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On July 8, 2016, Western Oregon University’s most dedicated financial supporters were honored at the [...]

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As finals week is approaching closer, so is something else: sweet, sweet, summer. The dreaded exams [...]

  • May have to re-do the admissions requirements for Pokemon. This pidgey is quite persistent. 
#howlaboutit #pokemongo
  • Head on over to the Morgan Alexander concert at WUC Plaza - happening right now!
  • Beautiful day for a concert at WUC Plaza. Come check it out until 1pm. Free dessert and food available for purchase. #howlaboutit
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  • This little one was caught trying to sneak into the President's Club dinner tonight. #pokemongo #howlaboutit
  • The annual President's Club Dinner is happening right now. This event honors those who make significant financial contributions to support WOU and our students. Thank you for your support!

Have you received a scholarship? Tell us how its impacted your life.

  • A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Student Health and Counseling Center this afternoon. The building will open spring 2017!
  • The Richard Woodcock Education Center is looking great!
#howlaboutit #education #construction
  • We're so excited to break ground on this facility! The new Student Health & Counseling Center will open spring 2017. Come over to the grassy area just north of the Winters Math & Nursing Building at 4 p.m. Friday to celebrate this groundbreaking and grab a piece of cake.
  • You've got to head over to the WUC Plaza now to catch Ben Rice! There's some free cobbler and food for purchase too. Nom nom. #howlaboutit #summer
  • Representing WOU in the Monmouth/Independence Fourth of July parade today. Who went to the parade? Share your pics of our float with #howlaboutit.
#july4th #fourthofjuly #4thofjuly
  • People have been putting out chairs over the past few days. Folks seem ready for tomorrow's parade! #howlaboutit #fourthofjuly #4thofjuly

Want to get outside and enjoy this beautiful weather? Come to campus and watch the Valley Shakespeare Company at WOU perform "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on the Leinwand outdoor stage (near Rice Auditorium).

It's set in the deep South at the time of the Civil War. The production is free and open to the public. It is appropriate for all ages. Shows are July 27 - July 30 at 8 p.m.
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Whoop, whoop.... Western Oregon University is bringing their beloved mascot "Wolfie" to be in the Dallas Summerfest parade this year!!! Come down and join us as well! Parade starts at 11am sharp NEXT Saturday, July 30 in downtown Dallas! Credit: photo's of Wolfie taken by Western Oregon University.

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Recent talk from President Fuller at the Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce meeting on July 13. ... See MoreSee Less

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Swing by the WUC Plaza at noon today for some music by Ben Rice, free cobbler, and food for purchase. Don't you love the Summer Heatwave Concert Series? We do! ... See MoreSee Less

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Western Oregon Journal

The Western Oregon Journal is WOU’s weekly newspaper. This award-winning newspaper is written, edited and printed by students. wou.edu/westernjournal


KWOU is Western Oregon University’s student-run internet radio station. Featuring DJs who are students and interesting programs, interviews and specials, KWOU is emerging as WOU students’ favorite radio station! wou.edu/kwou/

Northwest Passage

The Northwest Passage is WOU’s campus literary and arts publication, published twice each academic year. We take submissions for stories, poetry, photography and more. wou.edu/northwestpassage/

  • SOAR - Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration for admitted freshmen. Attend academic advising with faculty. Complete registration for fall term classes. Learn about valuable campus resources. Get a WOU student ID card Tour the residence halls. More information.


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