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Future Cougars Make Their Mark on WSU History

Congratulations to the parents and guardians of all of our admitted students for the incoming fall 2018 semester! Spring at WSU is a very exciting time—we host several campus visit events and get to see the energy, excitement, and personality that your students bring to our campus. This spring is especially lively with our confirmed future Cougs making their mark on the commemorative 2018–2019 WSU flag at these events!

If your student has confirmed admission (and paid the $200 deposit) to WSU and is registered to attend one of our spring visit events, the opportunity to sign the incoming class flag awaits! Students who … » More …

For A Smooth Financial Aid Process: 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 and would be happy to help you! If you have questions or need financial aid guidance, please 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.

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 …

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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