You Can Support Western

There are many ways you can support Western Washington University … scroll down and discover how you can help keep your university the best of its kind in the Pacific Northwest!

Mentor a Student
The Ask! program at WWU provides students and recent graduates the opportunity to connect with you, as a participating Western alumni, to learn first-hand about the careers they want to pursue. [more]

Volunteer Your Time at Western
There are numerous events around campus that couldn't happen if not for the dedication of many volunteers. Discover new ways your time can be a valuable asset to the Western experience of a student. [more]

Civic Engagement
The Western Alumni Association provides resources to alumni and friends to learn about issues and topics affecting higher education and Western Washington University. [more]

'Get Your Blue On'
Every Wednesday is Western Wednesday, so wear you Western gear! Show your Viking pride! Visit the WWU Bookstore and see all the great new gear they have available (remember, Western Alumni Association members receive a 20% discount). [more]

Become an Alumni Association Contact in Your Area
Alumni of Western Washington University don't just live in Bellingham, they are spread out across the United States, and beyond. If you want to organize a gathering of graduates in your area, please contact us at and we can help. You can become a Western Alumni Chapter President!

Put a WWU License Plate On Your Car
The Department of Licensing gives $28/plate, per year back to Western for every WWU license plate on the road. During the 2008/09 academic year, drivers just like you generated approximately $20,000 which was distributed to students through the Western Alumni Leader Scholarship Program. Learn how you can put a WWU license plate on your car for free! [more]

Give To WWU
Thousands of alumni, parents and friends of Western make annual gifts which provide the margin of difference that has made WWU one of the top universities in the Pacific Northwest. Support you favorite programs and departments with a donation. [more]

We encourage you to work with the Alumni Association to find even more opportunities to make a positive difference at Western. Please contact us at (800) 676-6885, or, if you have any questions.

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