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Western Colorado University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Gunnison, CO

Location and Setting


Gunnison Population
5,873
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
381 acres

Weather

Temperature
16.1 average low in January, 79 average high in September
Rain
71 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Gunnison
Nearest Train Station
126 mile(s) from campus in Grand Junction

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
47% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Mountaineer
School Colors
Crimson and slate

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Soccer x x    
Swimming And Diving x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Soccer x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Soccer    
Swimming And Diving    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), wrestling
Men's Club Sports
baseball, cheerleading, ice hockey, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, skiing (cross-country), soccer, volleyball

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, field hockey, football, golf, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, mountain search and rescue team, student government association, rodeo club, wilderness pursuits, peak productions
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
 

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