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Week of Welcome Washington State University


Join us for a week of events tailored to introduce you to the WSU community. Meet other new Cougs, learn about your Academic College and have fun as you enter the Cougar Family!

August 15-23

Thank you for your participation in the 2020 Week of Welcome!

Help us with planning future Weeks of Welcome:
Student Feedback Survey
Staff/Faculty Planning Survey

Key Events

Move-in Day(s)
Move into your residence hall and make your first day on campus stress-free.

Academic College Kick-Offs
Meet faculty and classmates in your major and hear more about the academic journey ahead of you.

Kick-off your first year at WSU with a live-streamed, university welcome ceremony.

All Campus Resource Fair
Learn about hundreds of campus resources, registered student organizations, and community partners, and learn about how to join, connect, and engage!

WSU Fight Song Sing-a-Long
Sing and cheer with Cougs around the world during this unique event!

New Coug Photo
Don’t miss the opportunity to be included in the Entering Year Class of 2020’s group photo!


Events are being added on a daily basis, so keep on checking back!

Full Calendar

Support your coug

Know someone who will be joining the Coug family soon? Transitioning to university life can be hard and having support from friends and family can be crucial to a student’s success. Learn how to best support them with this handy tool kit.