Find Your Community
The Multicultural Center
Through the advocacy work of Western students, the Multicultural Center opened in 2019 and allowed for an expansion of Ethnic Student Center (ESC), the Student Advocacy and Identity Resource Centers (SAIRC) and more. The ESC is made up of 19 different clubs all working together to Affirm identities, Build a sense of community and Cultivate leadership. For over 30 years the ESC has been home away from home for many students of Color on Western's campus.19 ESC Clubs Look Inside the MCC Contact the ESC
Western has more than 250 student-run clubs. Whether you're into bees, Among Us, Star Wars, or random acts of kindness, there's something for everyone here. Make friends! Try new things!
The Outdoor Center
The Outdoor Center offers all kinds of outdoor adventures on and off campus. Learn a new skill, take a backpacking adventure, or get your bike fixed in the on-campus bike shop. Don't want to pack all your gear with you to college? You can rent some here!
Looking to connect with Western’s LGBTQ+ community? LGBTQ+ Western is here for you with all manner of information, resources, advocacy and celebration! Want to join a club? There are seven different LGBTQ+ clubs to explore, from the Queer Eco Justice club to the Queer and Trans People of Color club to Western Gaymers.
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Come play Minecraft on the server made for WWU students by WWU students. Use the command "/pw Marketplace" to jump to the action!
The English word raccoon comes from the Powhatan word aroughcun, which means "animal that scratches with its hands."