After you're admitted

Welcome, future Cougs!

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. Accept your admission offer now

You must confirm your enrollment to reserve your space at WSU Vancouver by paying a nonrefundable $200 tuition deposit. This also allows you to sign up for ROAR Orientation.

Pay tuition deposit

2. Register for ROAR Orientation

Get ready to ROAR! Sign up for classes, get your student ID, learn about parking, make new friends, explore campus and discover the Firstenburg Student Commons.

ROAR Orientation

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 ’16

3. Complete the ROAR 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 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 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

Questions?

Contact the Cougar Center at 360-546-9779 or van.admissions@wsu.edu.