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Schedule a personalized virtual admissions appointment with a 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 special materials, furniture, services or assistance, please complete the online event accommodation request form as soon as possible to help us better understand your specific needs. If you have additional questions, contact the Access Center at 360-546-9238 or van.access.center@wsu.edu.

Attend a virtual event

Admissions application help

A one-hour session for students to get help with the admissions application. Watch a short how-to video and then get assistance with general questions. Application fee waivers will be available for those who qualify. Sessions are offered most Thursdays at 3 p.m. Or, watch a how-to video.

Admissions application help 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 most Tuesdays at 5 p.m. and Fridays at 2 p.m. 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 most Wednesdays at 3 p.m. via Zoom video conference. Or, watch a pre-recorded Admissions 201.

Admissions 201 registration

Virtual Preview Days—Jan. 21, 22 and 23

This spring, we’ll offer a variety of virtual informational sessions each afternoon so you can attend as many that interest you. Every session will include time for questions and answers.

Registration will open soon. Stay tuned!

Admissions team

Esmy Farias

Esmy Farias

Admissions Counselor

esmy.farias@wsu.edu
360-727-0604 (phone/text)

Do you want to know what it’s like to be a first-generation student at WSU Vancouver? Ask Esmy. She was one! Esmy can tell you about life as a VanCoug, the benefits of saving money by staying home and how to get involved in student activities on campus. She works with first-year and non-degree students.

Kim Hiatt

Kim Hiatt

Associate Director of Admissions

hiattk@wsu.edu
360-342-9017 (phone/text)

You can try to play “Stump the Admissions Counselor” with Kim, but you are sure to lose! With more than 20 years of admissions experience at WSU Vancouver, you’ll find it hard to ask a question she can’t answer. She works with transfer and graduate students.

Erin Jensen

Erin Jensen

Campus Director of Admissions

erin.jensen@wsu.edu
360-369-3347 (text)

A true Pacific Northwesterner at heart, Erin has lived and worked in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. She was once an out-of-state college student herself and has more than a decade of experience helping students navigate the world of higher education. She can walk you through the application and enrollment process one step at a time. She works with first-year and post-baccalaureate students.

Colton Lindelof

Colton Lindelof

Assistant Director of Admissions

colton.lindelof@wsu.edu
360-727-0481 (phone/text)

Interested in studying abroad? Colton taught English in Taiwan for four years before returning to the U.S. to pursue a career in higher education. Brave and honest, Colton will help guide you in making a decision that’s just right for you. He works with first-year and transfer students.

Camilla Mejia

Camilla Mejia

Admissions Counselor

camilla.mejia@wsu.edu
360-727-0646 (phone/text)

Having moved away from home for college, Camilla can give you the tools to help you make your big decision. She can also introduce you to the clubs, organizations and resources at WSU Vancouver. She’s excellent at helping you feel welcome and included on campus. Camilla works with first-year students.

Brian Van Gundy

Brian Van Gundy

Admissions Counselor

brian.vangundy@wsu.edu
360-727-0527 (phone/text)

Thinking about transferring to WSU Vancouver? Brian was a transfer student himself and can answer your questions about credit equivalencies and your smoothest, most fulfilling path to earning your bachelor’s degree. He specializes in helping transfer and Running Start students from Clark College.

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 online weekly 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

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.