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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 western.edu!

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 2016-17, and 2017-2018.

  
Official
Academic Calendar
2016-2017

(Unofficial)
Academic Calendar
2017-2018

SummerClasses beginMay 9, 2016May 8, 2017
 Memorial Day -- no classesMay 30, 2016May 29, 2017
 Independence Day -- no classesJuly 4, 2016July 4, 2017
 End of Summer SemesterAugust 5, 2016August 4, 2017
    
FallClasses beginAugust 22, 2016August 21, 2017
 Labor Day -- no classesSeptember 5, 2016September 4, 2017
 Mid-fall Break -- no classesOctober 14, 2016October 13, 2017
 Thanksgiving Break -- no classesNovember 21-25, 2016November 20-24, 2017
 Final ExamsDecember 12-15, 2016December 11-14, 2017
    
SpringClasses beginJanuary 9, 2017January 8, 2018
 Martin Luther King Day -- no classesJanuary 16, 2017January 15, 2018
 Presidents Day -- no classesFebruary 20, 2017February 19, 2018
 Spring Break -- no classesMarch 20-24, 2017March 19-23, 2018
 Final ExamsMay 2-5, 2017April 30 - May 4, 2018
 Spring CommencementMay 6, 2017May 5, 2018

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