Counselor Resources

Welcome to WSU Tri-Cities Counselor Resources

Information for Counselors

We have compiled information about applying to WSU Tri-Cities, important dates, websites, frequently called numbers and much more!

If you need more assistance please contact the WSU Tri-Cities Office of Admissions anytime at 509-372-7250 or

Frequently Used Numbers:

  • Admissions: 509-372-7250
  • Financial Aid: 509-372-7228
  • IT Help Desk: 509-335-4357
  • Disability Services: 509-372-7352
  • Student Accounts: 509-372-7498

REMINDER: The priority application deadline for fall semester is Jan. 31.

Achievement Award Calculator

Achievement Awards for Washington resident applicants are based on a combination of high school grade point average (GPA) and SAT/ACT test scores. To be eligible the student must be a Washington state resident entering the WSU Tri-Cities campus as a first-year student.

Your GPA
Your combined SAT scores (Verbal + Math)

Here are a few ways we can connect

You can schedule a one-on-one appointment to ensure that we have what you need for your students. Just contact us at 509-372-7250 or

Learn more about scheduling a group visit that best fits your students.

If you would like to have recruitment materials available for your students contact us at 509-372-7250 or We would be happy to send you material to share with your students.

Stay current on what is taking place on campus and in the community.

Important Dates

Tuesday, October 1 | FAFSA Opens

Students may begin filling out the FAFSA for the 2020 academic year. Remind them that there are also other scholarships and types of aid available through WSU.

Tuesday, October 1 | WASFA Opens

Students may begin filling out the WASFA for the 2020 academic year. Remind them that there are other scholarships and types of aid available through WSU.

Saturday, November 9 | Experience WSU Tri-Cities Preview Day

General open house dates provide your students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about all of the academic opportunities offered at WSU Tri-Cities.

Friday, January 31 | Priority Application Date

In order to serve students and their families better, fall 2020 applicants who have applied by the priority deadline are considered for Academic Achievement Awards.

Friday, January 31 | WSU General Scholarship Deadline

To be considered for WSU campus-wide and WSU Tri-Cities scholarships, students must submit their WSU General Scholarship application by January 31.

Friday, January 31 | FAFSA & WASFA Priority Deadline

Applicants who submit their financial aid application by this date are assured full consideration for financial aid available.

Friday, May 1 | Advanced Tuition Deposit Due

Help your students secure their spot at WSU Tri-Cities. By paying their advanced tuition deposit they are one step closer to their first day at WSU Tri-Cities.