Office of Diversity, Recruitment and Retention
Martinez Fellowship Program
Application open now! Deadline extended to May 6th.
The Martinez Fellowship Program aims to provide Teachers of Color with crucial resources for professional development and early career coaching throughout their undergraduate and graduate studies.
Similar to the mission of the Office of Diversity, Recruitment and Retention, the Martinez Fellowship Program is dedicated to improving teacher diversity and the retention of teachers of color in Washington State.
Link for the application and additional information: https://wce.wwu.edu/martinez-fellowship-program
Woodring Advising Office
- Woodring Advising Homepage
- Advising Notice: Currently, Teacher Education Admissions Staff are working remotely. Use the link above to set up a virtual advising appointment.
On Campus Resources
Food and Shelter
- WWU Office of Student Life will connect you with a wide range of resources from food gift cards to rental assistance and technology issues – complete the survey here.
- WWU emergency mental health services are available 24/7 by phone to current WWU students by calling 360-650-3164. During after hours students can call this number and press 1 to reach an emergency on-call counselor
- Western’s Counseling Center recommends a number of other self-help resources for anxiety and depression
- The American Psychological Association also offers suggestions for navigating life during COVID-19
- Crisis Text Line: 741-741
Resources for Undocumented & Immigrant Students
- WWU Undocumented Students Resources
- Blue Group: WWU Student Organization
- The Blue Group provides a safe space for undocumented students and their allies to better enhance their college experience by providing resources and putting on events for the greater community.
- Northwest Justice Project (through Washington State)
- Federal Student Aid (FAFSA & WAFSA)
- Woodring Scholarships
- WWU Scholarships
- Testing Vouchers
- Testing vouchers for the West-B, West-E, and NES are available as requested. Please contact Daisy Padilla for more information.
- Travel Funding
- Additional funds to reimburse significant (i.e. outside of Bellingham) travel to and from campus are available as requested. Please contact Daisy Padilla for more information.
Community & Institutional Partnerships
- Students in the Everett area: WWU students who are in programs offered in Everett are provided up to three sessions per academic year (must be enrolled at the time of seeking counseling services). Students should contact the counselor directly to schedule an appointment:
- Chett Hill, MA, LMHC
- Northwest Psychological Counseling
- 206-650-5910 | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Recruiting Washington Teachers/Bilingual Educators Initiative
- Skagit Valley College
- Whatcom Community College
WWU Tutoring Center
Hours (currently online):
Sundays: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Mondays - Thursdays: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Fridays: 10:00am - 5:00pm
You can also schedule an appointment online with a tutor outside of our drop-in hours