Walla Walla University boasts a vibrant campus life that students from all over the world come to be a part of. At WWU you'll find a growing Christian community that emphasizes student leadership opportunities, fosters character development, enhances academic success, develops cultural competencies, and prepares students for Christ-inspired leadership roles in a local and global society.
Every undergraduate student is a member of our highly active student association (ASWWU). ASWWU hires more students than any other place on campus to provide a variety of services and activities including publishing a weekly newspaper and annual yearbook, leading outdoor trips, organizing a major service project, putting on social and spiritual events, producing videos, managing bike repair and outdoor gear rental shops, and running a student house known as The Atlas.
Students, faculty, and staff with similar interests connect through campus clubs. There are over 40 student-led clubs to get involved in to discover new interests, meet new people, and enhance your educational experience. Clubs range from academic interest clubs, such as History Club and Mechanical Engineering Club, and culture clubs, such asLatinX Club and French Club, to service-oriented clubs, such as Engineers Without Borders.
The Chaplain's Office is home to Campus Ministries, which produces over a dozen student-led worships each week and organizes local service projects, as well as Student Missions, which prepares students to fill short- and long-term service positions nationally and internationally. The Chaplain's Office exists to minister to the spiritual needs and faith development of the campus community, and prepare individuals to advance the kingdom of God around the world.
The athletics program provides the opportunity for student athletes to develop and exercise their athletic abilities, learn leadership skills, build lasting relationships, and grow spiritually. WWU offers a wide range of varsity sports as well as year-round intramurals so all students can participate in friendly competition.
Arts and music
The Department of Music challenges and nurtures students' musical experience. More than 500 students are involved in at least one music ensemble on campus ranging from a full choir and a small choral ensemble to wind symphony, a full symphony orchestra, a steel band, a big band, a brass quintet, and various other ensembles.
Dedicated to creating uplifting, creative, and professional theatre for the community, the drama program boasts two stages and a full season of shows each year, including two main stage productions as well as an annual student-directed Festival of Shorts. Get involved in more than a dozen productions over the course of time as a student whether it be on stage or behind-the-scenes, or enjoy student discounts to live performances.