WSU Tri-Cities

Admission

Deadlines & Important Dates

Admission application priority deadlines

Fall semester: January 31
Spring semester: November 15

Applicants are strongly encouraged to send in all application materials postmarked by the priority admission deadlines.

Complete applications with supporting documents that are postmarked after the priority deadlines will be reviewed for admission on a space-available basis. Be sure to check the box for the Tri-Cities campus!

The academic year at a glance: Everything from deadlines to the best times to visit campus. To see when classes begin, university holidays, and more, check out the Registrar’s academic calendar This link will open in a new window. (select Tri-Cities from the drop down menu).

September

October

November

  • PRIORITY DATE: November 15
    Priority date for spring semester admission.
  • Join us for the Prospective Student and Parent Open House, a free information event for potential students and their families to learn more about our campus, academic programs, financial aid, resources, and student life.

December

  • New Student Orientation This link will open in a new window. begins for freshmen and transfer students who start at WSU Tri-Cities in spring semester.

January

  • PRIORITY DATE: January 31
    Priority date for fall semester applications.
    Deadline for scholarship applications.
  • Join us for the Prospective Student and Parent Open House, a free information event for potential students and their families to learn more about our campus, academic programs, financial aid, resources, and student life.

February

March

  • An ideal time for future Cougars to schedule a campus visit.

April

  • If you’ve been offered admission as a freshman or transfer student, you can send in your $200 tuition deposit any time before the May 1 deadline to confirm your space at the University This link will open in a new window..

May

  • The first summer sessions begins.

June

  • Attend New Student Orientation This link will open in a new window.. If you can't attend in June, you can choose from sessions in July or early August. Orientation is your chance to get the class schedule you want, and it also delivers valuable info about getting the most from your college experience. August
  • The second summer session begins.

July

  • Attend New Student Orientation This link will open in a new window.. If you can’t attend in July, you can choose from sessions in June or early August. Orientation is your chance to get the class schedule you want, and it also delivers valuable info about getting the most from your college experience.

August

  • AttendNew Student Orientation This link will open in a new window.. If you can't attend in August, you can choose from sessions in June or July. Orientation is your chance to get the class schedule you want, and it also delivers valuable info about getting the most from your college experience.
  • New students who have not attended a summer Orientation session must attend this session.
  • Classes start!
  • Week of Welcome for all new students takes place in mid-month, before fall semester classes begin.
Admissions, 2710 Crimson Way, Washington State University Tri-Cities, Richland, WA, 99354-1671
509-372-7250, Contact Us