We are excited to announce that the Viking Union is open Monday-Friday 8am – 5pm.
Limited services are available, including Starbucks, the Bookstore, and 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. Face Coverings are required, and Physical Distancing will be monitored. We look forward to seeing you!

Student Advocacy and Identity Resource Center

Student Advocacy & Identity Resource Center

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Director's Statement of Purpose

The SAIRC Director is responsible for the overall operation of the SAIRC programs. This includes training, supervision, and evaluation of SAIRC program coordinators and assistant coordinators, facilitating office communication, budget management, serving as a liaison to other areas of the AS and Viking Union, and ensuring that programming is of high quality and meeting the needs of Western Washington University students. We offer work-study positions, volunteer opportunities, resource libraries, referrals to other campus and community resources, programs for residence halls and classrooms, peer supports, and small- and large-scale events.

SAIRC Mission

The purpose of the six centers of the Student Advocacy & Identity Resource Center (SAIRC) is to provide information, advocacy, activities, and peer education to Western students.  The SAIRC strives to empower and support all members of WWU’s diverse community. The SAIRC also provides the Opportunity for WWU students to gain valuable work, volunteer, and life experience.