Join us for Preview Days!

Virtual Preview Days—Nov. 17, 18 and 19

Learn about WSU Vancouver through a variety of recorded presentations and live Q&A sessions with students, faculty and staff. Participate in the sessions that interest you most between 3 and 5:30 p.m. each day.

Free and open to the public. Register to get your link to attend!



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Preview Days Agenda

Nov. 17, 18 and 19

3 p.m.—Welcome and event overview

Chancellor Mel Netzhammer, Student Body President Armando Antonino and Intercultural Outreach and Retention Leader Joyce Musafiri

Kick off the afternoon with an introduction to WSU Vancouver. You'll hear from the Chancellor and two student leaders about the history and mission of WSU Vancouver, student life and campus resources. You'll also get a preview the rest of the day's agenda, so you can choose which sessions to attend.

3:10 p.m.—Admissions presentation

Colton Lindelof, Assistant Director of Admissions

Whether you're ready to apply now or plan ahead, this session will introduce you to WSU Vancouver admission requirements, application next steps and important deadlines.

3:20 p.m.—Live admissions Q&A

WSU Vancouver Admissions Team

Have questions about how and when to apply? Ask the WSU Vancouver Admissions Counselors—they will answer you live!

3:25 p.m.—Financial aid presentation

Kim McDougal, Financial Aid Outreach Counselor

Learn how YOU can afford college. Understanding the costs of college and how to access financial aid can be daunting, but this session will break it down for you. You'll get tips on submitting the FAFSA or WASFA, and learn the difference between grants, scholarships, work study and loans.

3:45 p.m.—Live financial aid Q&A

Kim McDougal, Financial Aid Outreach Counselor

Don't worry... You're not the only one with more financial aid questions. Ask the experts during this live Q&A session and learn how WSU Vancouver can help you through the process of applying for aid.

4 p.m.—Academic break-out sessions with live Q&A

Participating Academic Departments to be Announced

What do you want to major in? What makes WSU Vancouver's academic programs unique? How will a given major prepare you to achieve your goals? Faculty, staff and students from Southwest Washington's only tier 1 research university will tell you about their programs, and how to succeed through classes, community-building and internships.

4:30 p.m.—Academic and Student Life Fair

Participating Academic and Resource Departments to be Announced

Do you have specific questions for an academic department or student resource representative on campus? Check out the available Zoom rooms, and drop in to talk with faculty, staff and students who can tell you more about life as a VanCoug.

Andrew Nevue

"WSU Vancouver is a gem of a college, with 351 beautiful acres of greenery, professors who care about your success and small class sizes. It is hard to believe all of this is within 12 minutes of my house."

—Andrew Nevue, B.A., digital technology and culture

Learn the admissions process

Learn about admission requirements and how to apply from a WSU Vancouver expert.

Speak with current students

This is your chance to ask WSU Vancouver Student Ambassadors about student life, academics and services! They can also give you tips on how to enhance your educational experience.

Learn about academic and student life

Hear from university faculty and staff and ask individual questions about your specific interest area. Learn about student involvement opportunities.