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What is myWSU?

myWSU is your applicant and student portal, where you can view your admission status, financial aid and scholarships, register for classes, check your grades, and much more. The following information will serve as a guide for the setup and use of your myWSU account.


First time users

How to log in to myWSU for the first time (students or applicants):
  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 admissions@wsu.edu).
  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 birthdate 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 helpdesk@wsu.edu.

Parent/Spouse/Other — How to view a student’s information with Third Party Access:
  1. The WSU student or applicant will need to log in to their myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu select “self service” then click “third party access.”
  3. Select “third party access” again and follow instructions on how to give access.

Admission process

How to update your contact information (email, mailing address, phone number, etc.):
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. Go to “My Profile” and select “Update Personal Information.”
  3. Select the address type to be changed, or one of the other options available.
How to set up your WSU email account:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main page select “CONTENT” from the upper right hand corner.
  3. A new window will open, check the box next to “Office 365 (One Time Password)” and save.
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the myWSU homepage and select the Office 365 link.
  5. Sign-in using the login information provided.
  6. When prompted, reset your password.
How to check what is needed to complete your application:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu select “self service” then select “student center.”
  3. View checklist items on the right hand side of the page under “Admissions.”
  4. Click “details” then the checklist item for further information/explanation of the requested item.
  • NOTE: Submitted items such as transcripts and test scores may take up to 3 weeks to show they’ve been received.
  • NOTE: If your status reads “APP RECEIVED, NOT YET REVIEWED”, we have received your application, but it has not been reviewed. Checklist items will be out of date.
What do the symbols in my student center mean?
zzusis-warningIncomplete: File is incomplete, please refer to the items listed under “Admissions.”

zzusis-greenlightComplete: File is complete, no additional information is needed at this time.

zzusis-checkAdmitted: Offered admission. Click the accept link if you are ready to pay your $200 confirmation deposit and accept your offer of admission.

zzusis-shieldConfirmed: Your spot in our incoming class has been reserved for the term listed. Welcome to WSU!

Where can I find my WSU student ID number?
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. Click “Go to my student center”
  3. Under the “Personal Information” tab, click “Demographic Data”
How to pay your $200 confirmation deposit:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu select “self service” then select “student center.”
  3. In the middle of the “student center” you’ll see a link that says “accept/decline admission”, click that link.
  4. Accept your offer of admission and then proceed to pay the $200 advanced tuition/confirmation deposit to hold your spot in the incoming class.

**Do not click the “make a payment” button.**

How to read/review the transfer equivalency guide:
  1. Visit myWSU homepage.
  2. Click the “Transfer Course Information” link
  3. Select “Browse Transfer Course Information” if you know the WSU course you need to take.
  4. Select “Transfer Course Search” if you know the transfer institution course and want to know the WSU equivalent.
How to read/review your transfer credit report:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu select “self service.”
  3. From “self service” select “transfer credit” then click “view transfer credit report.”

Financial aid & student account information

How to review what is missing from your financial aid file:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu select “self service” then select “student center.”
  3. View checklist items on the right hand side under “finances.”
  4. Click “details” and then select the item for further information on the missing document.
How to view your financial aid award:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu select “self service” then select “student center.”
  3. Select “View Financial Aid” under the finances tab.
  4. Select 2016 year (for spring 2017 start) or 2017 year (for fall 2016 start).
How to accept/decline your financial aid loans:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu select “self service” then select “student center.”
  3. Under finances select “Accept/Decline Awards”
  4. Select 2016 year (for spring 2017 start) or 2017 year (for fall 2016 start).
  5. Click “accept/decline” awards.
How to view itemized list of charges and payments:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu select “self service” then select “student center.”
  3. Select Account Inquiry under the Finances tab (under “My Account”).
  4. Click “account inquiry” tab.
  5. Next, select the “activity” tab.
  6. You should see all charges and payments that have been made here.
  7. Select “summary” or “charges due” tab to see all outstanding charges.
  8. Under the “payments” tab you will see any past/current payments that have been made.
Setting up direct deposit, bank accounts and student permissions:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu selct “self service” then select “student center.”
  3. Account services has three tabs that show direct deposit, student permission and bank accounts.
  4. Select the “direct deposit” tab to add or modify a bank account for direct deposit.
  5. Select the “student permission” tab to grant permission for financial aid.
  6. Select the “bank accounts” tab to see what bank accounts are associated with your student account.

Other next steps

How to reserve your textbooks:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu select “self service” then select “student center.”
  3. Under academics use the drop down menu to find “class schedule” then click “go.”
  4. Click the Bookie logo located in the top middle of the page.
  5. Allow the shopping cart to load your books automatically based on your schedule or select the option to manually add your books.
How to view your class schedule:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu select “self service” then select “student center.”
  3. Under academics use the drop down menu to find “class schedule” then click “go.”
How to purchase a WSU Athletics student sports pass:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. From the main menu select “student” then “athletics- sports pass.”
  3. Select the academic year.
  4. You may be asked if you would like to purchase additional optional services.  Either accept or decline the service.
How to add (register for) classes:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. Click on the “student center.”
  3. Select “enroll” on the top left side.
  4. Click on the “add” tab at the top.
  5. Use the search bar to search by class number or select class search.
  6. Select subject and search.
  7. Once you’ve identified the class you wish to enroll in, click the green button that says “select class.”
  8. The class is now in your shopping cart.  To check out, complete the next two steps by clicking complete step 2 of 3 and then pressing confirm to finish adding the class.
  9. Your class should now be added but double check that the class is added in your student center in your student schedule.
How to drop (remove) classes:
  1. Log in to your myWSU account here.
  2. Click on the “student center.”
  3. Select “enroll” on the top left side.
  4. Click on the “drop” tab at the top.
  5. Select the class that you want to drop and click “drop selected class,” then “confirm.”
  6. Select the box of the class that you want to drop and click “drop selected class.”
How to purchase software for your computer:
  1. From your myWSU homepage, find the Quick Links section.
  2. Under this heading select “Tech Store.” You will then be directed to the Tech Store’s homepage (where you may find other useful resources – computer rentals, which software is appropriate, contact info, etc.)
  3. Select the tab at the top of the page titled “Personal Purchases.” You will be directed to a list of brand links that you may purchase software through.
  4. Select the link that fits your search and you will be directed to a buying page for the brand (i.e. Apple directs to the ‘purchases for education’ page and Microsoft directs to another links page for free software that can be downloaded and a purchasing option for WSU students).

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