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Schedule a personalized admissions appointment with your WSU Vancouver admissions counselor.

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If you have questions, please contact the Cougar Center at 360-546-9779 or van.admissions@wsu.edu.

Prepare for your appointment

To gain the most from your admissions appointment, we encourage you to:

Appointment accommodations

If you have a disability or condition that requires accessible materials, services or assistance, please complete the online event accommodation request form as soon as possible to help us better understand your specific access needs. We will make a good faith effort to fulfill all requests, however, because certain accommodations take time to coordinate, we ask that access requests be made at least 2 – 3 weeks in advance, if possible. If you have additional questions, contact the Access Center at 360-546-9739 or email van.access.center@wsu.edu.

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In-person campus tour

There is nothing like being on a college campus to know if it’s the right fit for you! WSU Vancouver is pleased to offer in-person campus tours by appointment.

These 45-minute outdoor tours are led by a Student Ambassador who will tell you about WSU Vancouver, share their own experiences and answer your questions. An admissions counselor will be available before and after each tour to answer admissions and financial aid questions.

Campus tour registration

Live virtual campus tour

Visit campus from anywhere in the world! A current student ambassador will "walk" you along a tour route in a live, 45-minute interactive tour, stopping at each building and sharing campus highlights and personal experiences. Ask questions along the way and get a feel for life as a VanCoug. Live virtual tours are hosted via Zoom video conference.

Virtual tour registration

Admissions 101

Incoming first-year students and transfer students

A 30-minute presentation that covers the application process, financial aid, degrees offered, common myths, student life opportunities and more. There will be time afterward for questions and answers. Presentations are offered on campus and virtually via Zoom video conference. Or, watch a pre-recorded Admissions 101.

Admissions 101 registration

Admissions 201

Running Start, dual enrollment and transfer students

A 30-minute presentation intended for students that have college-level credit and want to learn about the transfer process to WSU Vancouver. There will be time afterward for questions and answers. Presentations are offered on campus and virtually via Zoom video conference. Or, watch a pre-recorded Admissions 201.

Admissions 201 registration

Running Start to WSU Vancouver—Transfer Your Credit

Running Start, dual enrollment and transfer students

Running Start students, get your questions answered at our virtual event: How does my Running Start credit transfer to WSU Vancouver? What majors are available? How much is tuition and what are the resources to help me pay for college? Who is available to help me plan to transfer? What are my next steps? Hear from an Admissions Counselor how to smoothly transition to WSU Vancouver. Presentations will be held on Oct. 7, Oct. 18 and Nov. 17 during the fall semester.

Running Start to WSU Vancouver registration

Transferring Credit to WSU

Running Start, dual enrollment and transfer students

Find out how your college-level coursework transfers to WSU. Learn how to use our Transfer Course Search Tool and Transfer Credit Report. We will discuss transfer credit limits, the types of transfer degrees and coursework that WSU accepts, resources for students and more! Presentations are hosted virtually via Zoom video conference.

Transferring Credit registration

Preview Days

Learn about WSU Vancouver through a variety of presentations and live Q&A sessions with students, faculty and staff. Free and open to the public.

Upcoming dates:

  • 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13
  • 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15
  • 4 p.m. Thursday, May 12

Registration information will be posted here this fall. Stay tuned!

Contact the WSU Vancouver Office of Admissions

To reach the WSU Vancouver Office of Admissions, contact the Cougar Center at 360-546-9779 or van.admissions@wsu.edu.

Due to the current COVID-19 guidelines, the Admissions Office at WSU Vancouver is closed for in-person assistance. We can be reached by email at van.admissions@wsu.edu for questions, to schedule a Zoom meeting with an admissions counselor or check on the status of an application. Additionally, we are offering Admissions 101 and 201 sessions weekly on campus and via Zoom video conference.

Document submission

Have official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended sent to:

WSU Vancouver Office of Admissions
14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686

Learn how to submit transcripts.

You may fax documents to 360-546-9032.

Online document submission

You may also submit unofficial Admissions documents online.

Admissions Document Uploader

Please note—a WSU Network ID and password is required. You will be invited to set up a WSU Network ID and password after you submit your application for admission.

Admission decision appeal

Appeals to admission decisions are occasionally granted for students in unusual situations who have overcome challenges and have shown academic and/or personal improvement. Learn more about requesting an admissions appeal.