Advance – Upskill and Career Changing Options
Western provides a range of options to help you achieve your career and professional goals.
Summer Session enables community members, including high school students, to take classes through Western without the requirement of admission.
Online professional skills courses
Offering a wide range of highly interactive, self-paced courses that you can take entirely online.
WesternOnline delivers fully-accredited, high-quality online classes to students in Washington State.
Connect – Engage with Faculty and Alumni
A networking site that connects Western students with Viking alumni in the workforce who can provide critical guidance.
Experts address current events in business, economics, and management in an online panel series created in response to COVID-19
Environmental Education Speaker Series
The College of the Environment Speaker Series addresses topics of environmental concern and is intended to bring together environmentally-minded members of the WWU and Bellingham communities.
Fairhaven College World Issues Forum
The World Issues Forum addresses a wide range of topics and is intended to bring together WWU and the community.
CHSS Dean’s Lecture Series
The Dean’s Lecture Series takes faculty expertise and knowledge from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences into the community in an ongoing effort to foster closer connections, share intriguing and timely information, and inspire conversation.
The Ray Wolpow Institute
The Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity at Western Washington University offers free lectures.
Border Policy Research Institute
Information about border activities and links to briefings, essays and webinars
The Salish Sea Institute
Sharing Science, Policy, and Ecosystem Learning Across the Salish Sea
Enrich - Support your passion for learning
Academy for Lifelong Learning
Inspired by the belief that a curious mind never retires, the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is a volunteer-led community providing a variety of educational and cultural programs.
Youth Programs offer online programming and resources for K-12
Western Sculpture Park
- tour of the various sculptures on campus; a multimedia tour created by students in an Art Class.
Students and faculty in the College of Fine and Performing Arts at Western create many learning opportunities for our whole community to enjoy.
Access - Explore Western's Digital Educational Resources
Library Digital Collections
Gain access to digital resources through Western's Library.
Western CEDAR provides open access to scholarship and creative works, is a service of Western Libraries, in partnership with the Graduate School, Office of the Provost, and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
MABEL is a database of collections centered around the past and present of Western Washington University and the Pacific Northwest region.
Facing the Future
Curriculum resources on global issues and sustainable solutions, including student textbooks, teacher lesson plans, and thematic units that contain both lessons and student readings.
Online journal of research, discovery, and scholarship of Western.
Virtual Studio Tour
Join us as we explore the beautiful partnership between artists Nancy Canyon and Ron Pattern. As you'll see in this Zoom presentation and studio tour, their beautiful images and bold work complement each other.