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Congratulations! You’ve been admitted to WSU!

Now it’s time to confirm your spot in the Coug family. Here’s how you can pay your $200 non-refundable tuition deposit and confirm your admission to WSU. This will reserve your spot at WSU and allow you to apply for campus housing and sign up for orientation and class registration. Campus housing and orientation are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

How to pay your $200 non-refundable tuition deposit:

  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the applicant homepage, select the Admissions tile.
  3. Click the Accept button and then confirm that you accept.
  4. Click the Pay Tuition Deposit button and log in to Advance Pay with your student ID number and birthday (MMDD).
  5. Then follow the instructions to pay the $200 advanced tuition/confirmation deposit to hold your spot in the incoming class.


  1. Turn off all pop-up blockers from your internet browser.
  2. Go to the Account Creation webpage and enter the Temporary Access Network Key (TANK) that was emailed to you when you applied for admission (if you don’t know your TANK, please contact the Office of Admissions at 888-468-6978 or
  3. You will be prompted to select an email address for a PIN delivery.
  4. Your PIN should arrive shortly. When you receive it, return to the Account Creation webpage.
  5. Enter your PIN and birth date to continue.
  6. Create a password for your Network ID along with a “Question and Answer” combination for additional security. After submitting, a confirmation email will follow shortly.
  7. Keep a record of your new Network ID, as you will continue to use this throughout your time at WSU. Print the confirmation page or store a copy in a safe location until you’ve memorized your new Network ID and password.

If you have any questions during the Network ID account creation process, please contact the WSU Help Desk, Monday-Friday between 8:00am-5:00pm (PST), at 509-335-4357 or

Ready to confirm your admission, but finances holding you back? We can help! Contact your personal admission counselor for assistance.

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