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Get Third Party Access to See Your Student’s Information

Now that your future Coug is transitioning to college, there is an important topic WSU’s Student Financial Services (SFS) encourages parents and guardians to discuss with their student: Third Party Access (TPA).

Until now you have been able to access information about your student, but come the first day of the WSU semester, parents no longer have access to all of their student’s information due to the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). » More …

For A Smooth Financial Aid Process: Students Should Check Email Often

Over the next few months, please remind your students to check email often. Email is the primary method of contact for WSU families about the financial aid process.

As always, Student Financial Services staff is available for students and parents. If any of your students have questions or need financial aid guidance, please have them contact SFS at or 509-335-9711. The SFS website  and social media pages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are great resources for the latest financial aid information, quick tips, and scholarship opportunities.

WSU Transfer Days Bring the Answers

WSU hosted two Transfer Days this spring, one at Spokane Falls Community College and one at Bellevue College. These events brought WSU admission counselors, academic representatives, and transfer credit experts to the colleges so all of students’ questions could be answered in one place.

Many students took advantage of the individual pre-advising appointments and transfer credit reports that outline how their classes will transfer to WSU. They could also get information about how to certify into specific majors and about the scholarships they may be eligible for, such as the Crimson Transfer Award, valued at $2,000 per year!

Thank you to Spokane Falls Community … » More …

Financing A College Degree? Remember These Steps for the New Year.

Investing in a degree at WSU can add significant value to your student’s career. But, paying for it can be challenging for both you and your student. Fortunately, there are ways to pay for college—as long as you’re aware of what you need to do. Some important dates and deadlines are approaching, so if you’re seeking help with paying for college, you’ll want to make sure your student completes these steps right away! » More …

Your WSU Admission Counselor Wants to Meet You!

At WSU, we take pride in providing the support our incoming students and their families need to transition into college. We have admission counselors based regionally—oftentimes they live near you—who can answer your questions about the WSU admissions process, financial aid, housing, academic offerings, student life, or anything in between! Your counselor is ready to answer your texts, emails, phone calls, and would even love to meet with you in-person to discuss WSU over a cup of coffee. Contact your personal admission counselor today!

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