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Washington State University
Office of the President January 2022

Temporary adjustments to campus operations due to COVID

Washington State University remains committed to a robust in‑person experience this semester at all of our physical locations. In order to keep our students, faculty, and staff as safe as possible, we are making temporary adjustments to campus operations to provide increased protection against the highly transmissible omicron variant.

We are asking organizers of events, including sporting events, to refrain from serving food or drink at least through the end of January. This will allow attendees to keep their masks on at all times.

Additionally, WSU recommends that all Cougs wear surgical-style, KN95, KF94, or equivalent high-quality masks rather than cloth masks if they are … » More …

A message from Kirk and Noel Schulz

Happy spring semester everyone,

The beginning of a new year brings with it a renewed sense of opportunity. It’s a time to commit to new self-care regimens and look ahead to the future.

In much the same way, a new semester allows students, faculty, and staff to reset their focus on what matters most. Whether it’s marching toward academic goals, taking on vital research, or helping others achieve their goals, we’re confident Cougs will make the most of these new beginnings.

It’s also a time to move forward with other important changes such as those arising as part of the continued growth and evolution of … » More …