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WSU’s School of Music Offers Something for Everyone

Whether taking classes, attending concerts, or performing with ensembles, students in any major can gain a variety of life-enriching experiences and valuable skills through the WSU School of Music. Research shows that studying music provides numerous mental and emotional benefits. It can help to sharpen memory, increase self-discipline, promote teamwork, relieve stress and anxiety, and boost creativity. Music study has been linked to higher exam scores and better performance in subjects from math and science to foreign languages.

The WSU School of Music maintains an energetic presence across campus, in the local community, and throughout the state and region. Our faculty are world-class … » More …

Send Your Juniors to Preview the College Experience This Spring

Preview for Juniors is an opportunity for high school juniors to explore all that WSU has to offer. During the event on Saturday, April 21, participants will check out potential majors, meet with professors and admission counselors, and experience our Cougar spirit firsthand. Along the way, enthusiastic current students will show visitors around campus and take them to lunch at one of our dining centers.

Student participants may bring up to four guests, including parents, guardians, siblings, or friends who might be interested in attending WSU.

We’d love to see some of your students at this free special event. Please let them know about … » 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.

Scholarships Can Come From Anywhere!

Don’t let your students end their scholarship search with the WSU scholarship application—scholarships can come from anywhere! We recommend students fill out additional scholarship applications each year to increase their chances of receiving a scholarship. Visit our scholarship search engine located at to explore hundreds of additional scholarship opportunities. We also suggest that your students contact local non-profit organizations or community groups to check on available scholarships.

WSU Student Financial Services Is Ready to Guide You, Your Students, and Their Families

WSU’s Student Financial Services 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 students and their families need guidance or have questions, please contact SFS or visit their website. » More …

Bring Your Students to See All that WSU Has to Offer

WSU offers daily campus tours and personalized group visits, which can be scheduled based on your availability. During these visits, you and your students will have an opportunity to learn about some of our academic programs and student resources, get familiar with our campus, and see what makes going to college and WSU so great! The schedule fills up fast, so sign up for a visit with your students today!

Reach for the STARS!

The WSU School of Molecular Biosciences and Program in Neuroscience offer an elite academic platform called Students Targeted toward Advance Research Studies (STARS). The STARS program gives select students a chance to accelerate the learning process so they can earn a Ph.D. in as little as seven years after leaving high school. It is the fast-track to professional life in the biosciences! » More …

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