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Family & Supporter Orientation


Family & Supporter Orientation offers in-person experiences happening concurrently with student orientation sessions. Topics will include housing and dining, move-in information, student involvement, billing and payments, academics, student health and wellness, global community, student care and concern, how to be a Coug family, and more.

Housing Accommodations

Housing is not provided for families and supporters during orientation. Families are invited to book local accommodations in Pullman and the surrounding areas Moscow, Colfax, Lewiston, or Clarkston visit our Travel Guide. Learn more about Summer in Pullman.

Program Topics

  • Role of a Coug family
  • Student requirements, including placement exams and transcripts
  • Letting go presentations
  • Faculty expectations
  • Housing, dining, and move-in
  • Student, family & supporter involvement
  • Mental health resources
  • Tutoring


Registration for Family and Supporter Orientation can be completed when your student registers for New Coug Orientation.

Coug Family and Supporter Swag

We will provide a swag bag for each registered household.