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We want to help make your path to Washington State University Tri-Cities easy.

Choosing where you’ll go to college takes time and effort, and you need your questions answered fast so you can make the best decision.

You can connect with WSU Tri-Cities personally by contacting a counselor or requesting information. If you have questions, we can track down the answer! Get help with your application, understanding financial aid and scholarships, choosing a field of study, and more.  All of our contact info is below for anything else you might need!


Contact Info

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Floyd Building Room 201
2710 Crimson Way
Richland, WA 99354

Phone: 509-372-7250
Fax: 509-372-7100
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Meet the Admissions Staff
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Jana Kay LunstadDirector of Enrollment & Campus RegistrarFloyd 269G509-372-7450Jana Kay Lunstad has more than 20 years of experience managing people and projects related to academic advising, recruitment, communications, and admissions. She joined WSU Tri-Cities in 2005 as an academic advisor and then moved to the Chancellor’s Office. She also worked in Academic Affairs to support faculty. She is currently the Director of Enrollment & Campus Registrar, where she oversees the Registrar’s Office, undergraduate admissions, recruitment, veteran certification, and international student programs. Prior to working at WSU Tri-Cities, she worked at Utah State University in financial aid and academic advising.

She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from Utah State University. She is actively involved in volunteerism and civic engagement. She was in Leadership Tri-Cities Class IVX and served on the Kennewick Arts Commission.  She’s a member of the Columbia Basin Badgers Club, serves as the Chair of the Richland Public Library Board of Trustees, and is the Past President of Soroptimist International of Three Rivers.

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Jason YiAssistant Director of AdmissionsFloyd 201509-372-7221Jason Yi joined WSU Tri-Cities in October 2017. He holds a bachelor of science in social sciences and a minor in business administration from Portland State University. He has an extensive background in career and workforce development in the Portland and Kansas City areas where he focused on working with students on portfolio development for externship/internship opportunities. Jason is responsible for over-seeing recruitment staff and events.
Lian Jacquez
Lian JacquezAdmissions CounselorFloyd 201509-372-7455Lian Jacquez joined the Office of Admissions in 2017 as a Student Ambassador and was hired as an Admissions Counselor in Fall 2019. He graduated from WSU Tri-Cities with a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Technology & Culture. As a student, Lian was involved on campus serving as Vice President of World Research Club and Director of Diversity Affairs for ASWSUTC. Lian is a first-generation transfer student who encourages students to pursue interests that resonate with and excite them.
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Maria ZunigaAdmissions CounselorFloyd 201509-372-7247Maria began working for WSU Tri-Cities as an Admissions Counselor in the summer of 2018 after graduating with a dual degree in Political Science and Strategic Communication from Washington State University-Pullman. During her time in Pullman, she was a Multicultural Student Mentor, Residential Advisor and Student Ambassador for the Office of Admissions & Recruitment. Maria is also an active member of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated and even served on the executive board. She is passionate about helping students attain their higher education goals.
Student Ambassadors

          Maria Vargas

    Whitney Davenport

         Taylor McElrea