Events

Western’s Residence Life team hosts a variety of programs throughout the year. From informational presentations to community events and dinners, residents have a variety of opportunities to learn, grow, meet neighbors and build community. While some events are limited to residents of specific halls or the campus community, Residence Life also hosts some programs that are open to the public.

Past Events

1 week ago

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The official dedication of the Alma Clark Glass Hall is scheduled for Thursday, October 7 at 4:00 p.m. and will be live-streamed here on the Housing website.

3 months ago

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Looking for a roommate next year? Come to this fun and casual event where you will get the chance to meet other people looking for roommates!

Click to visit the Facebook page to register via Zoom.

3 months ago

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Come and ask local landlords your burning questions about finding housing for fall, the search process and deposits and co-signers!

5 months ago

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Learn strategies for summer job searching including where to search, utilizing your network, and putting together an impactful cover letter and resume. 

5 months ago

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Join ADCAS staff Jacelyn Unger and Peer Health Educators for an hour of alcohol and drug trivia. Test your knowledge, learn some safety tips and get entered in for a chance to win a prize. 

6 months ago

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Learn all you need to know about signing a lease, your rights and responsibilities as a renter, and how to find a safe and comfortable place to live with peer advisors from Off Campus Living.

8 months ago

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Join Prevention and Wellness Services in learning more about positive sex education. PWS will also provide Pleasure Packages for attendees!

8 months ago

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Feb. 7 - 14

GISHWHES is the wacky campus-wide competition you didn’t know you needed. You have one week to challenge yourself, inspire others, and change the world (if all goes according to plan).

8 months ago

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As a part of Black History Month, join a Kahoot game followed by a video and short discussion hosted by our wonderful Inclusion Assistants

8 months ago

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Residence Life teach little cooking tricks and hacks for students trying to step up their cooking game!

8 months ago

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Residence Life teach little cooking tricks and hacks for students trying to step up their cooking game!

8 months ago

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Come join in to meet other residents who live on campus.  You can win an Amazon Gift Card!

6:30pm Workshop “Being Actively Anti-Transphobic” - Learn how to better support your transgender suitemates, classmates, friends, and acquaintances.

9 months ago

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Looking for a job? Interested in how to write resumes and cover letters? Join Residence Life and the Career Services Center as we help teach and answer questions about how to write resumes, cover letters, and search for jobs.

WWU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation contact reslife@wwu.edu.

9 months ago

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Looking for a job? Interested in how to write resumes and cover letters? Join Residence Life and the Career Services Center as we help teach and answer questions about how to write resumes, cover letters, and search for jobs.

WWU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation contact reslife@wwu.edu.

1 year ago

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Do you have what it takes to be crowned WWU's most talented?

You won't know unless you audition!

Grand prize winners have a chance to win the item of their choice:

  • Entertainment System with TV and soundbar
  • Laptop
  • iPad
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Western Pack (hammock, hydro flask, waterproof bluetooth speaker and frisbee).

1 year ago

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Western Washington University is reviewing the on-campus dining experience. Campus community opinions, comments and feedback are valuable and will help shape the future of dining on campus.

1 year ago

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Join us for the 2020 University Residences Job Fair!

If you are searching for a summer job or work for the 2020-2021 academic year, University Residences may be looking for you!

1 year ago

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We had a blast hosting the scariest event of the season!

Over 500 people dressed up and came to celebrate Halloween with us this year.

We couldn't have done it without all of our amazing staff and volunteers.

Share your frightening experience by tagging us on social media!

2 years ago

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University Residences offers Western students an opportunity to visually display how diversity impacts their lives. The winner's design is published each year by the department and shared with the entire WWU Community.

2 years ago

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Last year's events included:

  • Resource Fair
  • Learning About SNAP Benefits (Presentation)
  • Engaging the Food Bank as a College Student (Presentation)
  • Financial Literacy Workshop (Presentation)

2 years ago

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Thank you to all our dashers who came out to support the first annual E-Higgy Doggy Dash 5K! We raised over $650 for the Whatcom Humane Society while scoring some good exercise for our furry friends.