New Coug general timeline

Fall start/spring start

March – April/September – October

Transfer students may schedule academic advising appointments during these timeframes. Watch your WSU email inbox for an invitation from your advisor. This appointment is required to register for classes.

Running Start or first-year student with college credit? You may be able to schedule an advising appointment. Submit your unofficial college transcripts (if you haven’t already done so) for the opportunity to meet with an advisor and register early. If you have questions, contact the Orientation Team at

Signups for mandatory New Coug Orientation will open.

March – May/October – December

Registration for classes begin for transfer and eligible first-year students with college credits. Make an appointment with your advisor to get your advising hold lifted.

June – August/November – January

  1. Attend your required Vancouver New Coug Orientation.
  2. Submit official transcripts