Working With Us

For over 100 years, we've been providing access and opportunity for the people of Washington and beyond. Our expertise in non-credit and self-sustaining certificate and degree program development, online learning design, conference management, lifelong learning, international and youth programming, and support for University marketing and enrollment management provides unique opportunities to create rewarding learning experiences on behalf of Western Washington University.   

How We Collaborate

You understand the importance of your work and research for the lives of people. We know how to analyze the market, develop financial models, outline recruitment and marketing plans, and launch various types of events and programs. We work as a partner with you throughout the process. Connect with one of our team to get started. 

Working With Western

Outreach and Continuing Education serves under the Provost’s Office in support of Western Washington University’s strategic plan and goals. As such, it embraces the principles of shared governance at the core of institutional success. The Senate Outreach and Continuing Education Committee (SOCEC) is our point of connection with faculty governance.    

External Partnerships

Western recognizes the importance of providing education that supports social mobility through enhanced or new career opportunities. OCE actively partners public and private organizations to provide high-quality and relevant non-credit learning opportunities. 

Current partners include:

  • GreenFig
  • Ed2Go
  • Green Flower