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Division of Student Affairs

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Cougar Community 

We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive campus community for all students through programs, services, and spaces.  


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Engagement & Leadership

Cougs are involved in student organizations, student government, sports, the arts, community service and more. 


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Places & Spaces

Places and spaces for Cougs to find programming and services are located all around the WSU Pullman campus. 


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Campus Life

Cougs, find the resources you need to make WSU Pullman a safe and comfortable home away from home. 


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Meet the VP

Mary Jo Gonzales brings a wealth of experience and an abundance of enthusiasm to her position of VP Student Affairs at WSU. 


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Learn more about Student Affairs' ongoing division and university-wide campaigns and initiatives.



Quick Links

Winter Blues Buster

Mon & Tues, January 28-29 | 5:00-8:00 pm | Student Recreation Center & Elson S Floyd Cultural Center 

Student Affairs, with the help of GPSA, is hosting two days of events to help you get over your winter blues! Join us on Jan. 28 for Mood for A Better Mood! and on Jan. 29 for Self-Care through Mindfulness & Creative Expression.
View day 1 event details on WSU Events. View day 2 workshop details WSU Events

Dior Vargas: Latinx feminist speaking on mental health

Wednesday, February 26 | 7:00-8:30 pm | CUB Senior Ballroom and available via Livestream

Dior Vargas, MS, MPH is a Latina Feminist Mental Health Activist. She lives with depression, anxiety, and traits of borderline personality disorder, and she is a suicide attempt survivor. Dior tours the country giving keynotes, hosting workshops, and speaking on panels. Read more on WSU Events

Community Forum: EP 15 Policy for Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct

Monday, December 2 | 9-10:30 am | CUB Jr Ballroom and Available via Livestream

Learn about updates to current policies and better understand WSU’s commitment to maintain an environment free of all forms of discrimination.

New task force charged with addressing students’ most basic needs

A new task force has formed at Washington State University to identify ways it can better meet the basic needs of its students systemwide.  Read more on WSU Insider

Access Center and Transportation Services strengthen longtime accessible ride service

For Washington State University graduate student Brandon Viall, the Cougar Accessible Transportation Service (CATS) does more than get him to class on time. It allows him to lead a more typical life. Read more on WSU Insider.

First-generation student a champion for equity and inclusion

While Washington State University Tri-Cities student Savanna Navarro Kresse is excited for the new school year, she is particularly happy September has arrived. Read more on WSU Insider.

Support Students in the Community Standard Process

The Center for Community Standards (formerly The Office of Student Conduct) is seeking WSU faculty and staff volunteers, known as advisors, to help guide students through the community standards process. Learn more and apply today!

Become Engaged with WSU’s Campus Culture and Climate Efforts

Opportunities are available for students, faculty, and staff to work alongside their colleagues on the Campus Culture and Climate working groups. Individuals who are interested in contributing their time and expertise or are passionate about one of the five areas are encouraged to submit their information here along with the name of the group in which they feel they can bring valuable insight. Read the latest working group update.