New Student Checklist

Welcome to the Cougar family! There are many details to handle as you prepare to attend Washington State University. We hope this checklist eases your transition. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 509-335-4242 or

Register for Alive! Orientation
Complete Housing Application
Complete Placement Exams
Check Financial Aid Status
Submit Important Documents
Read the 2017-18 WSU Common Reading book, Ready Player One
*Coming Soon!* Download the New Coug App

Get the WSU New Coug app for orientation and Week of Welcome schedules, move-in instructions, and more.