Washington State University looks forward to seeing all of our Cougs in person for the Fall 2022 semesters in accordance state and public health guidelines. Fall classes begin on Monday, August 22.
Fall Semester Week of Welcome: August 13 – 21, 2022
Week of Welcome is a week-long event on the WSU Pullman campus that combines academic and social programming to help new and returning students kick off the new academic year. The programming will focus on supporting your navigation with topics such as housing and financial aid, making connections with other new and returning students, and academic preparedness, social identity, campus engagement, and other important topics transitioning to college life.
WEEK OF WELCOME SCHEDULE
The Week of Welcome schedule will live on Coug Presence, WSU’s student event and organization platform. More events will be visible as they are submitted.
WEEK OF WELCOME (WOW) ANCHOR PROGRAMS
These are programs that are key New Coug experiences. Students are HIGHLY encouraged to attend the programs throughout the week.
- Wed., Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
- Location: Mooberry Track
Pep Rally and New Coug Photo
- Wed., Aug. 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
- Location: Martin Stadium
Academic College Kickoffs
- Thurs., Aug. 18, 2-4 p.m.
- Various locations, visit Presence
- Fri., Aug. 19, 10-11 a.m.
- Location: Beasley Coliseum
All-Campus Picnic & Resource Fair
- Fri., Aug. 19, 11 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
- Location: Cougar Way
CougGlow Dance Party
- Sat., Aug. 20, 9-11:30 p.m.
- Location: CUB Senior Ballroom (Second Floor)
Many more events are in store for our Cougs! View the full Week of Welcome Schedule
What to Expect:
Each academic college will host a Kickoff event, featuring workshops and activities designed to welcome new students to their colleges and majors. The University Convocation is the official university welcome to the academic learning community.
Our WOW Playfair, Pep-Rally and New Coug Photo, All-Campus Picnic and Resource Fair, and CougGlow Dance will provide many opportunities for Cougs to Connect with Cougs! Do not miss any of our WOW events.
Prep for Classes
Sessions will be offered to new students throughout the week to form connections, ask questions, and start the semester off on the best foot possible. Students living in the residence halls will be required to attend community meetings.
Washington State University looks forward to seeing all of our Cougs in-person for the Fall 2022 semester. Classes begin on all of our campuses on Monday, August 22.