Our Mission

Sykes Union and Student Activities creates vibrant campus community through excellent programs and services.

Our Vision

To be a leader in intentional community building that prioritizes student success through:

  • Creating and sustaining affirming spaces for all
  • Providing students leadership opportunities
  • Fostering campus traditions
  • Offering meaningful experiences focused on a sense of belonging

Our Values

Integrity- Being reliable and trustworthy through our words, actions, decisions, and beliefs, especially when no one is watching.   
Learning- Creating spaces and experiences that allow for personal growth, gaining new perspectives, building skills, and obtaining knowledge. 
Joy- Cultivating a fun, positive, and affirming experience that fosters community and makes you want to return.   
Empathy- Taking the perspective of another with compassion and recognizing that people are multifaceted individuals who lead complex lives beyond our brief moments of interaction.

Commitment to Social Justice

Sykes Union and Student Activities values cultivating affirming spaces in our building and programs for all students and the WCU community. We will continue to do so even in the most challenging and uncertain of times.

Sykes Union is a student-centered place that is committed to providing space to gather, unite, and share ideas. Our team is dedicated to the role of the college union and utilizing our resources in the active pursuit of equity and social justice.

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Spring 2024

Monday-Friday 7:30 AM-11:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM-11:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM- 10:00 PM

Please reference the Campus Store website or the Dining Services website for up to date store and food court hours of operation.



If you have any comments, concerns, or suggestions, we encourage you to share them with us. The Sykes Student Union staff strives to provide excellence and we appreciate your feedback.


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