The University provides support services to individuals who have been the subject of alleged discrimination or harassment. Support services are also available to those individuals who are involved in the Discrimination Complaint Procedure as a respondent, witness, advisor or third-party reporter. Individuals impacted by sexual misconduct should also view the resources available on the Sexual Harassment & Sexual Violence webpage.
Support Services & Reporting Options
The Counseling Center provides confidential counseling, including crisis appointments and after-hours emergency services. The Counseling Center also assists students by referring them to other services on campus and to community resources that can offer more specialized or longer-term help with problems and concerns.
The Student Health Center provides confidential health care, including primary health, women’s health and behavioral health services. The experienced staff, consisting of a team of board-certified physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and medical assistants, is dedicated to providing accessible, high quality medical care.
Human Resources can assist employees with a wide variety of services including work-related consultation and professional development training. State law allows employees to take leave from work, with or without pay, to address legal or law enforcement needs and obtain medical, mental health and social services assistance.
The Employee Assistance Program provides confidential help to public employees regarding personal and work-related problems. Consultations are available at no cost to covered employees and adult members of their households. (877) 313-4455 (appointment scheduling); (866) 704-6364 (after-hours help line).
The Western Washington University Police Department is dedicated to the safety and security of our campus community. The University Police can also assist with safety planning and providing campus escorts.
The EO Office coordinates closely with adjacent offices on campus to provide coordinated prevention and response to allegations of discrimination and harassment. The Office facilitates the Discrimination Complaint Procedure.