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Admissions Involvement

Cougs gets the most out of college life.

Whatever your passion, you’ll find like-minded people and new opportunities to learn about yourself, others, and the things you love. Learn new skills and experience the unexpected – however you get involved.

Student organizations

You can start by browsing the more than 300 clubs and organizations you can choose from at WSU. Celebrate your background and discover others with cultural groups. Get serious (and have serious fun) with academic clubs, professional groups, and honors societies. Serve others through service and faith-based clubs.

Service and engagement

Visit the Center for Civic Engagement to find out how you can connect with and give back to the community. Service learning melds course credit with service opportunities, and volunteer service can sometimes qualify for internship credit, too.

Entertainment and recreation

Want to know where to have fun as a Coug? The Student Entertainment Board and events calendar will clue you in to entertainment, art, and culture events on campus.

Don’t miss Cougar Athletics events, where you can cheer from the best student section in the Pac-12 conference. And if you want to get in on the action yourself, check out WSU’s award-winning student recreation center, intramural sports, activity classes, outdoor rec opportunities, and more through University Recreation.

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Your Plans

Full Day Visits
  • Experience WSU Feb. 25, April 1 & 15 A special spring semester event for admitted students only. Experience what it’s like to live and learn at WSU.
  • Out-of-State Experience March 25 A spring semester event for admitted non-resident students.
  • Preview for Juniors April 22 Check out potential majors, meet professors and admission counselors, and see what our Cougar Spirit is all about.
  • Fall Preview This full day of University life introduces you to our excellent academics and includes a residence hall tour, a chance to talk with current students, and more.
  • Future Cougars of Distinction March 4 An exclusive and invitation-only program for freshmen that provides top scholars an opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes overview of WSU.
  • Future Cougars Embracing Diversity March 10 & 11  An opportunity for underrepresented students to see first-hand all that WSU has to offer.

Campus tours
  • Walking Tours Prospective Students, sign up for a walking campus tour.
  • Group Tours Teachers, Counselors, and Professionals, plan a visit for your class or student group.

Find the right application for you below.

  • Freshman Use this application if you anticipate graduating from high school this academic year.
  • Transfer Use this application if you have attended college since graduating from high school.
  • Scholarships Make sure to apply for scholarships along with your admission application.
  • International Use this application if you are not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America.
  • Returning Student If you previously enrolled at any WSU campus, and have been away for more than one semester, use this application to reapply for admission.
  • Non-Degree Use this application if you don’t intend to complete a degree at WSU and will be taking courses for personal enrichment, transfer to another college, or a teaching endorsement.
  • Post-Degree Use the post-bachelor’s application if you’ve already earned a bachelor’s degree and want to add an additional degree or certificate.
  • Online Use this application if you want to earn a WSU degree online.  See the list of degrees offered online.

Not sure? Find out more about our different applications.

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