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How can I get involved on campus?

As Western students, you know there is always something going on. If you're looking for something to do, start by checking out our special interest clubsacademic clubs, the Student Government Association, club sports, and intramural sports. You can be a part of our award-winning radio station, KWSB (or just listen to the great tunes), join the only college-based Mountain Rescue Team in the country, participate in Multicultural Center events all year long or go on a Wilderness Pursuits expedition. Western students can also study abroad or participate in the National Student Exchange. Explore your opportunities here on!

Campus Life Slideshow

Some photos from around campus, at sporting events, in music concerts ... Mountaineers are busy!


Residence Life

Forty percent of Western students live on campus. Our Residence Life options suit all types of students needs, from freshman First-Year experience programs to apartments for upperclassmen and non-traditional students. Find out about living on campus, hall governance, programming in the residence halls and dining services. Read more >>

Financial Aid

Find information on scholarships, tuition and fees, cost summaries, and other financial aid information. Read more >>

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Academic Calendar

Key dates during the academic years of 2014-15, and 2015-2016.

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar
SummerClasses beginMay 11, 2015May 9, 2016
 Memorial Day -- no classesMay 25, 2015May 30, 2016
 Independence Day -- no classesJuly 4, 2015July 5, 2016
 End of Summer SemesterAugust 7, 2015August 5, 2016
FallClasses beginAugust 24, 2015August 22, 2016
 Labor Day -- no classesSeptember 7, 2015September 5, 2016
 Mid-fall Break -- no classesOctober 9, 2015October 21, 2016
 Thanksgiving Break -- no classesNovember 23-27, 2015November 21-25, 2016
 Final ExamsDecember 14-17, 2015December 12-15, 2016
SpringClasses beginJanuary 11, 2016January 9, 2017
 Martin Luther King Day -- no classesJanuary 18, 2016January 16, 2017
 Presidents Day -- no classesFebruary 15, 2016February 20, 2017
 Spring Break -- no classesMarch 21-25, 2016March 20-24, 2017
 Final ExamsMay 3-6, 2016May 2-5, 2017
 Spring CommencementMay 7, 2016May 6, 2017

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