When things break: Where to send them to put it back together

Senior Dylan White tunes up his bike this week at the Outdoor Center bike repair shop.

Photo by Morgan Stilp, University Communications and Marketing Intern

Western has excellent services available to students in those crisis moments when things break.  Whether they call about the flat tire on their bike, a virus on their laptop, or a sprained ankle, you can help direct them to the available resources on campus. 

AS Outdoor Center Bike Shop
Located on the first floor of the Viking Union, the AS Outdoor Center is the hub for outdoor-related opportunities and activities for all students, faculty, staff, and alumni.  The Bike Shop has four work stations, two truing stands, free assistance, and for only $2.00 a variety of tools available for use. They sell retail parts such as lights, fenders, locks, tires, tubes, brake pads, cables and replacement parts. Open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Contact the main office at 360-650-3112 or check out http://as.wwu.edu/outdoor/bicycle/

ATUS Help Desk
The ATUS Help Desk is dedicated to providing reliable and accurate help for all WWU students, staff, and faculty on campus.  They are happy to assist with basic laptop troubleshooting, connecting to the main campus wireless network, malware and virus removal (guided self-service), WWU email, and other technology-related questions or problems.  Students can get Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows, and more for FREE by visiting www.wwu.edu/ms-student. Visit ATUS Help Desk on the Web, email helpdesk@wwu.edu, or call 360-650-3333.

Student Health Center
The Student Health Center, staffed by a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and support staff, provide a broad range of affordable health care to eligible students. Their services include injury and rehabilitation, mental health, vaccines, women’s health and STI testing. Located at the south end of campus in the Campus Services Building.  Visit https://studenthealth.wwu.edu/ or call 360-650-3400.