Washington State University

Student Support

There are many programs on campus to support students as they pursue their education at WSU. It is in your best interest to take advantage of any services you may be eligible for! 

Highlighted Programs:

CAMP Recruitment poster
College Assistance Migrant Program
The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a federally funded program designed to support students from migrant and seasonal farmworker backgrounds during their freshman year in college. The program provides students with both financial and academic support.
First Scholars Program
First Scholars Program

The goal of the First Scholars program is to support first-generation college students and enhance their ability to successfully graduate. The program is open to incoming first-time, full-time freshmen whose parents did not attend college. Selected students receive personalized support, an annual award of $5,000, which is renewable for a total award of $20,000 over four years.

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

LSAMP's mission is to increase the recruitment, retention, and graduation rate of underrepresented students in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).  Benefits of the program include scholarships, internships, tutoring, academic advising, orientation courses, math workshops, mentoring, research opportunities, and grad school preparation.

McNair Scholars Program

The McNair Scholars Program is a federally-funded TRiO program that prepares undergraduates for graduate school, and ultimately toward pursuit of their doctorate degree. WSU McNair Scholars participate in courses, seminars and workshops on topics related to graduate school preparation, complete a paid research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor, and have the opportunity to present their research at local, regional and national conferences.

Smart Start Program
Smart Start

THE SMART START PROGRAM (SSP) is a retention initiative under the office of Multicultural Student Services designed to facilitate the successful transition and retention of first generation and other underrepresented students during their first year at the university. Students who actively participate in this program will have the skills to succeed and graduate from Washington State University.

Student Support Services Program

Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally-funded TRiO program for students who are either low-income, a first-generation college student, or have a documented disability. SSS provides free academic advising, tutoring, college success workshops, leadership conferences, career guidance, financial aid and scholarship assistance, the SSS scholarship, and a food/clothing bank for students in need.

In addition, see the Cougar Success Resources site for a comprehensive list of helpful services for WSU students.

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