Viking Union Mission Statement

The Viking Union welcomes and engages students, faculty, staff, and guests in building a diverse community. We continually strive to enhance the Western Experience through supporting student leadership, campus involvement and creative expression, and by providing services and events in our venues.

Building Campus Community at Western Washington University

Serving students, faculty, staff, and other members of the University community; the Viking Union provides resources and opportunities for community building through:

  • Facilitating a welcoming atmosphere that is conducive to personal growth and cooperative spirit.
  • Providing advisement and management services for Associated Students’ governance and activities.
  • Coordination of programming to foster creativity, diversity, knowledge, leadership, social development, and recreation.
  • Operation of Viking Union facilities and locations, coordination of dining services, and administration of student and campus activity policies.