Dear #EverCougs community,

We are so excited to welcome you back to campus this fall! As outlined in the letter from WSU Everett Chancellor Paul Pitre on Thursday, June 25, while campus life will look different, Student Affairs is working hard to ensure you have a great experience outside of the classroom this fall.

WSU Everett continues work with local health districts and governments to adapt to guidelines outlined by Governor Inslee. Maintaining the health and safety of our community continues to be our priority. All while providing opportunities to learn, connect, and live the New Coug Experience. Below are a few things you can expect from Student Affairs in the fall.


Health and Safety

  • All students, staff, faculty and visitors will be required to wear a face covering while on campus. We will provide one face covering to all students.
  • When you arrive on campus, you will be directed to enter through the South Entrance where you will sign in with your name, email address and phone number, and have your temperature checked.
  • Classrooms and study spaces will be cleaned and sanitized throughout the day.
  • All faculty and staff are required to complete a daily, online attestation that they do not have COVID-19 symptoms before coming to campus.

 

Cougar Food Pantry

  • The Cougar Food Pantry will continue to supply students with non-perishable food items throughout the fall semester.
  • Students will be able to schedule a pick-up of a prepackaged bag of food items. Please email Everett.StudentServices@wsu.edu to schedule a pickup.

 

Student Involvement

  • Student leaders are encouraged to offer events and meetings virtually and on-campus when able.
  • Physical distancing guidelines will be followed for all in-person events and meetings.
  • Guidelines will be provided to each Registered Student Organization for the fall semester soon. This will include guidelines for meetings and events.

 

Student Engagement

  • Welcome Week will still happen. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the first week of classes!
  • The Student Involvement Fair will be held throughout Welcome Week, both virtually and through individual organization tabling if they choose.
  • The Fall Career Fair will be held virtually, hosted by ASCC in Pullman. WSU Everett will hold virtual information sessions for industry partners.
  • Career Services will continue in a virtual nature with integration of systemwide networking and engagement opportunities.

 

Study Spaces and Computer Labs

  • Study spaces and computer labs will still be open and available for use. Computers have been removed from computer labs to ensure proper physical distancing.
  • Each classroom and study space on campus has been marked with maximum occupancy limits.
  • We encourage students to utilize larger spaces for their small study groups.
  • For students who need access to videoconferencing to attend class, the seminar rooms can be reserved by calling 425-405-1600.

 

Mental Health Counseling

  • Students will have continued access to our Mental Health Counselor, who has been available throughout the Pandemic to meet with students. Please visit: everett.wsu.edu/health-and-wellness-2 for more information.

It is important to know that our plans can and will change as needed to ensure the health and safety of our WSU Everett community. We will update our list of engagement opportunities as we get closer to the start of the semester.

WSU has done its part to reduce the risks so Cougs can come back to the Everett Campus. We will rely on all #EverCougs to do their part in reducing the spread of COVID-19 and keeping students, faculty, staff and our community healthy.

Stay healthy, and as always, Go Cougs!

WSU Everett Student Affairs