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Commuter Students

Do you need a place to go while waiting for your next class? Visit the venue created for your convenience in the south side of the dining hall. This area will be open Monday – Thurs from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Commuter students are expected to live up to the standards of the WAU community. All commuter students have access to campus facilities (recreation room, lounge, dining hall, etc.) upon presentation of current WAU student ID Commuter students are encouraged to participate in the life of the University by becoming actively involved in campus activities, such as joining Delta Sigma Tau (Men’s Club, ext. 4043); Theta Alpha Beta (Women’s Club, ext. 4174). They are encouraged to participate in all Student Association and campus-wide activities. If a commuter student is interested in becoming part of the Commuter Student Task Force, please contact the Office for Student Life at ext. 4110.

Commuter Student Meal Plan.

Commuter students are eligible for a student meal discount if they purchase at least 5 meals in advance: breakfast @ $4.50 x 5 = $22.50; lunch @ $5.50 x 5 = $27.50; dinner @ $6.50 x 5 = $32.50. See Dining Services to obtain discount.

Commuter Student Task Force.

To assist commuter students in becoming fully engaged in campus life, this task force has been created. If you are desirous of being a part of the leadership or an active participant, contact the Office for Student Life with ideas and suggestions.


A limited number of lockers are located outside Accounting Services in the lobby of Wilkinson Hall. These are available for commuter student use. Accounting Services manages the lockers. The lockers are signed out on a semester-by-semester basis, first come, first served. There is a $5 deposit when you are issued a key. When the key is returned at the end of the semester, you will receive your deposit back. If the key is not returned at the end of the semester, there will be a $25 re-key fee.


School of Arts & Social Sciences 

The School of Arts & Social Sciences offers a curriculum focused on fostering the development of the skills essential to be successful in the global service economy of the 21st Century: writing, critical thinking, debate, analysis, and an understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity.

School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness

The School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness employs a philosophy that balances practical training and theory in approaching education for future health sciences professionals. We bridge the gap between concept and practice.

School of Graduate & Professional Studies (SGPS)

For more than 30 years, WAU has been a leader in providing career building undergraduate degree programs for working professionals. WAU has continued to expand those offerings by adding graduate programs. This provides undergraduate students the opportunity to transition into graduate programs and continue to enhance their skills and competitive marketability.