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Admissions Schedule of Events

Sample schedule

Morning Activities

8:00 – 9:20 a.m.

  • Check in

    • Continental breakfast available
  • Student Services fair. Talk with staff and students from various student services offices to learn more about all the resources and involvement options you have at Washington State University.

9:20 – 9:45 a.m.

  • Welcome Address 

Academic Visits

10:00 – 11:15 a.m.

  • Academic showcases, hosted in various locations by colleges and departments. Learn about the world-class opportunities that await you at Washington State University.


11:15 A.M. – 12:45 p.m.

  • Eat lunch with Cougar Connectors, our student ambassadors, in one of WSU’s dining centers. Choose from a wide array of meal options at one of our dining centers.

Afternoon Activities

12:00 – 12:45 p.m.

  • Explore Campus on Your Own. We encourage you to explore campus on your own after you finish lunch. This would be a great time to visit our student bookstore, The Bookie!

12:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Concurrent workshops. Attend two of these presentations and learn more about the student experience at Washington State University.

12:45 p.m. options:

  • Living at WSU
  • Student Financial Services
  • Academic Success and Career Center
  • Transfer Transitions

1:45 p.m. options:

  • Living at WSU
  • Student Financial Services
  • Alive! Orientation Preview
  • Academic Success and Career Center
  • Honors College

2:45 p.m. options:

  • Alive! Orientation Preview
  • Honors College
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill at WSU

1:45 – 4:30 p.m.

  • Living options open house. See what it’s like to live and learn at WSU. Students and guests can wrap up their day with a walking tour of campus and visits to a variety of residence halls on campus. Tours will be leaving from the CUB every 30 minutes, beginning at 1:45 p.m.

End of Program


If you need special assistance during the event, please contact Visitation Programs at least two weeks in advance so that reasonable accommodations can be arranged.

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Your Plans

Full Day Visits
  • Experience WSU A series of fall and spring semester events for admitted students. Experience what it’s like to live and learn at WSU.
  • Fall Preview Oct. 14 & 28 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.
  • Game Day Tours Coming to a home football game? Add a tour to your day and see what academics and athletics is all about at WSU.
  • Future Cougars of Distinction 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 An opportunity for underrepresented students to see first-hand all that WSU has to offer.
  • Out-of-State Experience A spring semester event for admitted non-resident students.

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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