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A QUICK PARENTS’ GUIDE TO PULLMAN, WASHINGTON

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Colors: Crimson and gray
Nicknames: Cougars, Cougs, Wazzu
Mascot: Butch T. Cougar

Pullman Basics

The City of Pullman is part of Whitman County; Colfax is its county seat. The Palouse, as the area is known, is one of the richest wheat and lentil growing areas in the world, thanks, in part, to the research done in the WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. Pullman’s population is 33,700 people, of which approximately 21,000 are students.

There are many options for travel on campus including the free bus system, Uber, Lyft, local cab companies, and simply walking and … » More …

Save Time and Money With These Tips From SFS

With only one month left until the start of the fall semester, WSU’s Student Financial Services (SFS) wants to ease your student’s transition to college and ensure a financially stable year ahead. These tips can help you and your student save time, reduce worry, avoid potential late fees, and facilitate communication about financial aid. » More …

Get Ready for Move In

Week of Welcome (WOW) and the official university move-in begin on Saturday, August 10. This important and fun week is designed to help students begin their successful college experience.  » More …

Planning Ahead as Students Are Recognizing the Value of a WSU Degree

With our nationally ranked programs, life-changing research, affordability, and friendly Cougar community, students are recognizing the quality and value of a WSU education. As we anticipate welcoming a large, well-prepared freshman class on WSU’s Pullman campus, your student’s safety, academic success, and the essence of the Cougar experience are the focus of our attention. » More …

Feel Alive! With WSU’s Orientation Program

Alive! is WSU’s required (and fun!) orientation program where your student will meet with an advisor and register for classes. It’s an opportunity to explore campus, see residence halls, meet new friends, and experience campus life—oh, and parents are welcome (not required) to attend, too! » More …

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