Jobs, Vaccine Info, and More | Housing's April Newsletter

Last updated
April 24, 2021 - 3:00 pm

We hope you have been enjoying the wonderful April sunshine and your spring quarter is off to a great start. Check out the information below to stay up to date on Housing information in the April Newsletter.

Take the Composting Survey for your chance to win $50 

Zero Waste Western and University Housing want to hear about your composting experience!

Your valued insight will help us shape WWU’s innovative composting program for future quarters. Don’t wait to take the survey, the first 100 residents to take the survey are entered to win a $50 gift card.

Composting Survey 


We’re Hiring! 

Housing has several job opportunities open right now that may be right for you! Check out the links below for our open positions. 

Vaccination Sites 

In case you missed our email on April 21, Bellingham Technical College, SeaMar and PeaceHealth are taking vaccine appointments for WWU students and the Whatcom County Community.

For more information, visit 4-21 Vaccine Availability

Mandatory Testing Waved After Immunity Period Reached 

Any fully vaccinated student with an on-campus presence will no longer be required to participate in surveillance testing every two weeks. To be cleared from this testing requirement, students can submit a copy of their COVID Immunization Card to the Student Health Center (SHC) via the secure patient portal at MyWesternHealth.   

Please note: Daily health screens will continue to be required.  

For more information visit Vaccine Information or hear Dr. Hansen’s responses to common questions at WWU Vax Facts

Housing Renewal Offers Posted

The Renewal Lottery is complete and results posted at MyHousing. Everyone who met the renewal deadline was in the lottery draw for a room selection spot.

If you were not one of the renewal applicants to receive an offer, you are placed on a renewal waitlist, and will receive an email notification on your student account as space becomes available.

Missed the April 15 Deadline?

If you think you might want Housing fall 2021, there is still time to apply for Housing Renewal. All applicants who apply after the April 15 deadline are automatically put on a waitlist.

Upcoming Events 

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Keep up with your Community 

Housing will provide community construction updates, suite cleaning schedules, and other important information on your community’s home page.  

Stay up to date by visiting your Community Page

Dorm Room Movers

Move-out day will be here before you know it. Dorm Room Movers is here to help you with your stuff this summer so you can focus on what really matters – school.

Here’s how it all works:

  • They send you boxes and tape. You pack - that’s it.
  • They pick up your items, store them while you’re away, and deliver everything back before you return.
  • Graduating or not returning to campus? Dorm Room Movers can also ship boxes home or to your new school.

For more information visit Dorm Room Movers.


Stay Safe Western 

Stay more safe this Spring with the tips below: 

Tell your friends where you're going. Warmer weather means more pedestrians. It's OK to reach out for help. Think before you speak. Practice self care.

Vaccinated or not, Follow the 3Ws

Follow the 3 Ws: Wash your hands, wear your mask, watch your distance.



Questions about this Newsletter? Email or call 360-650-6565. 

Thank you,