Save Your Spot

Congratulations, you’ve been admitted to WSU Tri-Cities!

Welcome, future Cougs! You are among a special group of students who make up the WSU Tri-Cities community. We’re glad you’ve joined us. Now what?

Act now and reserve your spot in the Coug family! Here’s how you can pay your $200 non-refundable tuition deposit and confirm your admission to WSU Tri-Cities. This will reserve your spot at WSU Tri-Cities and allow you to register for your New Student Experience.


The Office of Admissions has answers. Contact us at 509-372-7250 or

How to pay your $200 non-refundable tuition deposit:

1. Log in to your myWSU account here.

2. From the main menu select “self service” then click “student center.”

3. In the middle of the “student center” you’ll see a link that says “accept/decline admission,” click “accept.”

4. Accept your offer of admission, and then proceed to pay the $200 advanced tuition/confirmation deposit to hold your spot in the incoming class.

*Ready to confirm your admission, but finances holding you back? We can help! Contact us at 509-372-7250 or

How to log in to myWSU for the first time (future students):

1. Make sure you turn off all pop-up blockers from your internet browser.

2. Go to the Account Creation webpage and enter the Temporary Access Network Key (TANK) that was emailed to you (if you don’t know your TANK, please contact the Office of Admissions at 509-372-7250 or

3. Select one of the two options for your PIN delivery.

4. Your PIN should arrive shortly. When you receive it, go back to the Account Creation webpage.

5. Enter your PIN and birth date to continue.

6. Create a password for your Network ID along with a “Question and Answer” combination for additional security. After submitting, a confirmation email will follow shortly.

7. Keep a record of your new Network ID, but you should not share this or your password with anyone else. Print the confirmation page or store a copy in a safe location until you’ve memorized your new Network ID and password.

8. If you have any questions during the Network ID account creation process, please contact the WSU Help Desk, Monday-Friday between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (PST), at 509-335-4357 or