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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 12, 2014May 11, 2015
 Memorial Day -- no classesMay 26, 2014May 25, 2015
 Independence Day -- no classesJuly 4, 2014July 4, 2015
 End of Summer SemesterAugust 8, 2014August 7, 2015
FallClasses beginAugust 25, 2014August 24, 2015
 Labor Day -- no classesSeptember 1, 2014September 7, 2015
 Mid-fall Break -- no classesOctober 10, 2014October 9, 2015
 Thanksgiving Break -- no classesNovember 24-28, 2014November 23-27, 2015
 Final ExamsDecember 15-18, 2014December 14-17, 2015
SpringClasses beginJanuary 12, 2015January 11, 2016
 Martin Luther King Day -- no classesJanuary 19, 2015January 18, 2016
 Presidents Day -- no classesFebruary 16, 2015February 15, 2016
 Spring Break -- no classesMarch 23-27, 2015March 21-25, 2016
 Final ExamsMay 5-8, 2015May 3-6, 2016
 Spring CommencementMay 9, 2015May 7, 2016

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