IMPORTANT MESSAGE


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. Set up a bookstore appointment

Outdoor Center

Welcome to the Outdoor Center!

The Outdoor Center will be open for normal operations starting Summer 2021!


Inspiring Discovery & Community at WWU

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, and promoting life-long learning.


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What Do We Have To Offer?

Bike Shop & Equipment Rentals

Have question regarding the Bike Shop or any Rentals? Reach out to Kailey Hickey! Kailey is the Outdoor Center's Equipment & Bike Shop Coordinator. She loves to stay active and has a passion for hiking and skiing. To reach out to Kailey send an email or phone call! Email: asocesc@wwu.edu | Phone: (360) 650-3112


Kailey Outdoor Center Staff


Office Hours

  • Monday 1-4 pm
  • Tuesday 12-4 pm (Virtual meeting via WIN)
  • Wed 1-4 pm
  • Thursday 12-4 pm
  • Friday 1-4 pm

Excursions Programing

Feel like going on an adventure? Check out our Excursions Program! Excursions provides an opportunity to get outside and connect with the outdoors, while learning valuable leadership and technical skills. The program is currently being run by Ben Crandall and Tanner Randall-Gosselin! Feel free to reach out both to Ben and Tanner with any questions you might have regarding Excursion activities.


Ben's Email: as.oc.ex.asst.coord@wwu.edu | Ben's Phone: 360-650-7677.

Tanner's Email: as.oc.excursions.coord@wwu.edu | Tanner's Phone: 360-650-7677


Ben Staff Member

Tanner Staff Member

Challenge Programing

Are you part a group and need a fun and energetic way to connect? Check out the Outdoor Center's Challenge Program! The program is currently being run by Grey Lee! The Outdoor Center's Challenge Program provides an opportunities for groups to learn communication and teamwork skills! While we can't meet in-person right now for our games and high ropes course, the Challenge Program is offering virtual team-building sessions for groups of four or more. Feel free to reach out to Grey with any questions you might have regarding the Outdoor Center's Challenge Program. Email: as.challenge@wwu.edu



Grey Staff Member


Office Hours

  • Monday 2 PM - 5 PM
  • Wednesday 4 PM - 5 PM
  • Friday Open Availability
  • Weekends 10 AM - 5 PM


Wait There's More!

  • For under $10 rent boats at Lakewood
  • On campus, rent packs, bikes, or mountaineering boots
  • Incoming students go for a week-long adventure by signing up for WOOT
  • Find us on the first floor of the Viking Union!


Have Marketing Ideas?

Reach out the Eric Cuamacateco the Marketing Coordinator, if you have any suggestions on the type of content that you want to view. Eric is always willing to chat, whether it be marketing related or not. You can reach him by email at as.oc.marketing@wwu.edu.


Office Hours

  • Monday 2 PM - 5 PM
  • Wednesday 4 PM - 5 PM
  • Friday Open Availability


Stay In Touch

Instagram: WWUOUTDOORCENTER

Facebook: WWU A.S. Outdoor Center

Subscribe to the Outdoor Center's mailing list by sending a request to as.oc.marketing@wwu.edu