Staff Senate Projects


Staff Service

Becoming involved in campus committees, organizations, and events is a key way for staff to become more knowledgeable about the university. By supporting and encouraging involvement, you are helping others create a sense of connection that extends across departmental boundaries.


WOU Staff Discounts

Did you know that all of the following companies offer discounts to WOU employees?


Company Discount Instructions
Apple Store $0-150 pricing discounts Shop at http://store.apple.com/us-hedor bring your ID to an Apple Store
AT&T 15% discount on wireless service Start on http://www.att.com/premier, enter your WOU e-mail and follow prompts
Best Buy Staff can access college student pricing discounts Varies by promotion
Dell Computers $0-200 pricing discounts Start at http://www.dell.com/epp, follow prompts
Java Crew Western Wednesday price discounts Shop on Wednesdays with your staff ID
Life Balance Discounts for Providence Members Start on http://www.lifebalanceprogram.com
Microsoft $0-200 pricing discounts, free Office 365 Shop at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/education/students/default.aspx?SearchType=1, select WOU as your institution. For Office 365, start here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/education/products/office/default.aspx#fbid=BB4OCHxQ6Fq
Verizon 18% discount on wireless service Start on http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/employee/eleuLanding.jsp, you will need to upload your most recent paystub


Check out the computer hardware and software discount list maintained by UCS, too:




Staff Development Survey

Staff Senate has put together a brief survey about professional development at WOU. We have heard from our constituents that WOU staff want access to more professional development opportunities and we want to help make this happen. We value your input and we hope that you will take just a few moments to respond:


Take the survey!


Welcome Wolves

Staff Senate is pleased to launch our new program to welcome incoming staff at WOU. The Welcome Wolves program matches new employees with mentor staff members on campus.

Are you new to WOU? Sign up online at any time: New Staff Sign-Up Form



Interested in becoming a mentor? Participation is free and your first cup of coffee is on us! Sign up with the following form. Once you have been paired with an incoming staff member, we will introduce you to your mentee and provide you both with a gift card to a local coffee shop or restaurant: Mentor Staff Sign-Up Form




Staff Senate President - Rip Horsey 503-838-9535  l  email: horseyr@wou.edu