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The New Coug Experience at WSU Pullman

While WSU Pullman is living a different kind of Coug Experience, it will still be an experience filled with communities of support and resources to promote your academic and personal success. 

Our plans can and will change if needed to ensure the health and safety of our WSU community. We will rely on each Coug—on YOU—to reduce the spread of COVID and to keep all students, faculty, staff, and communities healthy. 

As always, Go Cougs!

Complete the New Coug Orientation Resource Tour Virtual Scavenger Hunt here. 

Health and Safety

  • Attest at if you are coming to campus, or daily if you live in a residence hall.
  • Know the signs of COVID and stay home if you are sick and call Cougar Health Services or your medical provider. 
  • Wear a mask indoors when others are around and outside if 6ft physical distancing cant be kept. 
  • Keep 6ft of distance between you and others. 
  • Wash your hands 

How to Stay Connected to Your Fellow Cougs

Take advantage of programs and services listed below. 

Students and staff have turned meetings, speakers, trainings, entertainment, book clubs, movie nights, etc. - everything has flipped so you can enjoy it where you are. Check out the links and information below to see just some of the opportunities. 

Check your email and follow groups on social

There is almost ALWAYS something to do, but you have to know about it first. Check you WSU email and read it! We're sending you information about events, important updates from the university and how to connect with student groups across campus. 

Ask for help!

If you aren't finding what you want to get from WSU - ask for help. Reach out to an advisor, a group leader, whoever it is and let them know. If you aren't sure where to start, email

Programs and Services

While WSU Pullman is practicing social distancing, we have created many virtual opportunities for Cougs to stay healthy, connected, and receive critical support.

If you need financial, technical, food or housing assistance, visit

GIESORC is available for one-on-one meetings via zoom for student support and has a full calendar of local events.

Stay in Touch: FB: @GIESORC | Twitter: @giesorc |  IG: @giesorc | Newsletter

Student Involvement is continuing to offer virtual leadership opportunities. Browse the list of Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) and check out the Events Calendar for upcoming things to do. 

Student Organizations like SEB, ASWSU and GPSA are continuing to meet virtually and are planning virtual opportunities. ASWSU (Associated Students of Washington State University) is the WSU student government and provides resources to students and advocates on their behalf. 

Stay in Touch: FB | Twitter |  IG @WSUGetInvolved
Regular Zoom Hangouts: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from noon-2 p.m.

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) provides opportunities for service projects in communities across Washington and promotes civic engagement among students. View upcoming service projects on GivePulse

Stay in Touch: FB: @WSUCCE | Twitter: @WSUCCE |  IG: @wsucce 

Watch the CCE resource tour video.

The CUB is open for limited operations. Pease visit the CUB website for up-to-date hours and services. You can view the CUB's Virtual Resources here

Stay in Touch: FB: @comptonunionbuilding | Twitter: @comptonunion | IG: @Compton_union 

We're starting FemScouts, an online program for students to take part in feminist activities and earn badges along the way. Keep an eye out for our new online magazine and our upcoming All Be Feminist workshop series, based off the TEDEX talk from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. 

The Women*s Center is hosting happy hours on Fridays from 1-4 p.m and we will be available for one-on-one zoom meetings for students. 

Stay in Touch: FB: @WSUWomenCenter | Twitter: @WSUWomen |  IG: @wsuwomen | Newsletter

Watch the Women*s Center resource tour video.

The Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life continues to offer services online for students involved with Greek Life. CFSL oversees traditional fraternities and sororities, multicultural Greek organizations, and professional Greek organizations. Email CFSL or reach out directly to a staff member.

The Office for Access and Opportunity is offering virtual appointments and drop-ins. Call (509) 335-1280 or email with any questions.

The Office of Outreach and Education continues to offer services online. Connect with a staff member. 

Stay in Touch: FB: @WSUdiversityeducation | Twitter: @WSUDiversityEd |  IG: @wsu_equity_diversity

Health and Wellbeing

Whether you are in Pullman or finishing your semester somewhere else, Cougar Health Services is still providing care for WSU Pullman. We have increased safety protocols and move some appointments to be provided remotely. Students must call first for all appointments. Counseling and Psychological Services is offering phone and Zoom appointments

Learn more about each of the services still available at

Watch resource tour videos for Cougar Health Services and Health Promotion.

Resources and Services

The Access Center continues to offer services online. Students can either email their advisor directly or email to request that their advisor contact them. 

The center has also created a COVID-19 FAQ webpage.

Stay in Touch: FB: @WSUAccessCenter | Twitter: @WSUAccess | IG: @AccessCenterWSU

Watch the Access Center resource tour video.

The Center for Community Standards helps maintain expectations that create a safe and inclusive in-person and virtual campus environment. Contact the Pullman team with questions you may have.

CORETECH is an Apple authorized seller and service provider, conveniently located in the CUB. They are continuing to accept orders online or by phone at (509) 335-2326. Storefront pickup is available for select orders.

The WSU Pullman CougarCard Center remains open 8 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for CougarCard printing, replacements, and questions. Call (509) 335-2273 or email with questions.

Students can request an appointment with a Student Care Case Manager online. Appointments can take up to 2 days to confirm and critical, non-medical needs will be prioritized.

For immediate assistance, call (509) 335-5757. 

Dining Services has world class chefs and strives to provide customizable, healthy, and delicious options. Find updated hours information for WSU Pullman dining locations. 

Stay in Touch: Twitter: @WSU_Dining |  IG: @wsu_dining

TRIO Student Support Services provides support to first-generation students, students in financial need, and students with documented disabilities. Apply to the program and receive virtual advising appointments and resources by contacting the office

Other Resources

The Lewis Alumni Centre and Alumni Association offer scholarships, networking opportunities, and discounts at local businesses. 

Watch the Alumni Centre resource tour video.

The Academic Success and Career Center, also known as the ASCC, will continue to provide students with tutoring services, advising, and connection to jobs during and after college.

Watch the ASCC resource tour video.

The Bookie is the Washington State University official store, located in the CUB. They have textbooks for rent or purchase, supplies and electronics, and apparel and gifts online or in-store. There is also a Barnes and Noble Cafe located inside.

The Bursar's Office manages student account information for students, parents, departments/colleges and external agencies. Student receivables, general receivables, cashiering, student loans and collections all fall under this office.

Formerly known as the Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation, Compliance and Civil Rights helps with reporting and investigating discrimination that may occur at WSU. Contact their office to report or learn more.

The Crimson Service Desk provides service for technology issues, access to software, and laptop rentals

Watch the Crimson Service Desk resource tour video.

The Health Professions Student Center offers support to WSU students interested in a career in healthcare. Schedule an appointment to receive advising and resources or explore drop-in hours.

The Math Learning Center offers free tutoring by peers for a variety of math courses over Zoom.

Watch the Math Learning Center resource tour video.

The Office of Admissions is a starting point for the Coug experience. Check out majors, review requirements and apply to WSU, learn about WSU, and find information about scholarships and costs. Virtual campus visits are available and students and admissions counselors are available to answer questions online. 

The Office of the Registrar provides student account information like grades, transcripts, and schedules to students, departments, and external organizations.

Payroll Services manages payment to university employees, including taxes and direct deposit. 

The Pre-Law Resource Center helps prepare students and provides support through the process of law school admissions. They are still offering virtual events and LSAT prep help

The Transfer Clearinghouse provides resources to students with transfer credit to ensure a smooth transition to WSU. 

Watch the Transfer Clearinghouse resource tour video.

WSU Library spaces are currently closed, but students can still access library resources through digital, contactless pickup in Pullman, and U.S. mail delivery. 

Watch the WSU Libraries resource tour video.

The WSU Veterans Center is located in the Holland Library. Additional resources for veterans or their families can be found with the WSU Office of Veterans Affairs.