The Associated Students of Western Washington University Program Office Standards exist to ensure effective stewardship of the AS mission and emulate the values, best practices, and responsibilities of student employees within AS Program Offices.
The Viking Union/Student Activities area is responsible for providing advisement and management services for the Associated Students' governance, programming, human resource, community, legislative and organizational activities; operation of the Viking Union and related satellite facilities; policy advisement of the Cooperative Bookstore; c
The purpose of the Student Senate is to serve as a legislative body in coordination with the AS Executive Board (ASEB) on
relevant student issues and ensure representation from all students of Western Washington University.
To serve as a legislative body in coordination with the Associated Students Executive Board (ASEB) on
student issues and to increase student involvement and representation in the Associated Students decisionmaking
The AS Motorpool provides Associated Students' programs, support services, organizations, and Viking Union staff access to a variety of vehicles for outdoor recreation trips, cargo hauling, and passenger travel to meetings, conferences, and other events.
The Associated Students encourages the use of the World Wide Web and, in particular, web pages to inform members of the Association and its constituents about the activities, services and offices of the AS The purpose of this policy is to clarify the responsibility of the AS Webmaster, and to provide guidance to the Associated Students and its c
This conference policy governs all programs, organizations and clubs within the Associated Students that come under the jurisdiction of the Activities Council. It also includes employees and volunteers of the Recycle Center and AS Publicity Center.
This policy covers the conduct of gambling activities by the Associated Students programs or organizations. These activities may be conducted as fund-raisers or event programs in accordance with the laws and policies of the State of Washington.
The Viking Union is charged with the responsibility for providing access to its facilities for students, employees, and the general public. These policies are designed to provide necessary access while preserving the security of the facility, its occupants, and its contents.
The Lakewood Watersports Facility serves as a center for general recreational use by members of the University community. The facilities and equipment may also be reserved according to the policies listed, provided that such scheduled use does not significantly interfere with open recreational use.
The Viking Union is the community center of the University and as such, provides a forum for diverse thoughts and multiple activities. Periodical dispensing units are provided in key locations within the complex for a variety of publications which are both internally and externally produced.
The Associated Students of Western Washington University are charged, by the Board of Trustees, with the responsibility for providing a framework for the development of a program of student activities in which student initiative and responsibility may find expression.
This policy provides guidelines for all AS funded travel including conferences, workshops, meetings, club competitions, organization work projects, and transportation for visiting artists and speakers which enhance a particular organization's operations or the AS as a whole.
Western Washington University recognizes the need for groups and individuals to communicate their activities, services, and ideas to the campus community, as well as the need to provide a visually pleasing and organized setting for the campus community to receive such communication.
The Associated Students provides various central administrative services and resources to enable recognized programs, administrative offices, and organizations (clubs) to carry on their respective mandated and/or authorized activities.
This policy shall cover the design, production, distribution, and sale of tickets for films, concerts, slide shows, lectures, and all other events sponsored by the Associated Students. The intention of this policy is to provide for a system that produces clear, legible, and auditable tickets.
The Underground Coffeehouse is a University Dining Services venue provided by the Viking Union located on the third floor. This space provides the University Community with a relaxed and comfortable environment where students and others may enjoy reading, playing board games, shooting pool or taking in a concert or poetry reading.
The Viqueen Lodge is provided by the Associated Students as a leisure activity facility on Sinclair Island, south of Bellingham. Cabin and grounds maintenance are provided by volunteers of the Western Washington University community.
This policy is intended to provide for the orderly use of the exterior spaces on the campus of Western Washington University for the organized dissemination of information, production of planned events, and other activities which might have an impact on the normal operation of the University.
The activities listed in these guidelines are subject to the provisions of the Exterior Space Use Policy, Posting Policy, or other scheduling and reservation policies and procedures that might apply depending upon the nature of the request, e.g., Viking Union/Student Activities/ Associated Students Policies and Procedures, WAC 516.