Everyone is invited to the university’s campus for international events.
Center for Civic Engagement
Volunteer in the local community through projects run by the WSU Center for Civic Engagement (CCE). For many projects, transportation is provided.
International Education Week
Presented by the ASWSU International Students’ Council, IE Week events highlight the benefits of international education and introduce the campus and community to WSU’s international population.
International Women’s Day
International Programs helps WSU and the Pullman community recognize International Women’s Day, which celebrates the achievements of women while calling for greater equality.
WSU Cougar Athletics
Sign up and join us at Cougar athletic events. See WSU football, soccer, basketball, and baseball teams (just to name a few) compete against schools from the Pac-12 Conference and across the country.
WSU Health and Wellness
Attend workshops about nutrition, stress management, violence prevention, and much more.
WSU Outdoor Recreation Center
Go for a hike, enjoy a sunset paddle, or take a camping trip. The WSU Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) can help you find your personal playground on the Palouse. For most trips, transportation is provided.
WSU Residence Life
Participate in the various academic and social programs hosted by WSU Residence Life. Global Scholars Hall, WSU’s newest residence hall, supports the development of intercultural, interpersonal, and leadership skills of its residents. It also serves as a great venue for events.
UN International Day of Peace
On the annual U.N. International Day of Peace, WSU Office of International Programs hosts free, engaging activities to promote global awareness, understand and reduce global and interpersonal conflicts, and take active steps to promote peace.
The people of Pullman and the Palouse region consider WSU’s international students to be part of the community. You are welcome to join the community’s celebrations and activities. Here is a small sample of the community events you can experience while you’re at WSU.
The International Center organizes outings to the university’s Tukey Horticulture Orchard and other local farms, where you can pick your own fresh fruit.
Lewiston Roundup and Demolition Derby
Witness cowboys participate in rodeo events at the Lewiston Roundup. You can also see community members crash their own cars into others at the demolition derby.
Moscow Farmers Market
The Farmers Market celebrates local farmers, artisans, and musicians by providing them with an opportunity to interact directly with the community and its visitors. Highlights include farmed and/or created agricultural products (e.g., crops, meat, cheese, wine, etc.), distinctive handmade goods, artisan pieces, and original-recipe cuisine.
National Lentil Festival
The National Lentil Festival, held annually at the end of August, is a perfect—and incredibly fun—way for the international community to experience local culture.
Join thousands of friendly local residents in downtown Pullman for a parade, a street fair, musical performances, and free samples from the world’s largest bowl of chili (made with lentils, of course).
Experience the wheat harvest firsthand as Whitman County wheat farmers take you through the fascinating process of harvesting wheat and getting it ready for transport across the world.
The World at Your Doorstep
Attend a summer outdoor festival downtown with food, music, and culture co-sponsored by local businesses.