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DEADLINE AND REQUIREMENT CHANGES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Due to the evolving COVID-19 environment and recent governmental declarations, Washington State University has been closely monitoring the impact on students and has been re-evaluating our processes, deadlines, and requirements in response. We will do everything we can so this unforeseen situation does not adversely impact our students, current and incoming.

To help you best support your students, here is a summary of the changes we’ve made to our admissions processes for your reference:

Washington State University will not require SAT or ACT scores for applicants seeking to enter in 2021 or the spring semester of 2022. Accordingly for these terms, SAT/ACT scores will … » More …

NEW VIRTUAL RESOURCES FOR YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS

As many of you are aware, WSU suspended all on-campus visitation opportunities in response to the pandemic. This necessary hiatus has allowed us to reimagine our campus visit experience and create many virtual opportunities for you and your students. We are adding new resources to our virtual visit website often!

Virtual opportunities include presentations for prospective students, campus tours, financial aid information sessions, one-on-one pre-advising appointments, individual appointments with admission counselors, live online chat, presentations from academic departments, undocumented student information sessions, admitted student presentations, and much more! We encourage you to explore all of our virtual resources.

WSU SUPPORTS STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH

Transitioning to college is an exciting time for many students. Now, more than ever due to the upheaval many students are feeling due to COVID-19 shutdowns, this transition can also be scary, challenging, and stressful. Stress can develop from economic uncertainty, curriculum and learning delivery changes, 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 … » More …

WSU Monitoring COVID-19

Washington State University has been closely monitoring the outbreak of a respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).

The website will serve as the university’s central source of updates and information about COVID-19. Questions, suggestions and recommendations from the WSU community can be sent to COVID-19.info@wsu.edu.

FOR A SMOOTH FINANCIAL AID PROCESS: STUDENTS SHOULD CHECK EMAIL OFTEN

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

As always, Student Financial Services (SFS) staff is available for students and parents. If your student has questions or needs financial aid guidance, please have them contact SFS at financialaid@wsu.edu 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.

SFS is ready to help guide parents and students!

Student Financial Services (SFS) is the WSU office on campus that handles and processes scholarships and financial aid for the university. Both WSU and Student Financial Services are committed to helping students and their families find workable and realistic solutions to the challenge of funding a college education. If you or your student(s) need guidance and/or have questions, please contact SFS!

Phone: 509-335-9711
Email: financialaid@wsu.edu
Visit your local WSU campus and talk with them in person.

ADMITTED STUDENTS CAN EXPERIENCE WSU

Experience WSU is a hands-on experience for admitted students to learn more about WSU and its many opportunities. At the event, students can take a closer look at our academic programs and check out our unique residential campus life, then go home knowing what makes the Cougar community so special.

If any of your students have been admitted to WSU and would benefit from this program, please let them know about the following opportunities:

Spring 2020 Experience WSU Dates

Saturday, February 22
Saturday, March 7
Saturday, March 28
Saturday, April 11

Other campus visit events:

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