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Alive! in Hawai'i & California

Washington State University's Alive! orientation team is excited to come to YOU for the summer of 2019.  Please check back in early Spring for more information.

Program Dates:
Dates
Location
Population
Availability
Friday, June 7, 2019 Kroc Center in Ewa Beach, HI Freshmen & Transfer Open
Saturday, June 29, 2019 Red Lion Hotel in Anaheim, CA Freshmen & Transfer Open
Monday, July 1, 2019 Marriott in San Ramon, CA Freshmen & Transfer Open
Program Costs:

Student Matriculation Fee: $240

All new students will be assessed a one-time Student Matriculation Fee. The Matriculation Fee covers services and programs for new students including orientation/registration programs, Week of Welcome activities, and extended orientation events.  Also included during each orientation program are meals, give-away items (such as t-shirts and pens), university publications, and parking permits for the duration of the program. 

Parents and Guests: $140

The parent/guest fee for the programs is $140. This fee covers meals (breakfast refreshments, lunch, and a Hors d’Oeuvres Reception), parking, university publications received during the program, workshop presentations, staffing, and other staff travel costs. Each additional guest is an additional $75 per person.

SIBLINGS:  While we do not encourage younger siblings or children to attend the Alive! orientation program, we understand certain circumstances may require children to attend.  All siblings MUST be accompanied by an adult parent or guest.

Siblings (ages 6-17)        $75
Siblings (ages 0-5)          No charge  

Proctored Writing Placement Exams

Proctored Writing Placement Exams will be offered in California and Hawai'i. Below are the locations we will be offering these proctored exams:

  • Oahu - Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 6 P.M. - 8 P.M. at the Kroc Center in Ewa Beach
    • Students must check-in before 5:45 P.M. with a photo ID
    • Address: 91-3257 Kualakai Pkwy, Ewa Beach, HI 96706
  • Maui - Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 11 A.M. - 1 P.M. at Seabury Hall in Makawao
    • Students must check-in before 10:45 A.M. with a photo ID
    • Address: 480 Olinda Rd, Makawao, HI 96768
  • Southern California - Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 5 P.M. - 7 P.M. at the Carmel Mountain Ranch Library in San Diego
    • Students must check-in before 4:45 P.M. with a photo ID
    • Address: 12095 World Trade Dr, San Diego, CA 92128
  • Southern California (Orange County)- TBD
  • Northern California - TBD

To register for these exams and be informed of updates:

  1. Student must be registered for an Alive! Orientation
  2. Please email Kim Dela Cruz at kimberly.delacruz@wsu.edu with your full name, WSU ID number, and the location of the exam

For more information on Placement Exams, please click here.

Tentative Program
     8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. Check-in & Meet and Greet
     9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. Welcome & Workshops
     11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. Lunch
     12:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. Workshops & Academic Advising
     6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Evening Reception with hors d'oeuvres

 

 

Students and parents will also have an opportunity to schedule a one-on-one meeting with a Financial Aid Advisor to get all their questions answered!

Optional Lodging:

Hawai'i

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Oahu Kapolei at a rate of $259 per night (pre-tax).

Please reference the WSU Alive! Orientation Program or when reserving your room. You can reserve by calling 808-674-8222.

Please book by May 15 to secure this rate. If you need more information, feel free to give our office a call at 509-335-4242.

Southern California

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Red Lion Hotel Anaheim Resort at a rate of $175 per night (pre-tax).

Please reference the WSU Alive! Orientation Program or use block code: WSUA0628 when reserving your room. You can reserve by calling 1-800-733-5466, or emailing anaheimreservations@redlion.com.

Please book by May 30 to secure this rate. If you need more information, feel free to give our office a call at 509-335-4242.

Northern California

A block of rooms has been reserved at the San Ramon Marriott at a rate of $159 per night (pre-tax).

Please reference the WSU Alive! Orientation Program when reserving your room. You can reserve by calling 1-800-228-9290 or 1-925-867-9200, or by clicking here.

Please book by June 7 to secure this rate. If you need more information, feel free to give our office a call at 509-335-4242.