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Alive! Register for Alive! Orientation

Sign up for Alive! orientation

Welcome, new Coug!

We can’t wait to meet you.

Before you register for Alive!, make sure you’ve accepted your offer of admission and paid the $200 advance tuition deposit. If you haven’t yet, you can do so via your myWSU account. If you have any questions about your admission status, please call 1-888-GO-TO-WSU (1-888-468-6978).

Sign up for Alive! orientation

Be sure to read the rest of this page. You’ll want to know these things before you register.

Registration fees:

  • All new students are charged a $250 matriculation fee, which can be charged to your student account and paid along with tuition.
  • The Alive! program costs $140 per guest. For summer programs, June and July, lodging is available for an additional $55.

See detailed info on costs

Sign up for placement exams

All new WSU students are required to take the writing placement and math placement exams, unless they have received qualifying college-level credit. Students in the Honors College do not need to take the writing placement exam.

Signup and more information:

If you experience any difficulties with registering, please call our office at 509-335-4242 or e-mail When you contact our office, please have your WSU ID number available.

Parent & family information

Find travel planning info and campus and community resources for you and your student. Connect with other Coug parents.

Parent & family info

Can’t afford to attend? The Office of New Student Programs has limited funding available for those who demonstrate financial need. Please contact us at 509-335-4242 for more information.

Program policies

There’s safety and emergency information you’ll want to know, in addition to all the usual rules.

Read the Alive! program policies