ROAR Orientation

Students starting in 2018

We welcome you to the VanCoug family and look forward to meeting you at ROAR!

Whether you are a freshman, Running Start student, transfer or international student, plan to attend ROAR Orientation. Orientation is required for all new undergraduates.

Get prepared for the student experience and a successful transition to WSU Vancouver.

  • Hear from faculty, advisors and other campus leaders
  • Learn how to customize your education and open future career opportunities
  • Meet fellow new students and classmates
  • Tour campus to get an inside look at life at WSU Vancouver
  • Learn about exciting leadership and involvement opportunities

Freshman and Running Start students

I anticipate graduating or have graduated from high school and have not been enrolled in college after the summer following high school graduation.

ROAR New Student Orientation is a mandatory, two-day program. You will receive an email inviting you to sign up and indicate your preferred orientation session. For now, mark your calendar!

ROAR New Student Orientation sessions:

  • Program 1: June 25 and 26
  • Program 2: June 28 and 29
  • Program 3: July 23 and 24
  • Program 4: July 26 and 27

Transfer students

I am not currently in high school and have attended an accredited college or university after high school graduation (not including the summer immediately following graduation).

ROAR Transfer Orientation is a mandatory, half-day program. You will receive an email inviting you to sign up and indicate your preferred orientation session. For now, mark your calendar!

ROAR Transfer Orientation sessions:

  • Program 1: 4 – 8:30 p.m. Aug. 1
  • Program 2: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2
  • Program 3: 4 – 8:30 p.m. Aug. 14
  • Program 4: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Aug. 15

Stay tuned!

Additional summer and fall orientation details will be posted here mid-spring.

In the meantime, review the New Student Checklist.

Questions?

For answers, contact the ROAR team at 360-546-9118 or van.roar@wsu.edu.