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Pre-Arrival Information

Transfer Alive! new student orientation is right around the corner, and we are so excited to welcome you to campus! Listed below are a few reminders as you prepare for your trip to Pullman.


To see if you have a balance due, to pay all or part of your balance with a VISA or MasterCard, or to check your guest count, please log in to the orientation reservation system.

Please check in between 7:00-9:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 25th, 2018 in the Compton Union Building (CUB) Junior Ballroom. The first mandatory program will begin at 9:10 a.m.

Academic Preparation:

All students preparing to transfer to WSU should take steps to ensure that their earned college credits are properly evaluated. Please be sure to submit all official transcripts you have prior to your arrival in March and bring along any remaining unofficial transcripts with you to Transfer Alive!.

Print Transfer Alive! Parking Permit:

  • The Sunday parking permit will allow you to park in any Green, Yellow, Red or Blue lot. The Monday permit will only allow you to park in the Red 5 lot at the Tennis Courts. Please make sure the correct permit is displayed on dash, and see the map for directions. To obtain your parking permits, please visit the event parking website and follow these steps:
  • Under WSU Active Directory, enter your Network ID and Password
  • Under Permits, Click "Order An Event Permit" and agree to Terms of Service
  • Select the “Transfer Alive! 2018” permit, click "Next" and follow the prompts to input license plate information and print your permit.
  • Please contact WSU Transportation Services if you have any questions at 509-335-PARK (7275) or


  • Transfer Information: WSU's registration system, myWSU, checks course pre-requisites. Please make sure you bring a copy of all transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) and a print out of your current class schedule to your advising appointment. Handwritten or home-typed schedules will not suffice. Schedules must be printed from your current (or past) institution's registration system. If you have questions, please call 509-335-6000.
  • Photo ID and WSU ID number
  • Measles immunization documentation (if you have not already mailed it in)

 Technological Considerations:

  • In order to receive campus emergency alerts during Transfer Alive!, text “Alive” to 888-777
  • Download the WSU New Coug app (available in the iPhone, Android, and Windows app stores) for up-to-date information about the Transfer Alive! schedule
  • Download the WSU Guide app (search "Guide College Simplified" in the app store). Guide is your customized mobile app to help you thrive at WSU. Use it to find valuable resources, organize your schedule, receive important reminders, explore majors, get valuable, timely tips, and much more.

Transfer Alive! ends at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 26th, 2018.
All students must attend the entire orientation program in order to register for classes.

If your plans have changed and you no longer plan to attend, contact the Office of New Student Programs at (509) 335-4242 or e-mail When contacting our office, please have your WSU ID number available.

Have a safe trip to Pullman; we look forward to meeting you!