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Orientation Dates

Transfer Alive!1,2 March 25-26, 2018 Sunday-Monday Transfer Closed
1 June 5-7, 2018 Tuesday-Thursday Freshmen Closed
2 June 9-11, 2018 Saturday-Monday Freshmen Closed
3 June 13-15, 2018  Wednesday-Friday  Freshmen Closed
41 June 17-18, 2018  Sunday-Monday  Transfer Closed
5 June 20-22, 2018 Wednesday-Friday Freshmen Closed
6 June 24-26, 2018 Sunday-Tuesday Freshmen Closed
7 June 27-29, 2018  Wednesday-Friday  Freshmen Closed
8 July 7-9, 2018  Saturday-Monday  Freshmen Closed
9 July 11-13, 2018 Wednesday-Friday Freshmen Closed
101 July 15-16, 2018 Sunday-Monday Transfer Closed
11 July 18-20, 2018 Wednesday-Friday Freshmen Closed
12 July 23-25, 2018 Monday-Wednesday Freshmen Closed
Fall Alive!2

August 13-15, 2018

Monday-Wednesday Freshmen & Transfer Open

1. Transfer students only: Must be on track to have 27 semester, or 40 quarter credits by first day of classes. Please contact our office if you have any questions.  Running Start (or an equivalent "college in the high school" program) students do not qualify for our transfer programs and must come to one of the ten First Year student orientation programs.

2. Housing accommodations ARE NOT offered for those participating in Transfer Alive! in March and Fall Alive!. 

Alive! in Hawaii

One Alive! session will be hosted in Honolulu, Hawaii on Saturday, June 9, 2018. This session is available for entering first year or transfer students.

More details will be available soon.  Email your WSU ID number to and we will contact you once information is available.  To register electronically now, click here.  

Honors Students 

If you've been offered admission to the Honors College and have accepted this offer, the Honors College highly encourages you to attend sessions two (June 9-11) or three (June 13-15).  

Greek Recruitment Notice

Students participating in the final Fall Alive! session August 13-15, 2018 cannot participate in Formal Sorority or Fraternity Recruitment.  If you would like to participate in Formal Sorority or Fraternity Recruitment, please select a summer Alive! date as students cannot participate in Formal Sorority or Fraternity Recruitment until the orientation requirement is complete. For more information and options regarding joining a sorority, please don’t hesitate to contact the Vice President of Membership Recruitment, panrecruitment@wsu.eduFor more information and options regarding joining a fraternity, please contact