Welcome

The division of Student Affairs at Willamette University fosters a healthy, inclusive learning community in which students discover their passions, develop valuable skills, and commit to responsible citizenship.

We achieve our mission by:

  • Educating the Whole Person. We enrich the mind, body, and spirit of each Willamette student through a diverse range of services and co-curricular opportunities.
  • Cultivating Individual Development. We create opportunities for reflection and assessment through which students identify their strengths and areas for growth. Our students create their own plans for achieving goals in learning, life, and career.
  • Providing Opportunities for Experiential Learning. We encourage students to learn by doing. Through hands-on experiences, students acquire knowledge, develop skills, and gain insight.
  • Promoting Community Engagement. We challenge students to live the University motto: Not Unto Ourselves Alone Are We Born. Through service, students prepare for active roles in their communities.
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Title IX update

Willamette is committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and will update the community when the U.S. Department of Education’s Title IX revisions are released.

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SOAR Center supports basic student needs

Free food, books and clothing are offered through a new student-led initiative.

Michelle Hicks ’20, co-coordinator of the Clothing Share, checks the inventory.
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Families and alumni celebrate the Willamette community

Homecoming and Family Weekend combine for action-packed days of entertainment, commemoration and fun.

A fan in Bearcat attire smiles at cheers among the crowd at a soccer game