Next Week at WOU (Feb. 10 to 16)

Looking for things to do at WOU next week? We’ve got you covered with a selection of upcoming events. See the full calendar here or on your MyWOU app.

Important Notices

Community members are welcome to attend public lectures, athletic events and more. Come explore what’s happening at Western Oregon University.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

A white coffee cup on a book.
Western Oregon University offers students many ways to explore career options, including Coffee Talk.

COFFEE TALK: CHINTIMINI WILDLIFE CENTER: Chintimini provides care for injured and orphaned wildlife with the goal of returning them to their natural habitat and fosters a connection between people and wildlife through education. Volunteers are Chintimini’s infrastructure. To continue to have a strong rehab center, they need your help. Every week, nearly 100 volunteers come to the center to care for the wildlife patients that grace their doorstep. 2 to 4 p.m. at the WUC.

ALUMNI & FRIENDS AFTER HOURS: SALEM: All attendees will receive a free WOU pint glass and be entered into a drawing for great prizes. Bring your own food as this establishment doesn’t have onsite food or enjoy the snacks provided by Cutting Edge Appreciation Cutco Business Gifts. Bring a friend and be entered into the drawing twice! This is a great networking opportunity. Beverage purchases are on your own. The event runs 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Westside Taphouse. Contact Alumni Relations Coordinator Emily Lafon at 503-838-8710 or for additional information.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

KRISPY KREME FUNDRAISER: WOU’s Business and Economics Club will be selling Krispy Kreme for Valentine’s Day! Come by and buy donuts! 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the WUC.

Congress to Campus logo
Western Oregon University welcomes Congress to Campus Feb. 11 to Feb. 13.

CONGRESS TO CAMPUS: Former U.S. House Representatives Nick Lampson (D-Tx) and Rod Chandler (R-WA will share how the U.S. Congress functions, promote bipartisanship and discuss the value of public service. 7 p.m. in the Werner University Center.


Thursday, Feb. 13

TO IMMIGRANTS WITH LOVE: Unidos Club be show its support by incorporating messages of love to immigrants. This event is being made to show that immigrants are welcomed and supported by the club.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the WUC. 

VALENTINE DINNER: Celebrate your friendship with your friends beginning at 5 p.m. at Valsetz Dinning Hall.

THE DANCE OF ROMANCE:  Abby’s House invites you and your friends to its dance. There will be refreshments served and you don’t need a date to attend the fun event. 7 p.m. Pacific Room in the WUC.

Western Oregon's men's basketball team.
Come cheer for Western Oregon’s men’s and women’s basketball teams on Feb. 13. Both teams are playing at home.

TWO HOOP GAMES: Cheer for Western Oregon University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams who are both playing at home. The women’s game against Seattle Pacific begins at 5:15 p.m. and the men’s game against Western Washington starts at 7:30 p.m. in New P.E. Students WOU students and children 6 years old and younger are admitted for free. Tickets for adults are $7 and tickets for seniors (65 and older) and students with ID are $5.


WOU women's basketball team
Come cheer for Western Oregon University’s women’s basketball team.

Friday, Feb. 14

CELEBRATE OREGON’S BIRTHDAY: Oregon was founded on Feb. 14, 1859. It was the 33rd state admitted into the union. Celebrate Oregon’s birthday with foods and beverages made in Oregon.

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY: Need ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Flowers, chocolate and cards are great but think about what your sweetheart likes to do. Maybe tickets to a play, movie or concert, outdoor gear, a book, a picnic or dinner.

If you are hosting a campus event, be sure to add it to the calendar by visiting and click “submit event.”

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