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Send Your Students to Preview College Life

What is Fall Preview?

This is an opportunity for students to enjoy a day of university life! Students explore programs, meet faculty, and tour facilities at WSU. There is an academic fair to get information about student organizations, helpful resources, and academic programs that match student interests. Students visit one of our residence halls, have lunch at a dining center, and enjoy a guided campus tour.

There will be a parents-only panel session where parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered by representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid & Scholarships, Residence Life, Greek Life and Campus Police.

Encourage your students to sign … » More …

Send Your Students to Preview College Life

What is Fall Preview?

This is an opportunity for students to enjoy a day of university life! Students explore programs, meet faculty, and tour facilities at WSU. There is an academic fair to get information about student organizations, helpful resources, and academic programs that match student interests. Transfer students will attend a transfer workshop, enjoy a private lunch with prospective transfer and current WSU students, along with a guided residence hall tour on campus or explore off-campus living options on their own.

Encourage your students to sign up for Fall Preview: a Pullman campus visit opportunity for students and their families.

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Carson College of Business Curriculum Change

Washington State University’s Carson College of Business is excited to announce a new curriculum for all incoming freshmen students seeking Business Administration and Hospitality Business Management degrees. Our catalog has been updated to reflect the new degree requirements and pathways have been constructed for students that plan to transfer credits into WSU.

What Changed

To align our curriculum with the intended goals and learning outcomes for the Carson College of Business, there have been several updates made at all levels of the Business Administration and Hospitality Business Management undergraduate programs. The majority of these changes affect the Certification (Program Entry) requirements, but also includes the … » More …

MAY 1 IS NATIONAL COLLEGE DECISION DAY

May 1 is known as National College Decision Day, which is the deadline for students to confirm their admission. Our 2018-19 class was the largest class yet. We still have spots available but we are filling up quickly. Encourage your student to confirm before May 1 to save their seat for the fall 2019 semester. Confirmations will be accepted after May 1 on a space available basis only.

WSU SUPPORTS STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH

Transitioning to college is an exciting time for many students. This transition can also be challenging and stressful. Stress can develop from academic pressure, relationship changes, lack of sleep, and becoming more independent. Stress can affect mental health and impact school, and even day to day living. “Student mental health has long been a high priority at Washington State,” said Ellen Taylor, associate vice president for student engagement. “We want to make sure all students are aware of the services we have available, how to access them and provide them with assistance as quickly as possible. We also want students to know that everyone needs … » More …

AVOID FRESHMAN-YEAR RISKS

Discussing college life with your student can make the transition to higher education a little easier. Roles for parents and students can change during this transition. WSU research is tracking ways to support parent–student relationships during what can be a student’s first foray into adulthood. As part of a study aimed at increasing resources for healthy parent-child relationships by exploring positive ways for parents to support their college-age students, WSU researchers surveyed members of the past two incoming classes, learning how the handbook and other resources are helping parents and students.

See the full article in the WSU Insider.

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS TO GET AHEAD

Summer is a good time for students to get a head start on their college plans. Everyone is welcome at Summer Session, including current students, newly admitted students, and those interested in just taking a class or two without matriculating at WSU. Check out the chart on our registration page to find out what your student needs to register for summer courses.

Registration is now open for Summer Advantage, June 24–July 26, a unique program offering incoming freshmen an early start on their college career! Summer Advantage is an opportunity to earn up to 8 credits, 6 of which can be UCORE requirements, … » More …

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS TO GET AHEAD

Summer is a good time for students to get a head start on their college plans. Everyone is welcome at Summer Session, including current students, newly admitted students, and those interested in just taking a class or two without matriculating at WSU. Check out the chart on our registration page to find out what your students need to register for summer courses.

Registration is now open for Summer Advantage, June 24–July 26, a unique program offering incoming freshmen an early start on their college career! Summer Advantage is an opportunity to earn up to 8 credits, 6 of which can be UCORE requirements, … » More …

HELP YOUR STUDENT FIGURE OUT PLACEMENT EXAMS

WSU uses placement exams to help determine the proficiencies of your student so we can enroll them in the most appropriate core math and English courses. While most students are required to take the exams, if your student has transferable college credit in math and/or English, he or she might not need to take them.

Use these quick reference guides to see if your student needs to take our math and writing placement exams:

Math placement guide

Math placement exceptions

Writing placement guide

More information about our math and English placement exams can be found by visiting the following sites:

Math … » More …

HELP YOUR STUDENTS FIGURE OUT PLACEMENT EXAMS

WSU uses placement exams to help determine the proficiencies of your students so we can enroll them in the most appropriate core math and English courses. While most students are required to take the exams, if your students have transferable college credit in math and/or English, they might not need to take them.

Use these quick reference guides to see if your students need to take our math and writing placement exams:

Math placement guide

Math placement exceptions

Writing placement guide

More information about our math and English placement exams can be found by visiting the following sites:

Math Placement Exam—make … » More …

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