All Washington State University students are required to attend an orientation session before enrolling in classes. At Alive! Orientation (11 sessions throughout June and July) students will receive academic advising, register for fall classes, and get better acquainted with campus services and facilities.
Students who register early are more likely to get into the session they prefer. The student cost of $240 includes housing, meals, and all materials during the program. There are additional per-person costs ranging from $140-$195 for each parent/guardian who would like to attend the Alive! Orientation as well. If a student has high financial need, they may defer the student … » More …
As a counselor, you play an integral role in helping your students choose where to attend college. It’s a big decision, and there are many factors to consider: academics, cost, location, student experience, etc.
Here are five reasons to choose Washington State University:
From engineering and fine arts to nursing, business and more, WSU offers a wide variety of academic options.
2) Hands-on research opportunities
Undergraduate students have access to countless hands-on research opportunities. Whether your student wants to join the workforce after college or attend a graduate program, having real-world learning experience makes students more competitive and … » More …
May 1 is known as National College Decision Day, which is the deadline for students to confirm their admission. Encourage your students to confirm before May 1 to save their seat for the fall 2019 semester. Confirmations will be accepted after May 1 on a space available basis only.
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
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 …
Experience WSU is a fabulous 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, check out our unique residential campus life, and 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 2019 Experience WSU Dates
Saturday, February 23 Saturday, March 23 Saturday, March 30 Saturday, April 6
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 students about the January 31 priority admission 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 application for admission and requesting their high school transcripts and SAT/ACT test scores. 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 … » More …
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 scholarships.wsu.edu 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.
The WSU Office of Admissions accepts official transcripts in four ways:
Mailed in a sealed envelope sent directly from the school to: Office of Admissions Washington State University 370 Lighty Student Services Building PO Box 641067 Pullman, WA 99164-1067 Sent electronically via “Parchment”, “eScrip-Safe”, or “National Student Clearinghouse”. Once submitted, please do not send hard copies as well. Faxed directly from the school’s registrar/counselor with a cover sheet to: Office of Admissions Washington State University Fax: 509-335-4902 Uploaded to the Counselor Transcript Uploader. When submitting your students’ transcripts, please provide your name, title, email … » More …