbo.wwu.edu, sbo@wwu.edu

Billing, Payments, Debt Recovery

The Student Business Office, SBO for short, is here to help students and payers navigate their Western Account Online. We strive to instill fiscal responsibility in all WWU students by helping them understand tuition and fees, charges, payment options, and due dates.

Old Main 110, 360-650-7414western.card@wwu.edu, westerncard.wwu.edu

The Western Card Office connects you with your Western Card. Your card is used for access to Academic Technology & User Services, Wilson Library, Wade King Rec Center, dining, WTA buses and more. Students can visit us at westerncard.wwu.edu and get their Western Card today.

Policies

Upholding Academic Honesty is integral to the educational mission of the University, particularly in assessment and recognition of student performance (meeting academic standards, conferring awards/degrees). Recognizing the intention of the University to promote and sustain a culture of integrity, this policy serves a key role as part of a comprehensive program to encourage behaviors of integrity and discourage violations of such behavior. Refer to the Academic Honesty website for specific policy information.

WWU is committed to maintaining an environment that is free of alcohol and other drug abuse for students, faculty and staff. We maintain this commitment in support of academic excellence, work performance, quality of life, and the well-being of all community members.

WWU will uphold state and federal laws pertaining to alcohol and other drug use. It is required that all students and employees comply with these laws. Action may be taken on any violation of State and Federal law or University regulations.

It is a violation of University policy to possess, use, manufacture, cultivate, distribute, sell or provide marijuana on WWU property (grounds, buildings, parking lots), or at an official WWU function at any location. Violations may result in disciplinary action and/or legal citation.

Visit the website for complete policy and penalty text.

FERPA stands for Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Passed by Congress in 1974, FERPA regulates the release of education records and grants four specific rights to students:

• The right to inspect and review the student's education records maintained by the school.

• The right to seek amendment to those records, and in certain cases, append a statement to the record.

• The right to have some control over the disclosure of a student's education records.

• The right to file a complaint with the Department of Education.

The University has set Scholarship Standards that apply to each academic division of WWU, except Fairhaven College. Scholarship standards and policies may be reviewed in the University Catalog.

Information about reinstatement may be found with The Academic Advising & Student Achievement Center (AASAC).

For more information, contact AASAC360-650-3100advising@wwu.eduaasac@wwu.edu.

Western Washington University students enjoy the same basic rights, privileges, and freedoms granted to all members of society. At the same time, acceptance of admission to the University carries with it an obligation to fulfill certain responsibilities and expectations as a member of the Western Washington University community. All students are responsible for understanding and complying with the responsibilities and expectations set forth in this code.

Recognizing the expanding reliance on electronic communication, WWU has determined that email will be one of the University’s official means of communication. Students are responsible for all information sent to them via their University assigned email account.