Washington State University

International Programs

Incoming Students

Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance to Washington State University and welcome to our family of international students and scholars!

The Orientation provides important information regarding your stay as a student, campus resources and services in the community.

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Mandatory Fees

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ALL NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND ORIENTATION & COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING STEPS BEFORE ARRIVAL AT WSU:

International Spring Orientation 2015

Orientation sessions will be held during January 6-9, 2015. See orientation details below.

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STEP 1:  iCougSM Tutorial

**All students are required to complete the iCougSM Tutorial (online pre-arrival information and assessments) prior to arriving in Pullman.

Log onto ANGEL to access the iCougSM Tutorial: https://lms.wsu.edu

For more instructions on how to log in and navigate the iCougSM Tutorial: /global-services/files/iCoug.pdf

STEP 2: Register for the University Orientation

Degree-seeking Undergraduate Students:  Register with New Student Programs for Spring Orientation, January 7-9, 2015. 

Graduate Students:  Register with Global Services for International Spring Orientation, January 6, 2015.

Non-degree/Exchange Students: Register with Global Services for International Spring Orientation, January 8-9, 2015.

STEP 3:  Complete Immigration Check-in

  • Undergrad Student Check-in:
    Check-in time and location: January 7, 2015, between 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Compton Union Building (CUB) Jr. Ballroom.
     
  • Non-degree & Exchange Student Check-in:
    Check-in time and location: January 8, 2015, at 10:00 am, Bryan Hall.
     
  • Graduate Student Check-in:
    Check-in time and location: January 6, 2015, between 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Bryan Hall Lobby. 

Documents to bring:

  • Valid passport
  • F-1/J-1 visa
  • WSU I-20/DS-2019 (if you have this)
  • Previous I-20/DS-2019 (transfer students)
  • Sponsored Students: bring a copy of your Financial Guarantee


If you miss the orientation check-in, please come to Global Services in Bryan Hall 108 as soon as you arrive at WSU.

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Orientation Fees

All international students will be charged a non-refundable, international orientation fee, after course registration. The fee will be charged to your WSU account and can be paid along with your tuition through ZZUsis.

  • ZZUsis is an internal resource for students, faculty, staff, and alumni to access secure information regarding their records at Washington State University.

The University charges a mandatory, non-refundable Matriculation Fee to all degree-seeking undergraduate students upon registration for Spring Orientation (university orientation).

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Placement Exams

All undergraduate students are required to take the Math and Writing placement exams before enrolling in any Math or English courses.  Please prepare to take the exams prior to your arrival in Pullman.  Taking the exams early will be beneficial to you!

Math Placement Exam

Writing Placement Exam

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Pre-Arrival Forms

Please verify your contact information using the Pre-arrival Information Request.

Global Services provides an Airport Pick-up Service at the Pullman/Moscow Regional Airport only. More information on airport pick-up dates will be announced.

Airport Pickup Request Form

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Office of International Programs

International Programs, PO Box 645121, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-5121, 509-335-2541, Contact Us