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The College of Humanities and Social Sciences serves the University by engaging students in distinctive, diverse programs in social and behavioral sciences and the humanities.  Emerging from a vibrant liberal arts core, our collaborative learning environment inspires individual, social, cultural, creative, and scientific exploration.  Students devise and apply innovative solutions, embrace divergent worldviews, consider the ethical implications of their actions, and communicate effectively in their professional, public, and personal lives.Together, students, faculty and staff generate knowledge, pursue research and foster life-long learning to contribute to the well-being of communities from local to global.


The CHSS Dean’s Fund for Excellence provides critical funding to the annual needs of the college. Your gifts support:

  • Student scholarships
  • Student research and conference travel
  • Investment in equipment
  • Field research and internship opportunities
  • Other departmental needs and student activities

Departments and Special Projects

You can choose to give to any of the departments listed below! Click to read more about and give back to these selected areas below. 

1-to-1 match for Behavioral Neuroscience from NW Pathology!
Thank you! Your first $4000 in gifts have been matched by NW Pathology as an investment in our outstanding Behavioral Neuroscience students.
Psychology Staff Match
Thank you! Your gifts unlocked an additional $2160 to support the Psychology Department, thanks to the generous match organized by the Psychology faculty and staff!
25 / 25 Donors
Top Fundraisers!
The WWU Alumni Association will reward the top five areas that secure the most donors with a bonus of $1,000 each. Congratulations to our winners!
Rank Prize Area of Support Donors
1 $1,000 Club Sports 420
2 $1,000 College of Business and Economics 381
3 $1,000 Athletics 377
4 $1,000 College of Humanities and Social Sciences 310
5 $1,000 College of Science and Engineering 199
New Grad Challenge!
Thank you! Generous gifts from new grads have unlocked an additional $3,000 in funds!
$3,000 MATCHED
Diversity and Inclusion in Psychology 2:1 Challenge!
The first $10,000 in gifts made to the Prim Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship in Psychology will be matched 2:1 by generous alumni of the Psychology Department. Please help us take advantage of this tremendous opportunity to generate much needed resources to help diversify the field of Psychology.
HUB International Bronze Sponsorship
Thank you, HUB International, for supporting our Challenge Pool!
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