Retiree Privileges

Information as of March 17, 2014




AS Bookstore

Discounts provided to current faculty/staff only; however alumni association members receive a discount on certain items

Carver Gym

Retirees have the opportunity to continue Carver Gym memberships as a retiree.  Retirees wishing to start new membership gain access through the mature adult training program with PEHR.

Email Address

Email addresses remain active for emeritus faculty; in addition, staff and/or faculty email continuation may be approved for business purposes


For events that provide a discount to staff and faculty, a current Western ID is required; Alumni Association members eligible for discount on CFPA events

Faculty & Staff Wellness Program

Retirees have access to Wellness Program offerings

Lakewood Facility

Access is available through Alumni Association membership


Access is available to Whatcom County residents through Whatcom One card


Retired faculty receive free parking through a yearly permit;
Retired staff receive free parking through daily parking passes
(note:  currently under review; parking fees may apply in the future)

Wade King Recreation Center

Membership is available to retirees

Western Today Emails

Available to retirees by subscribing with personal email address

Emeritus Faculty Privileges (In addition to above privileges)



Master’s Degree Candidates Supervisory Committees

Eligible to sit on these committees

Faculty/Staff Directory

Listed in the directory and may receive a copy of the directory on written request

Western Washington University Catalog

Listed in the catalog

Graduation/Formal Ceremonies

Eligible to march in graduation and other formal ceremonies

Faculty Senate Committees

May be an appointed member, however cannot vote on matters relating to faculty

Departmental Office Space/Computer Access

May use shared office space and computer access including E-mail on a space-available basis, as determined by the appropriate department.

*WWU Retirement Association

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Page Updated 03.19.2014