In light of the most recent recommendations from the CDC to limit the size of all social and public gatherings, along with the Governor’s March 23 “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order for the State of Washington, the Viking Union will be closed to the public until further notice. For more details on this temporary closure of the Viking Union, and any other coronavirus related information, please visit WWU’s coronavirus resource site.
Arts and Entertainment
KUGS is staffed by students and community volunteers who are committed to providing programming that encourages a greater understanding of the human differences and cultural pluralism within the University community and the world we live in. Through its programming, KUGS serves as a bridge from the University to the surrounding community. VU 700, (360) 650-4771
The Viking Union Gallery is a student-curated exhibition space sponsored by Western Washington University's Associated Student Productions. Our primary focus is to contribute to the artistic culture of Bellingham community while promoting the artwork of Western's student and regional artists. We're located in the Viking Union Building on the Northwestern corner of Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington.
Are you tired of sitting in your room staring at the wall? Why not catch a free showing of a blockbuster hit on the big screen or catch a live show in the Multipurpose Room? These are just a couple of the spectacular activities the AS Productions team works to bring to campus and consequently to your treasure chest of college experiences.
With a view of Bellingham Bay, subdued lighting, comfortable couches and internet access, the Underground Coffeehouse is located on the third floor of the VU. Accessible by the main Garden Street/Main Campus elevators or via stairs from the VU Plaza, this popular student hangout provides designer sandwiches, Italian sodas, and Fair Trade coffee. The Underground Coffeehouse program offers an eclectic mix of musical diversions and spoken word events three times a week during Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters.