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Campus Clubs

Campus clubs at WWU provide students, faculty, and staff to connect based on their interests. This FAQ answers common questions people have about campus clubs at WWU. If you do not see information you are looking for about clubs on campus, please contact the student life manager at Clubs@wallawalla.edu. 

What is the purpose of clubs?

Campus clubs provide opportunities for students, faculty, and staff with similar interests to connect. 

Who runs clubs?

Clubs and their activities are run by students and sponsored by a faculty and/or staff member. The office of Student Life oversees the approval of new clubs and club events. Contact the AVP/Dean of Students, at Clubs@wallawalla.edu for more information about campus clubs.

What clubs can I join? 

View Campus Club Directory for a complete listing of clubs on the WWU campus.

Students are automatically a part of the following clubs based on their residence:

  • AGA (students living in the women's dormitory)
  • Omicrom Pi Sigma (students living in the men's dormitory)
  • Village Club (students living in campus-owned or off-campus housing)

How do I join a club?

1. Go to highpoint.wallawalla.edu and log in using your WWU username and password.
2. Select Student Life.
3. Select My Clubs.
4. Select Join a Club.
5. Browse the listing of campus clubs and select individual clubs for more information on club activities and officers.
6. Become a club member by selecting Join on a club's individual page. Dues will be automatically applied to your WWU account each quarter.

How many clubs can I join?

Students can be a member of a maximum of three (3) clubs at any given time.

Students are automatically a part of residents clubs. These clubs do not count against the three (3) club maximum:

  • AGA (students living in the women's dormitory)
  • Omicrom Pi Sigma (students living in the men's dormitory)
  • Village Club (students living in campus-owned or off-campus housing)

What is the Welcome Back Bash?

The Welcome Back Bash is an annual event for clubs to showcase their purpose and activities. At the Welcome Back Bash students, faculty, and staff can get to know club officers and sponsors and learn more about events put on by different clubs. Students can sign up for clubs at the Welcome Back Bash as well as on myWWU. 

How do I start a club?

  1. Contact Hilary Catlett (hilary.catlett@wallawalla.edu), AVP/Dean of Students, with your idea for a club.
  2. Draft a constitution and bylaws for your club and find a club sponsor (WWU faculty or staff member).
  3. Submit your constitution, bylaws, and student club application to Hilary Catlett.
  4. Await club approval.
  5. Print and complete the Club Signature Authorization Sheet to authorize club charges.
  6. Run a club table at the Welcome Back Bash.
  7. Recruit members to sign up at myWWU.

How do I drop my membership from a club? 

Contact your club's president, sponsor, or another club officer to drop your membership from a club. If you are unable to contact any club leadership, contact the AVP/Dean of Students at Clubs@wallawalla.edu to drop a club.

How do I learn about my club's upcoming events?

Contact your clubs' officers or sponsor to find out about upcoming club events. Club officers and sponsors can be found on myWWU.

How do I plan a club event?

The Club Event Planning Checklist is a resource and guide for club officers and sponsors planning a club event or activity. If you have any questions or concerns about planning a club event, please contact the office of Student Life for more information by emailing Clubs@wallawalla.edu or calling (509) 527-2122. Note: If your event involves physical activity, charging for food service, guest speakers/artist, third-party collaboration, or any activity that could be considered high risk, your event planning must follow the Event Approval Checklist.

Last update on November 9, 2017