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“We are planning on assigning all housing with limited COVID-19 restrictions. Meaning that most common areas will be open without limits.”

Over 4,200 students already signed housing applications for fall

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter May 26, 2021

The majority of WSU Pullman on-campus housing will be open in the fall semester with the exception of some facilities. There are currently over 4,200 students planning to live on campus in the fall,...

Einstein Bros. Bagels, Starbucks, Lighty Espresso Bar, and The Market at Cougar Way will operate on limited hours until Dec. 24.

WSU Dining Services to close Dec. 24, reopen Jan. 4

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

WSU Dining Services will close down all student dining options Dec. 24 and reopen Jan. 4 with limited capacity until classes resume.  Einstein Bros. Bagels, Starbucks, Lighty Espresso Bar,...

Students living on campus, athletes and employees will have to be tested upon arrival in Pullman.

WSU to test students arriving on campus, increase housing next semester

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

WSU officials discussed plans for spring semester COVID-19 testing, housing availability, spring classes and COVID-19 research at a town hall Nov. 18. Spring semester The university will implement...

McEachern Hall is used for quarantining students with COVID-19. It is unknown how many students are currently housed in the hall.

Number of students in quarantine hall cannot be provided, WSU official says

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 14, 2020

Students living on campus who test positive for COVID-19 will quarantine at McEachern Hall, but the total number of students living in the hall is unknown. The number of students currently quarantined...

One graduate resident at Yakama Village says there is a large buildup of recycling outside the complex.

Recycling bins removed without warning or explanation, student claims

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter October 12, 2020

WSU removed recycling bins from several student housing complexes without telling residents, claimed one graduate resident at Yakama Village, who raised concerns that the WSU administration no longer cares...

One proposed change requires first-year students to live in approved housing if room is available and if it would be safe regarding COVID-19.

WSU holds hearing for live-in policy changes

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen deputy news editor October 8, 2020

WSU held a public comment hearing on Wednesday on proposed changes to the first-year live-in requirement of the Washington Administrative Code. Freshman undergraduate students are required to live in...

The proposed changes are designed to give students and WSU more flexibility around the first year living requirements, said Jill Creighton, WSU Dean of Students and Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.

University to hold meeting on proposed changes to first-year live-in requirement

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter October 6, 2020

WSU will hold a public hearing 4 p.m. Oct. 7 via Zoom about the proposed changes to the state’s first-year live-in requirement established by the Washington Administrative Code. Over the summer, WSU’s...

WSU Housing residents lost access to cable, HBO GO and streaming services on June 30. WSU Housing sent out an email to residents briefing them about the situation, but some say they never received that email.

WSU Housing residents face cable outage

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 13, 2020

On-campus residents have been experiencing a cable outage since June 30. They do not have cable, HBO GO or streaming TV. However, they do have access to PAC-12 streaming because it is independent of the...

In order to be assigned a dorm, students were required to agree, in the original housing contract, to not cancel their contract even if they were not able to stay in the dorms due to COVID-19.

WSU amends housing policy after petition gains over 5,000 signatures

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter July 8, 2020

Writer’s note: The comments made by Curtis Cohen and Riley, the other student quoted, were made before either student, or myself, was aware of the amendment made to the addendum.   WSU updated its...

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