We are excited to announce that the Viking Union is open Monday-Friday 8am – 5pm. While no services are available, the Multi-Purpose Room is home to a Student Study Space, students can connect to campus WiFi for streaming classes and ATUS printers are available in the Study Space. There is also comfortable seating throughout the 6th floor. At this time, the building is only open to Students, Staff, and Faculty. Face Coverings and Symptom Attestations are required, and Physical Distancing will be monitored. There is no eating allowed in the building. Greeters will welcome you at the Garden St and High St main entrances. We look forward to seeing you!

The Bookstore offers pickup with prearranged appointments Mon-Fri 9am-1pm. Here is a link for info.

ASVP for Diversity

Ranulfo Molina

VU 504 // 360-650-3463 //


The AS VP for Diversity represents the interest of all Western students in matters pertaining to diversity, equity and inclusion. The AS VP for Diversity also regularly advocates for student needs and assumes several leadership roles within the Ethnic Student Center and Multicultural Center. With university leadership, the AS VP for Diversity works most closely with the Executive Director of Student Engagement/Director of the Viking Union, directors and professional staff that work within the Multicultural center, as well as both full-time and student staff in the Ethnic Student Center and Student Advocacy and Identity Resource Center. The current AS VP for Student Services is Ranulfo Molina (He/Him/His). You can reach Ranulfo by email at