Sign up for New Coug Orientation

Welcome, New Coug!

We are excited you have chosen to register for New Coug Orientation. During orientation, you will discover the university’s mission, goals, values, and academic expectations; discuss academic policies, procedures, and programs; review costs, in terms of both dollars and personal commitment; and learn about valuable resources and campus-support services. You will leave the program registered for classes and ready to start your adventure as a Coug.

Have You Confirmed Your Enrollment?

Before you register for orientation, confirm your enrollment at your FutureCoug Portal Please allow up to 24 hours for your account to update after confirming your enrollment to register for orientation. If you have any questions about your admission status, please call 1-888-GO-TO-WSU (1-888-468-6978).

Spring 2024 registration is now open. Summer and Fall 2024 registration coming soon!

New Coug Orientation Dates

Spring Session 2024
Spring Orientation–One day programJanuary 4
Summer Sessions 2024 
Session 1–La Bienvenida – Orientación en EspañolMay 18–19
Session 2–Summer OrientationJune 17–18
Session 3–Hawai‘i OrientationJune 22
Session 4–Summer OrientationJune 26–27
Session 5–Summer OrientationJune 30–July 1
Session 6–Summer OrientationJuly 10–11
Session 7–Summer OrientationJuly 14–15
Session 8–Summer OrientationJuly 17–18
Session 9–Summer OrientationJuly 21–22
Session 10–Summer OrientationJuly 25–26
Fall Session 2024
Session 11–Fall Orientation*** (see note below)August 11–12


  • ***Space is limited for Fall Orientation. International students and out of state students from more than 200 miles away have priority registration for this session. Please be prepared to move in to your residence hall or apartment before Fall Orientation begins. Unlike Summer Orientation, no supplemental housing will be available for Fall Orientation.
  • We want to support you. If you require physical, housing, dining, or any other accommodations, please make sure to register at least two weeks before the start of the session.

If you experience any difficulties or questions, please call New Coug Orientation at 509-335-4242 or e-mail