Go Cougs!

Ashley Vu won this year’s WSU Three-Minute Thesis competition.

A Q&A with Neeru Chaudhary, the new graduate student director of the Chemical and Reaction Engineering Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, is this month’s Voiland College Web feature.


Tuesday, April 14

11 AM ESIC Zoom seminar: “What we can learn from smart meter data,” w/Zhaoyu Wang, Iowa State University.

Tuesday, April 28

10 AM VCEA Student Success Celebration. Join us in celebrating the outstanding achievements of our Voiland College students.

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Student Support

ASWSU Grocery Reimbursement

The ASWSU Grocery Reimbursement program reimburses WSU students up to 50% of their qualified grocery costs at Pullman’s Dissmore’s, Safeway, and Walmart stores. Fill out the form in the link above to apply.

Undergrad Writing Center

The Undergrad Writing Center is continuing to offer support to all WSU students who are working on projects, assignments, and papers from afar.

Grad Student Professional Development

The Versatile PhD is a web-based, socially positive business that helps graduate students with non-academic professional development. Their mission is to help graduate students envision, prepare for, and excel in non-academic careers. Sign in with your WSU network ID and password!

VCEA Student Support Zoom Room & FAQ

A new frequently asked questions web page has been developed to help students with their questions about Voiland College’s transition to online delivery. Students can send their questions to vcea.covid19@wsu.edu or join a live Zoom Room for assistance (9 am to 2 pm thru Friday, April 17).

This week in the Student Support Zoom Room, VCEA Student Ambassadors will be hosting workshops, playing games, and having a weekly drawing for the winner’s favorite take-out food. To find out the daily schedule, check out our announcements by visiting VCEA Student Success.

Free Tutoring Available

Voiland College tutors are available via Zoom. VCEA Tutoring Services is available for students using the same schedule as before. Students can search the schedule by subject, class number, day of the week, or tutor. Then, they can enter the tutor’s zoom room during the tutor’s shift by clicking on the words “click here” under the tutor’s name.

If they chose, faculty members can add a link to their Blackboard class space(s) to the tutoring schedule for student convenience.

Tutoring Services is also available for workshops, to support faculty for recitations, and other services. Students and faculty members who would like to request support can contact Becky Dueben at rdueben@wsu.edu or 509 336 9417.

Math Learning Center tutoring services are available via Zoom.

Academic Success and Career Center tutoring services are available via Zoom.

Computer Loan Program

The Office of the Provost is offering a computer loan program for WSU students.

Pass/Fail Grade Option

WSU has developed an emergency adjustment to grading deadlines and policies for undergraduate students in the spring 2020 term. Most students will have the option for pass/fail grades in a wider variety of courses.  The deadline to request Pass/Fail grading is June 1, 2020.

Summer Session to be Taught Online

WSU summer sessions at all campuses will be offered by distance learning this summer. Read Provost Slinker’s letter to learn more.

Be Safe Cougs

Health and Wellbeing Resources

The health and well-being of the WSU community remains our highest priority, and we will continue to act thoughtfully as we respond to COVID-19. Please review the resources available to employees during this response.

WSU COVID-19 Information

WSU has set up a website to serve as the university’s central source of updates and information about COVID-19.


Crimson Spirit Award

Have you noticed a WSU employee going out of their way to help a colleague or customer? Nominate them for the Crimson Spirit award to recognize their excellent service. Submit a nomination.