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All On-Campus Admissions and Recruitment Events Suspended Until Further Notice

At Washington State University, we have been carefully evaluating wellness and safety concerns related to COVID-19. It is with thoughtful consideration that WSU Pullman has decided to suspend all daily campus tours, visitation events (Experience WSU, Transfer Alive!, and Preview for Juniors), and group visits in response to the evolving COVID-19 environment. We are working diligently to provide virtual methods of these programs and will have more information available the week of March 23. To learn more about WSU’s continued response to COVID-19, please visit our COVID-19 information page.

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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NEW FINANCIAL AID SELF-HELP VIDEOS CAN ANSWER YOUR STUDENTS’ QUESTIONS

Washington State University has a new video tool available to help answer your financial aid questions. FATV, also known as Ocelot, is housed on the Student Financial Services webpage. The video service has over 400 videos on common financial aid-related questions and topics. Students and parents can look at individual videos or can view playlists that combine related videos to provide a more complete presentation on a topic. Some of the videos have Spanish speakers and all videos are available with English or Spanish transcription throughout the video. Students and families may find answers to many of their questions by checking on FATV, and potentially answers 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 have them contact the Crimson Service Desk.

INFORM YOUR STUDENTS ABOUT IMPORTANT PRIORITY DATES AND DEADLINES

Help your student prepare for their WSU adventure by reminding them that there are several tasks they need to complete by January 31.

 January 31 is also the deadline for the WSU General Scholarship Application. This single application offers students the opportunity to apply for over 700 different scholarships at WSU. This application requires thoughtful responses, so advise your students to start now!
While the 2020–2021 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) can be completed any time throughout the year for aid consideration, WSU’s priority submission date is January 31. Meeting this priority date increases students’ likelihood of being awarded … » More …

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