As the parent or guardian of a WSU Cougar, you are an integral part of the WSU Community. We hope this newsletter has helped you become more informed about WSU’s top academic programs and the opportunities available to help your son or daughter succeed.  Even though you will not be receiving this newsletter next year, many departments offer resources for parents of current students. These, and many other resources on the WSU website, will continue to keep you informed as your student embarks on this new journey. And as always, keep up with WSU Parents on Facebook!

WSU Message to Parents and Families:  This online newsletter from New Student Programs will continue to keep you informed each semester about current events happening on campus and involvement opportunities for your son or daughter.

Special Occasion Cakes:  If your son or daughter has a birthday or other upcoming special event, order them a cake online from the WSU Crimson Bakeshop.

Student Financial Services Parents Page:  Student Financial Services explains how to view your student’s financial aid status, the Parent PLUS Loan process, potential tax benefits for education and much more!

Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life:  If your student will be going Greek, this page offers an introduction to the different chapters at WSU, gives information on moving out of the residence halls and includes facts regarding the academic success of students involved in Greek Life.

Student Affairs List of Resources: The Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment offers a list of resources in career preparation, finances, student resources and student services for you and your son or daughter.

CougarCard Information for Parents: The CougarCard Center offers resources to help you budget to meet your student’s estimated expenses on campus and lets you deposit money on their CougarCard.

Parent’s Guide to Student Conduct Process: The Office of Student Conduct has a list of standards expected of students and answers to frequently asked questions for parents who may have students facing disciplinary action.

Counseling and Psychological Services Parent Resources:  If your son or daughter experiences stress that affects their academic performance, WSU’s Counseling and Psychological Services can help students overcome challenges they are facing. The student health fee covers the cost of these services.

WSU Foundation’s CougParents Program: WSU Foundation administers a program funded by parents and families of current WSU students. The CougParents Program funds a variety of student programs your son or daughter may be involved with.