After you're admitted

Welcome, future VanCoug!

You are among a special group of students who make up the WSU Vancouver community. We’re glad you’ve joined us. Now what?

1. Confirm your enrollment

Reserve your space at WSU Vancouver! This also allows you to sign up for ROAR Orientation.

Confirm enrollment

Admitted to another WSU campus? Submit the Change of Campus Form to apply to WSU Vancouver.

2. Register for orientation

Hear from faculty, advisors and other campus leaders, learn how to customize your education, connect with fellow new students and get an inside look at life at WSU Vancouver.


Peter Collier

"My experience at WSU Vancouver has been much better than I could have imagined. I feel right at home and can follow my dreams in education. Plus I love Vancouver and the endless opportunities we have in a thriving community."

—Peter Collier, B.A., business administration

3. Complete the New Student Checklist

From accessing your email and your accounts to purchasing your books and checking your class schedule, this list will help you get off to a smooth start.

New Student Checklist

4. Say hello on social media

Ask about life at WSU Vancouver or anything else that is on your mind.

5. Contact an admissions counselor

It’s time to get serious. We can talk to you about majors or program requirements and help you figure out your transfer credits. Schedule an online appointment with an admissions counselor today.

Schedule an appointment

6. Attend an A – Z of Paying for College Workshop

If you have not already done so, consider attending one of these regularly offered online workshops to get your questions answered. You’ll be amazed what you can pick up in just one hour! Check the workshop schedule for the next date.

Workshop schedule

7. Looking for housing?

WSU Vancouver does not offer housing on campus. Explore the Campus Bulletin Board for Housing, or visit other online resources, such as the Columbian and Oregonian local newspapers.

Housing Bulletin Board


Contact the Cougar Center at 360-546-9779 or