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!
Welcome to the Winter Virtual Info Fair! Use the search option below to find a club or campus department, or you may also browse through the various categories. Click on a box to find out more information including a link to their website and to connect live through Zoom. If you have any questions, feel free to visit the Help Desk!
--> Note: not all clubs and departments are participating in the Info Fair. To see a full list of active clubs, visit win.wwu.edu/organizations
Zoom-bombers are NOT welcome! If you've been bombed, use the ATUS help document for instructions and let the Help Desk know about the situation.
Enter to WIN!
Click on the Attendance URL below to mark yourself as attended for this event, which enter you into a drawing to win one of three $100 gift cards to the AS Bookstore! Attendance URL
Congratulations to our winners: Pablo, Gracie, and Jordynn!
Stop by the Help Desk with any questions about the Info Fair or for help finding an organization you are looking for!
1/10/21 10 a.m.
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The Filipino-American Student Association seeks to unify all students interested in Filipino heritage, promote growth and achievement among our peers in education, and encourage awareness and knowledge of Filipino culture and history.
Comm Club is a self-governed AS club representing the WWU Communication Department. We are a platform for networking with other students and empowering members with opportunities to gain practical experience conducting real events in the community.
For this info fair, you will have a chance to meet our current club president, Robert Clifton, and current outreach coordinator, Jessica Preston. We are enthusiastic Creative Writing majors, one with a teaching endorsement and one without. We will share ideas we have for the quarter and help answer any other questions you may have about what we do!
We are a club that helps to extend academic, creative, and professional opportunities to English majors and those who are simply interested in English. We offer writing workshops, resume workshops, guest speakers (with individuals such as current professors and Alumni), internship information, and more! While we are still adapting to the virtual environment of Zoom, we hope to continue offering fun activities and getting to know our members.
A casual setting in which to practice the Spanish language once a week! Connecting with speakers of all different levels, this is a great way to practice conversational Spanish while getting to know members of Western's community as well as the Bellingham community at large. We meet every Wednesday starting at 7pm until about 8:30pm on zoom. Feel free to drop in and leave at your leisure! The zoom link is provided here as well as posted on our Facebook page (WWU: La Mesa de Español). You can also follow us on Instagram at wwuspanishclub for updates. Hope to see you there!!
SACNAS (Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) is an all inclusive organization - you do not need to be Chicano, Native American, or even a STEM major to join! We are the WWU chapter of the national organization and are focused on building a supportive community for those pursing a STEM major at Western. We work to help members integrate on campus and take full advantage of the available resources for a variety of purposes. In addition, we are passionate about outreach and encouraging diversity and inclusion within STEM. We plan events for finding research opportunities and networking, collaborate with other campus STEM clubs, and work to increase diversity within STEM.
The WWU Great Puzzle Hunt is an event for WWU students, faculty/ staff, and community members where people can join forces and solve epic puzzles of all kinds! A puzzle hunt is a great way to stretch your mental muscles, bond with your team-mates, and have a lot of fun! This club will run support activities that gear up for the annual Hunt and focus on promoting the event both on Western's campus in the Bellingham Community
Western Washington University's Philosophy Club officially started in 1992. We are a group of philosophy majors, minors and like-minded people who like to discuss simple, complex, and sometime difficult topics, we are open to all viewpoints and all mindsets that are open for a constructive and productive conversation. Our meetings will involve two parts: one being a social part where we will talk among each other, the next will be a conversation where we focus on a topic and discuss about it whether it is a topic on an ethical issue or a epistemic and so on. If you have any questions, feel free to Direct Message the Instagram or email us.
1/10/21 10 a.m.
- 1/10/21 3 p.m.
The Formula SAE® competition is for SAE student members to conceive, design, fabricate, and compete with small formula-style racing cars. The restrictions on the car frame and engine are limited so that the knowledge, creativity, and imagination of the students are challenged. The cars are built with a team effort over a period of about one year and are taken to the annual competition for judging and comparison with approximately 120 other vehicles from colleges and universities throughout the world. The end result is a great experience for young engineers in a meaningful engineering project as well as the opportunity of working in a dedicated team effort. Here at Western we are striving to make the best of the FSAE competition and use the competition to learn as much as possible. It advances our knowledge faster and more thoroughly than any other project. WWU Racing is open to all students across campus who are interested in being a part of a driven club. WWU Racing teaches students through project oriented
If you're interested in improv in any capacity, feel free to come and ask our team officers questions! We can give you a run down of what the club is like, what opportunities are available, why we do improv, and anything else you may be wondering. We love talking to new people so feel free to come chat with us!
We typically host shows on and off campus during the academic school year, additionally we host workshops and an annual regional improv festival. Whether you'd like to come to make new friends, regularly perform, or just de-stress, there are countless opportunities to engage with improv, regardless of experience level. Join our discord sever! https://discord.gg/CuyCFf
In this meeting the visitors will be meeting club officers who organize and plan classes and events. We will be answering any questions about open club classes and upcoming club projects! Visitors will experience the opportunity to watch some YouTube videos of our club dancing in a showcase created by club members and get a feel for what our open dance club is about.
While we mainly focus on Hip Hop dance, including choreography, break dancing, freestyle, all styles are welcome! The purpose of SINI-HHA: Provide a safe and welcoming environment for dancers of all levels and to expand the dance community at WWU!
Glee Club is a club that thrives on community and a love for performing. We sing, dance, direct, edit videos and so much more! Any level of experience is welcome. We have weekly rehearsals that are shortened due to the pandemic and via Zoom. There are also options for making a performance video on your own time. We can’t wait to perform with you!
Drop in to our Zoom room to meet some of our student leaders, learn about upcoming events, or just say hi! Feel free to ask any questions you may have about Hillel, Western, Jewish community in Bellingham, or anything else!
Hillel of WWU is a dynamic social and cultural Associated Students’ club that welcomes students attending all Whatcom County colleges, that supports individual exploration of Jewish identity and provides opportunities for leadership experiences. We are an inclusive community where all students, regardless of their religious or political perspectives, can learn about and celebrate all facets of the Jewish experience. We strive to build a bridge between students and the greater Bellingham Jewish community. On a typical week at our Hillel you can find students enjoying a meal and games at our Hillel House, exploring beautiful Bellingham, eating bagels and schmoozing on campus, and enjoying special events around the Jewish holidays. During Fall 2020, we are holding online events to build community. Please reach out with any questions/suggestions or anything else you need! Go to our website (https://wwuhillel.weebly.com) to sign up for our email list, and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date on
SRE is a long-standing environmental club at Western. We've taken on various projects from pushing for sustainable investing of the school's endowment, to hosting speaker series and conferences. During remote learning we're especially focusing on providin
Anyone interested in reducing their personal or community waste production is welcome to stop by to ask questions and meet the officers! They can view a short presentation about the club's meetings, members, events and goals.
The S4ZW club will meet weekly, time TBD, via Zoom for discussion and education about the zero waste movement and sustainability in our day-to-day lives. Members can bring questions and ideas to meetings for group discussion and advice about waste-free alternatives and sustainable habits. The S4ZW club hosts fun events such as clothing swaps and zero waste workshops, in-person when possible.
The WWU Surfrider Club is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world's oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. As the longest running AS club at WWU, we continue to advocate for clean water through beach cleanups, water quality testing, environmental policy work, community outreach, and more!
The five Nat20 officers will be taking various shifts sitting in the Zoom room (with fun backgrounds), usually 2 or 3 at a time. We'll be ready to chat about the club, our constituent groups, or anything else related to D&D and other tabletop RPGs! We also have a fun little personality quiz that Eva made for attendees to take (and be sorted into a D&D class), and a link to our text-based Discord room for the fair.
Natural 20 TTRPG Club, or Nat20, is a coalition of D&D (and other tabletop RPG!) groups. We hold quarterly meetings to help GMs find players for their games: our winter meeting is this Tuesday, 1/10! We also host fun events and provide guidance, support, and community for GMs and players alike. All club operations are held through our Discord server, linked here! (Also find us on WIN to join our social media accounts!)
Welcome to the WWU LARP Club page! We meet every Friday at 6:00-10:30 PM over Discord, to run and participate in an ongoing game of LARP in the Gloaming Diaries RPG system. Anyone who's interested is welcome to come by and check it out! Our website is listed below, but if you wish to speak with us further feel free to use the listed email or visit our Discord: http://bit.ly/wwularpdiscord
Visitors of the Queer Eco Justice Club will meet the current co-facilitators of our online meetings where they can ask about our club, learn more about queer ecojustice & queer environmental organizing on campus, & get the chance to be involved in our Outback Farm plot planning for safe, distanced, on-campus engagement by joining our Discord community. The co-facilitators will give brief introductions as well as a history of the club & the current state of affairs, & begin to build community with all who are interested in our work & visions.
As a node of the greater Queer Ecojustice Project created by Desi Fontenot, Vanessa Raditz, and Roya Banan, this club carries their vision of an “intersectional movement platform to catalyze culture, consciousness, and community around the queer and eco justice movements to build coalition across difference.” We meet as an online book club on Discord, & will be gathering for film screenings & some community-oriented mutual aid organizing this coming quarter.
AS Club: LGBTQ+
Western Aces & Aros
Club officers will be hanging out, happy to chat with anyone!
We are a collection of students and faculty on the asexual and aromantic spectrums and their allies. Whether you're ace, aro, questioning, or just want to hang out with cool people, come say hi! We're always happy to explain stuff if none of these words are ringing a bell for you, too.
Our club organizes an annual convention celebrating and advocating for queer representation in media, including video games, TV, and more. We are looking for people to help us out with tasks both big and small! We welcome anyone interested!
We provide the support and resources that will better prepare female identifying students for successful academic and professional journeys. Come learn CPR, mindfulness, interviewing skills, and how to write a resume (and much more!!). We also volunteer at least once a quarter. Our association welcomes all majors and anyone who is interested in gaining a competitive edge in the job market.
Come in and meet with WBC club leadership to learn about the club and what is has to offer! We have prepared a logic question/puzzle that simulates the problem solving skills that we practice at our weekly meeting, we are excited to meet you!
Whiteboard Coders seeks to expand its member’s problem analyzing, problem solving, and technical communication skills. The club seeks to achieve these goals via practicing “Whiteboard Coding” on various interview problems as well as Coding Challenges with the reward of a $25 gift card of the winner's choice. We put emphasis on finding problems with a wide range of difficulties so that members of any skill level will benefit. We also host professional development events within the CS department at WWU like our virtual event with DocuSign this quarter. We aim to create an inclusive and safe space for students to practice the skills needed in technical interviews, all experience levels welcome.
Come talk to club officers and members about what our club does (both during the before times and now with the online format). If you don't feel comfortable turning on your camera or mic, that is perfectly okay! Feel free to use the chat feature in Zoom.
This is Western's first all-inclusive athletic club! Our goal is to provide an opportunity for WWU students of all abilities to participate in the amazing sport of wheelchair basketball together. Chairs and experts are provided for, and new members are always welcome -- hope to see you there!
Interested students will meet other Western students involved with CCF as well as University Christian Ministries interns who are Western Alumni. They can expect to have a good time, get to know some new friends, learn more about our club, and ask questions.
We strive to, as a community, explore spirituality and assist students in their desire to know Jesus Christ and how to apply His teachings to their life through Bible study small groups and larger gatherings for worship, instruction and encouragement.
Rotaract combines leadership, community, and service in one club that strives to better the world around us. Through Rotaract you will make meaningful connections with peers and community members, develop strong leadership skills, and help make a difference in the world. Learn more about Rotary and Rotaract through the link below. It looks great on resumes and provides amazing volunteer opportunities! https://www.rotary.org/en/get-involved/rotaract-clubs We meet the 2nd and last Monday of every month at 6pm! Meetings are virtually as of now, but volunteering events may be in person (socially distant, of course). If you are interested in getting involved, message us on Facebook, Instagram, or send us an email!
One Love’s purpose is to stop relationship abuse by teaching people about healthy and unhealthy relationships and inspiring them to be leaders of change in their communities. One Love was founded in honor of Yeardley Love, a 22-year-old college student who was killed by her ex-boyfriend. After her death, her family started the One Love Foundation to ensure that what happened to Yeardley does not happen to others. Bringing One Love to campus would encourage students to get involved in a meaningful cause and make a difference on Western's campus. The One Love Club focuses on three things: facilitating workshops, leading activities, and hosting events and fundraisers. The club will have monthly meetings to plan for these goals, learn more about the organization, and have conversations around healthy relationships.
Planned Parenthood Generation is a club for WWU students to advocate for intersectional freedom. Our coordinator Jade will be hanging out sharing next quarters club schedule and meeting topics. PPGen does outreach in the community in the form of sexual health education and activism, acting as a resource for students to learn about Planned Parenthood and its services. All students are welcome in our club!
This Zoom room will be hosted by Elliot Goit, club founder and president, in which he will answer your questions and explain exactly what the Psychedelic Club is all about and what it plans to do over the next quarter. I plan to present a clear explanation as to our plans, structure, and vision this quarter so that prospective members will know, without a doubt, whether or not this club is for them.
It will be the purpose of Psychedelic Club to spread awareness about the positives and negatives associated with psychedelics so that members and the public can make educated personal and political decisions. We will encourage open discussion about psychoactive substances and provide a community for those interested in learning, discussing, and thinking about how psychedelics can be used in scientific fields such as psychology, neuroscience, and health care. The Psychedelic Club will not promote or glorify the use, sale, or distribution of any illegal psychoactive substances or drugs.
Visitors will be meeting Hannah Jones (the leader of the club) and other members of Western's College Diabetes Network Chapter. During this meeting, visitors will have a chance to ask Hannah and other members questions about managing diabetes as an adult or other questions they have about the chapter.
WWU's CDN Chapter is part of a greater organization called the College Diabetes Networks that has 130 affiliated chapters around the United States. While WWU's CDN Chapter is geared towards people who have diabetes, we welcome anybody who wants to learn more about what it means to have diabetes while in college and what they can do to help. In this club, we will discuss how to balance college, adult life, and diabetes successfully. WWU's CDN Chapter will meet Mondays at 8 pm via Zoom. Hope to see you there!
Welcome to WWU Nerdfighters! The club officers will be here to answer any questions you have about what Nerdfighter means and to talk about the vlogbrothers and Nerdfighteria. Come hang out with us and talk about your passions!
The purpose of this club is to provide a safe space for people to be unironically enthusiastic about the things they're passionate about, as well as to work hard to increase understanding and make the world a more awesome place.
Come meet Taylor (she/they), the DOC's community engagement coordinator, and Charlotta (they/she), the DOC's educational programming coordinator. You can learn more about events and trainings that the DOC hosts, how to get connected with the disability community on campus, and resources that the DOC can help connect you to. You can also just pop in and say hi! All are welcome.
The AS Disability Outreach Center (DOC) is a resource for students with disabilities and community allies. The DOC provides information, referrals, peer advocacy, and educational programming relating to disability topics in order to provide students with a connection to community resources, raise awareness and to advocate for their human and civil rights. The DOC also provides a safe space for all students, community building and social programming.
The Office of Civic Engagement (OCE) exists to provide the resources, services, and support necessary to ensure student representation in decisions that impact students at the university, local, state, and federal levels; to promote effective citizenship and civic engagement through services, programs, and collaboration.
Students will get a chance to chat with current Outdoor Center employees about what Covid safe trips we are offering this quarter, the ins and outs of the program and what working for the OC looks like! We are excited to meet folks and hear what you are passionate about!
The Associated Students Outdoor Center provides a variety of outdoor-related opportunities and activities for all students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Emphasis is placed on developing and refining skills, responsible environmental practices, fostering diversity, enriching the academic experience, creating community and promoting life-long learning. Resources include a knowledgeable staff, equipment rentals, the bike shop, excursions, educational resources, and instructional clinic.
Hi students! AS Productions is excited to meet you! Come hang out with the AS Productions team! At the meeting, we will catch you up on upcoming events and virtual programming we have planned. We will also love to get to know you and your hobbies! We are an office centered on art, music, and entertainment for students so we would love to hear what you're into!
Have you heard the weird acronym SAIRC before but never knew what it meant? Are you in search of community and resources during these troubling times? Then stop by the SAIRC's virtual Info Booth! You can meet a couple of the SAIRC Coordinators to chat about who we are, what we do, and how the SAIRC can support you. We can also chat about music, media, and our New Years resolutions!
The Student Advocacy and Identity Resource Centers (SAIRC) is a collective of six resource centers serving historically under-resourced and marginalized students. The centers work independently to offer community building events and peer support to their respective communities, while also working collaboratively to offer intersectional programming and to advocate for intersecting communities.
Visitors will be able to chat with KUGS 89.3 staff (in a low pressure environment) about all things radio! We are ready to chat about FAQs, the local music community, and what radio during COVID-19 looks like.
The mission of KUGS-FM is to serve the students of Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wash., by providing a diverse program of music and information consistent with student interests. The Board of Trustees of Western Washington University holds the license and the Associated Students operates the station. KUGS is staffed by volunteers who are committed to providing programming that encourages a greater understanding of the human differences and cultural pluralism within the university community and the world we live in. Through its programming, KUGS serves as a bridge from the university to the surrounding community.
Learn more about the Student Enhancement Fund and about gaining positive learning experiences outside of the classroom, as well as different online conferences and virtual webinar opportunities for winter quarter! The Student Enhancement Coordinator will be there to go over the application process and answer any questions you may have.
The Student Enhancement Fund seeks to give all WWU students access to funding to attend conferences, workshops, and other unique opportunities that enhance their educational experience, and professional/personal development in ways that can contribute to positive change in our campus communities.
The Academic Advising Center employs motivated student leaders as Academic Student Advisors (ASAs) to assist new students with orientation, academic advising and registration in their transition to the academic, personal, and social aspects of being a student at Western Washington University. Apply now to be a part of our ASA team this summer!
We know that traveling internationally is not in the cards right now, but you can still make international connections at WWU! Meet Japanese university students studying from Tokyo with our Asia University America Program, or volunteer in an Intensive English class with students from South America, the Middle East, and Asia. If you'd rather connect 1-1, we have programs for that too. Sometimes we even have paid cultural ambassador positions. Come learn more!
Our Language and Culture Programs department works with international students who want to improve their English language skills. Volunteers have different opportunities to become conversation partners, help in English classes, and/or just hang out and get to know international students. Some of our programs are for specific countries, like Japan, and some include students from all over the world.
VU Leadership & Community Engagement Center (VU LACE) will be offering a co-curricular Leadership & Community Engagement certificate which includes recognition for service provided off-campus, on-campus service, career development and leadership development attended. VU LACE offers LeaderCorps modules, and advises NSLS-WWU leadership honorary society. This year VU LACE is integral to the MLK Day of Service speaker event and community service. Find out more about that service here: https://sway.office.com/EXFqAFtXAtih0odx
Welcome to all residents of the Fairhaven community! Come learn about the Fairhaven Hall Council events, learn about open positions and how to run for a position on the Executive Board, and learn how to feel at home within Fairhaven.
Fairhaven is one of the 8 residential communities at Western. The Fairhaven Hall Council is a representative body that plans events to build a community, advocate for residential needs, and build leadership skills. Anyone who lives in Fairhaven is welcome to get involved by attending any of the events throughout the year or by running for a position on the Executive Board.