Connected Cougs WSU Tri-Cities Student E-Newsletter
FAFSA and WASFA deadline for current students today
Make sure to get your FAFSA or WASFA completed today (Monday, Nov. 30) for financial aid.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):

Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA):
(This state financial aid application for DREAMers. House Bill 1079 also allows for in-state tuition rates for qualified undocumented students.)

More information:
Celebrate Giving Tuesday with a share on social media!
Get entered to win free Apple AirPods

In celebration of Giving Tuesday tomorrow (Tuesday, Dec. 1), share the following post on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and get entered to win free Apple AirPods!

This Giving Tuesday, @wsutricities is raising funds for student hardship relief. As a student, I feel it is important to give because _______________.

Give a gift to support WSU Tri-Cities student hardship relief this #GivingTuesday on Dec. 1:

#GoCougs #WSUTCStudent


(Be sure to tag @wsutricities - make sure it is linked after you post it to ensure it was tagged correctly)

Multiple shares allowed and count as multiple entries.

Winner of the Apple AirPods will be announced at 8 p.m. tomorrow, Dec. 1

Make sure you're registered for spring classes
Make an appointment with an academic advisor
Sign-up for spring classes
Make sure you are registered for spring classes to ensure you have a seat in the classes you need and so WSU Tri-Cities has an adequate count of seats needed for courses for spring.

Schedule an appointment with an advisor
To remedy your academic holds and figure out your course schedule, schedule an appointment with your academic advisor:
(view your holds in the "TASKS" tile in myWSU)
On-campus COVID-19 testing for those who are asymptomatic

Tuesdays through Dec. 8
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. in CIC
Sign-up for a testing time:
Medical insurance is not required, but those who have insurance are encouraged to bring their card.

Have symptoms?
Visit other testing site
Immigrant Relief Fund now open for applications

The Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund is now open for applications.

The relief fund will provide $40 million in federal funds allocated by the state to assist Washington workers who miss work due to COVID-19, but are unable to access federal stimulus programs and other social supports due to their immigration status. While the fund is operational, eligible recipients will receive $1,000, with a limit of $3,000 per household.

Access the Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund application at through Dec. 6. Benefits will be disbursed by Dec. 28.

Access Tutoring and Writing Center
As we approach the end of the semester, schedule a tutoring session or drop-in to the writing center for extra help.

CH2M STEM Tutoring Center
Sign up for a virtual tutoring session:

Writing Center
Attend a drop-in session or sign-up for an appointment:
Free virtual fitness classes
Online fitness classes are free through UREC through Dec. 13.

Available classes include Yoga, Zumba, HIIT, Les Mills, and more!

Sign-up for classes
Support amid unusual times
Join WSU Tri-Cities Counseling Services for activities and support groups where you can bond with fellow students.

Mindful Meditation
Noon | Mondays | Zoom

First-Year Students Support Group
5:30 p.m. | Mondays | Online

Coping with COVID-19 Support Group
Noon | Wednesdays | Online

Mindful Yoga for Students, Staff and Faculty
3 p.m. | Wednesdays | Zoom

Students with Children Support Group
Noon | Fridays | Online

Email to receive the Zoom link to attend any of the support group sessions.
WSU football
Nov. 7 (Sat)
Win (38-28)

vs. Oregon State University

Nov. 14 (Sat)
Loss (29-43)

vs. University of Oregon

Nov. 21 (Sat)

vs. Stanford University
Nov. 27 (Fri)

vs. University of Washington

Dec. 6 (Sun) - 4:30 p.m. on FS1
Date and time changed
vs. University of Southern California

Dec. 12 (Sat) - Time TBD
vs. UC Berkeley
ASWSUTC comment box
Submit anonymous questions, comments, or suggestions to your student government representatives via this form.

Fill out the form
Pop-Up Study Spaces
In-person study spaces for WSU students.

Pasco - Police Community Services Building

215 W. Sylvester St
Pasco, WA
Noon - 5 p.m.
4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Reserve a space

Prosser - Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC)
24106 North Bunn Road
Prosser, WA
2nd Floor of West Building (Follow Signs)
Noon - 5 p.m.
4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Reserve a space
The Prosser space requires a reservation 12-hours before the scheduled time on Wednesdays, only, and is not available for drop-in appointments.

Richland - WSU Tri-Cities Consolidated Information Center (CIC)
2770 University Drive
Richland, WA
Mondays - Fridays
7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
No reservations necessary. Check-in at Floyd Building main entrance.

Club Meetings

Interested in joining a WSU Tri-Cities student organization or adding your club meeting time to this list? Contact Evelyn Martinez at


Dreamers Club
Noon - 1 p.m.
Every Monday via Zoom

Makers Club
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Every other Monday via Zoom

Compass Christian Club
(Bible study)
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Every Tuesday via Zoom

Disabled Students and Allies Club
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
First Wednesday of the month via Zoom

General Pre-Health Club
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Second Thursday every month via Zoom

Cougs LEAD Club
Noon - 1 p.m.
Every Friday via Zoom
Cougar Cupboard Hours
On-campus food pantry
Free food for students and their families.

Campus location hours:

9 a.m. - noon & 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Enter through the external door between the East and Floyd buildings.

Among Us Game Night
Join WSU Tri-Cities Campus Recreation for a weekly game night every Thursday!

6:30 p.m. every Thursday

Questions? Contact RJ Aubert at
Zoom trivia every Thursday
Join WSU Tri-Cities Campus Recreation for Zoom trivia every Thursday!

3 p.m. Thursdays via Zoom

Win a Coug swag pack!
Have a question?
General Info Desk

Monday – Thursday
11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Log-on via Zoom

More information/help desks available
  • IT
  • Advising
  • TRIO
  • Veteran Center
  • Library
  • Cashier's Office
  • Writing Center
  • Tutoring Center
WSU campus updates amid COVID-19
Weekly WSU Tri-Cities
open forums

Campus-specific updates amid COVID-19
10 a.m. - First Tuesday of every month

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