WU Guide to Portals (Useful Online Systems) + Campus Resources + Campus Activities

THE OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION HAS PUT TOGETHER THIS PAGE FOR USEFUL LINKS TO RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO YOU ON CAMPUS.   THIS PAGE IS DIVIDED INTO 4 USEFUL SECTIONS.

  1. WU Portals (the way you access information online)
  2. Willamette Campus Resources (printing, tutoring, etc.)
  3. Activities on Campus (events, outdoor, etc.)
  4. Helpful Administrative Offices

WU Portals (academic sites and resources): 

**  WU Portal  **

This is the MAIN portal point for your WU life.  It contains the starting point for many other portals you'll be using as a student to manage your student life.  You will access it and all other portals with your WU credentials.  Remember, your WU username is the part of your email before the @willamette.edu.  Your password is the same as your WU email password.

WISE

Through WISE, professors post information on classes including assignments, due dates, class readings, and documents. Students on campus are very familiar with this site, so ask your peers (or OIE staff) for help navigating.  

SAGE

SAGE Student Planning is a tool designed to help undergraduate (CAS) students plan their path to degree completion.  Students may create a plan for future semesters, schedule course sections, track progress, request review of their plan by their advisor, and register for courses all in one place.  For help, see the student reference.

Handshake 

Through Handshake, you can find and apply to campus job postings.   BE CAREFUL because off-campus jobs are also often listed here.  Remember, as an international student, the only easy employment (and legal) is CAMPUS employment.

Workday

Used for a variety of Human Resources and Payroll processes.  If you work on campus, you will use this portal to update your time sheet so you can be paid.

**  My Folder  **

This is a special portal created just for international students at WU.  It links you to resources you'll need as an international student living in the U.S. and studying at WU.

Willamette campus resources: 

Free Printing from WUPrint 

You can print for free from any printer on campus, just upload your document as a PDF for printing. 

Writing Center 

The Writing Center is a place where members of the Willamette community can discuss and work on their writing in a comfortable, supportive atmosphere.

Quad Center 

The Center for Quantitative Understanding, Analysis, and Design (“QUAD”) is a new initiative at Willamette University, supporting students and faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences in their efforts to develop and apply quantitative reasoning or “QR” skills.

WITS

WITS provides the computing, telecommunications, multimedia, audio-visual, networking, and classroom technology services necessary for the academic and administrative needs of the university community. WITS supports technology-equipped classrooms and provides equipment for check-out.

Peer Tutoring

Academic assistance is available for most courses. Success follows from consistent effort and engagement with course material. Before you seek tutoring, talk to your professor! 

Language Learning Center 

Through technology, the Language Learning Center supports the lifelong process of learning languages and cultures. Our physical space, the World Languages Studio, serves as a connection for faculty, research, students, the language learning experience, cultures, other disciplines and the real world.

Associated Students of Willamette University (ASWU)

The Associated Students of Willamette University (ASWU) is a student government organization that serves a constituency of over two-thousand fee-paying students attending Willamette University’s College of Arts & Sciences.

Not Alone: Sexual Assault Resources for students

Willamette University is very committed to the safety of all students.  We offer many opportunities to learn more about keeping yourself safe and protecting others.  This resource area allows you to access information for yourself and services if you or someone you know has been harmed.

Activities on campus: 

Willamette Events Board (WEB)

WEB is a board of thirteen students whose goal continues to be to consistently provide high quality programming for Willamette students.

Outdoor Program 

Willamette’s Outdoor Program will get you out of your dorm room and into the wonderful wilderness. It’s a great way to enjoy the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, and to build endurance and camaraderie.

Sparks Athletic Center 

All students have free membership to the athletic center! Sparks memberships provide the opportunity for the non-Willamette community to access Sparks Fitness Center, Henkle Gym, and Sparks Pool.

Theatre at Willamette 

All of our theatre performances are open to the public and we welcome the Salem community to the M. Lee Pelton Theatre on campus.

Bearcat Bulletin 

The Bearcat Bulletin is designed to help our community easily find and share information about Willamette’s people and programs. 

  • Check your WU email regularly for events on campus!

Helpful Administrative Offices:

Registrar 

The Registrar’s office exists to facilitate student enrollment and graduation from Willamette University.

Financial Aid Office 

Willamette University recognizes that cost may be a concern as you plan to invest in your educational goals.

Willamette University

Office of International Education

Address
Global Learning Center
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
Phone
503-375-5493

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