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

Over the next few months, please remind your students 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 any of your students have questions or need 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.

SEND YOUR ADMITTED STUDENTS TO TRANSFER ALIVE!

All Washington State University students are required to attend an orientation session before enrolling in classes. At Alive! Orientation students will receive academic advising, register for fall classes, and get better acquainted with campus services and facilities.

Encourage your students admitted to WSU to sign up for Transfer Alive! March 24-25, 2019 to sign up for classes before current students. Transfer Alive! is a two-day orientation and registration program designed to prepare admitted students for their transition to Washington State University. Whether they are transferring from a four-year university or a community college, Transfer Alive! will provide them with valuable information that will help them … » More …

TRANSFER TOOLS FOR YOUR STUDENTS

Do you have a student planning to transfer to Washington State University? Here are a few resources that can help your students with the academic portion of the transfer process:

Transfer Credit Equivalency: The Transfer Clearinghouse provides information, resources, and support to students with transfer credit to ensure a smooth transition and a successful pathway to a completed WSU degree. The site consists of previously evaluated transfer coursework and may not be inclusive of all transferable work. For courses that do not have a direct equivalency listed in the equivalency database, students can use the course evaluation request form for an updated evaluation. The Transfer … » More …

A QUICK GUIDE TO APPLYING AS A TRANSFER

Students are considered transfer students for admission purposes if they have attended college after the summer following high school graduation. Running Start students apply as a freshman.

1. FILL OUT THE TRANSFER APPLICATION

Admission to WSU is offered to qualified students on a first-come basis. Applications completed by the priority application date of January 31 will receive first consideration. Applications received after January 31 will be reviewed on a space available basis. Interested transfer students are encouraged to apply at any time.

2. REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS FROM ALL COLLEGES ATTENDED

If a student has less than a full year of college credit to transfer, we may … » More …

WSU IS RANKED IN THE TOP 25 INSTITUTIONS FOR LGBTQ+ STUDENTS

Washington State University has once again ranked in the top 25 institutions for LGBTQ+ students! This honor has been bestowed upon WSU for a fourth year in a row. WSU has earned this ranking through continuous work on improving the campus policies to be more inclusive of LGBTQ+ individuals.

This is accomplished through the work of the Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC). They provide ally trainings to teach students, staff, and faculty about needs and issues that the LGBTQ+ community faces on campus and in society. They have an amazing space on the fourth floor of the Compton Union Building for … » More …

WSU WOMEN*S CENTER: STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY, ENVISIONING JUSTICE

WSU’s Women*s Center is a great resource for students to engage with the multi-dimensional experiences of women, to challenge patterns of injustice for people of all genders, and to enjoy a welcoming and inclusive space. They elevate all marginalized voices while prioritizing prerogatives to learn, organize, and support one another as peers and mentors. They foster a community dynamic both within and beyond the Women*s Center that is collaborative, creative, and inclusive. In addition to welcoming anyone of any gender and respecting everyone who walks in for who they are, the Center offers resources that range from food assistance to activity space to … » More …

WHAT IS MYWSU?

In myWSU students can view their application status, accept their offer of admission, update personal information, reserve textbooks, check on their financial aid status, and much more. To learn more about what myWSU offers, how to help your students navigate the system, and other information, please visit myWSU Info. If your students have difficulty with any of the services provided through myWSU, please contact your WSU admission counselor.

SEND YOUR ADMITTED STUDENTS TO TRANSFER ALIVE!

Encourage your students admitted to WSU to sign up for Transfer Alive!

Transfer Alive! is a two-day orientation and registration program designed to prepare admitted students for their transition to Washington State University. Whether they are transferring from a four year university or a community college, Transfer Alive! will provide them with valuable information that will help you become acquainted with our campus, community and the many resources available to them.

All new students (transfer and freshman) are required to attend an orientation/registration program before enrolling for the fall semester. Transfer students are encouraged to attend the March 24-25, 2019 session of Transfer Alive! because they … » More …

INFORM YOUR STUDENTS ABOUT IMPORTANT PRIORITY DATES AND DEADLINES

To help your students prepare for their WSU adventure, there are several tasks they need to complete by January 31—please help us spread the word!

Inform your transfer students about the January 31 priority application date for WSU summer/fall 2019 admission. Applications received after this date will be considered for admission on a space available basis. Encourage your students to apply today by submitting their completed transfer application for admission and requesting their transcripts from all colleges they have attended –or– their high school transcripts and SAT/ACT test scores if they have less than one year of college credit.
January 31 is also the … » More …

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