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Office for Access & Opportunity

Our Programs & Initiatives

The Office for Access and Opportunity will serve as an ambassador to underrepresented students and as liaison to the academic community, be visible and accessible, foster personal communication and interaction with students, advocate for student needs and rights, and demonstrate a commitment to diversity. For more information on how students can utilize these services, feel free to contact any of the programs listed in the drop-down list below:

  • College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

    Phone: (509) 335-4503

     The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a federally funded program designed to support students from migrant and seasonal farm-worker backgrounds during their freshman year in college. CAMP is specifically designed to identify, recruit, and monitor the academic achievement and retention of migrant students. The program provides eligible students with both financial and academic support. For more information about CAMP visit

  • TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)

      (509) 335-0192

    Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally-funded TRIO program. It provides opportunities for academic development, assists students in meeting basic college requirements, and serves to motivate students towards the successful completion of their postsecondary education. SSS provides a wide range of valuable services and resources for students in the program, including academic advising and tutoring, career guidance, college success workshops, priority class registration, SSS scholarships, a food and clothing bank, a computer lab with printing access, and much more. To learn more about SSS visit

  • TRIO Upward Bound

     (509) 826-7208

    WSU Upward Bound programs are funded through the US Department of Education in order to help prepare and motivate low-income, first-generation high school students to succesfully pursue a college education. Upward Bound works with students who are low income, or who would potentially be the first in their family to earn a four-year college degree or who need academic support in order to achieve their goal of post secondary education. Upward Bound offers an academically challenging year-round program, including tutorial services, monthly workshops, a local and residential summer program, college visitations, career advising, and assistance in applying for financial aid and college admission. For more information visit

Affiliate Programs:

Cougar Food Pantry

First Generation Abroad

Student meeting with advisor in computer lab