Learning Commons

WSU Tri-Cities Learning Commons

The WSU Tri-Cities Learning Commons hosts a range of student services, study spaces and collaborative areas. Students can access academic support such as tutoring, writing assistance, academic advising, career services, and TRIO Student Success Programs.

Academic Advising

We view advising as a partnership between you, your professional advisor and your faculty mentor. Schedule a meeting with an academic advisor to discuss your class schedule, career path and more. We are here to help you succeed!

Career Fair

The Career Center is a space for students to acquire personal growth and professional development through comprehensive career services that include exploration, planning, decision-making, and relationship building. We are committed to providing guidance that consider individual experience, values, interests, and skill set and to ensuring students comprehend and are prepared for local, regional, and national employment trends.


The Max E. Benitz Memorial Library is located on the second floor of the Learning Commons. Washington State University Libraries have more than two million books and over 30,000 journal and magazine subscriptions, of which, the WSU Tri-Cities Library is part of that system.

Testing Center

The Testing Center at WSU Tri-Cities provides an alternative testing environment to help meet the needs of students to support their academic success.   The Testing Center is free all WSU students. Students attending another university are able use the Testing Center and have proctoring services for a small fee.

TRIO Student Info Session

The Washington State University Tri-Cities (WSU Tri-Cities)  TRIO Student Success Programs are targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities to progress towards degree attainment.

Student Tutoring

The Bechtel Tutoring Center provides a space for students to meet with peer tutors, get feedback on assignments, schedule group study sessions, and work with faculty outside the classroom.

Writing Center

The WSU Tri-Cities Writing Center is a free, drop-in, peer tutoring service available to all students, of any discipline, during any phase of the writing process. As a positive, encouraging learning community, the Writing Center is designed to support students as they clarify an assignment, develop writing skills and articulate their ideas.