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WSU COVID-19 Recovery Guidance

Washington State University looks forward to seeing all of our Cougs in-person for the Fall 2021 semester in accordance state and public health guidelines. Classes begin on all of our campuses on Monday, August 23.

Student Life

We are planning for a robust in‑person student experience both inside and outside the classroom for fall 2021 and beyond.

Housing and Residence Life at WSU Pullman

Information for International Students

You do not have to be vaccinated to come to WSU, but you can be vaccinated upon arrival, show proof of a WHO approved vaccine or apply for a personal exception.

Visit your campus website for additional information.
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Returning to the workplace

WSU remains committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace environment for our faculty, staff, students and the communities for which we serve.

Returning to the classroom in Fall 2021

Classes begin on all of our campuses Monday, August 23. WSU expects to review further guidance on classroom distancing from state higher education officials later this summer. The vast majority of classes across the WSU system are scheduled to take place in-person this coming fall.

Research operations at WSU

Learn more about WSU’s updated research guidance.

COVID-19 signage

Download WSU’s COVID-19 recovery signage or order an adhesive, removable sign.

For all additional inquiries, please email