Veterans Steps to Enrollment

Step One:

Apply to WSU Tri-Cities

  • Apply online and select the Tri-Cities campus.
  • An e-mail is sent within days after an application is submitted. It gives directions for how to create a network ID and login to your zzusis student account, so you can track the status of your application.
  • Admissions staff will communicate with you about your application and admissions status.
  • If you have questions, contact the Admissions Office at (509) 372-7250.

Step Two:

Submit official transcripts from high school, Joint Services Transcript or CCAF and transcripts from all colleges you have ever attended

  • If you have never attended a college or university, submit an official copy of your high school transcript
  • The Joint Services Transcript (JST) has replaced the Coast Guard Institute Transcript (CGI), Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS), and the Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry Transcript (SMART)
  • Community College of the Air Force CCAF
  • Submit transcripts to:
    WSU Tri-Cities Office of Admissions
    2710 Crimson Way
    Richland, WA 99354-1671

Step Three:

Financial aid & scholarships

  • The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is located in West 269D
  • The WSU system wide scholarship application is due by January 15.
  • Submit Free Application for Federal Student aid (FAFSA).
  • The FAFSA priority filing deadline is February 15 and the WSU school code is 003800.
  • Remember to apply for FAFSA even if you are receiving VA benefits. FAFSA and VA benefits are separate programs, and you may be eligible for both

Step Four:


Step Five:

Academic Advising

  • Academic advising is required for all undergraduate students each semester. Contact your advisor to schedule your appointment.

Step Six:

Sign up for New Student Orientation

  • New students are required to attend New Student Orientation. Register online.

Step Seven:

Register for Classes