New name, fully integrated health services
We’re excited to announce Health & Wellness Services and Counseling and Psychological Services have officially integrated under the name Cougar Health Services.
This change reflects our model of student-centered, integrated health services on campus, as well as our staff’s hard work over many years to improve collaboration, streamline processes, and ultimately provide better health and well-being services for students.
As part of this process, we’re merging our electronic health records over the summer. Maintaining one central record for each student will help us provide seamless care across all of our services. We can welcome each student with a full understanding of their health history and the … » More …Read Story
Meet our new medical director
Our new medical director, Bonnie de Vries, MD, MS, begins work this week. In this role, Dr. de Vries will oversee medical clinic operations and collaborate with partners in Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, and throughout WSU to support student health and safety. Dr. de Vries will take on both administrative and clinical responsibilities, opening up additional physician availability for patient appointments.
We invite the WSU community to join us as Dr. de Vries shares her vision for the future of university health services on April 9 from 4-5 p.m. The event will take place in the Health Promotion Peer Education Training Room G41, located in … » More …Read Story
Get your mental wellness checkup
Mental health is a key part of your overall health and well-being. You can use a brief online screening to check in on your mental wellness and see if you should connect with a mental health professional.
It’s free and completely confidential. Immediately following the brief questionnaire, you will see your results, recommendations, and information on university and community support resources.
Need help right now? Counseling and Psychological Services is available 24/7 at 509-335-4511.Read Story
Get your guide for helping students in distress
Faculty and staff are often able to recognize when a student is struggling, but it can be hard to know what to say or do.
To ensure students get the support they need, Student Affairs created a comprehensive guide that faculty and staff can reference when they’re concerned about a student.
The guide covers how to recognize common signs of distress, helpful ways to respond to a student, campus and community support resources, and reporting options.
Each WSU location has a guide with specific campus and community resources. View the guide for your WSU location below:Read Story
All WSU students must submit proof of measles immunity before registering for classes.
Incoming first-year and transfer students must complete mandatory programs.
Sexual Assault Support:
Support services for sexual assault and other forms of sex and gender-based violence.
Emotional Support Animals On Campus:
Cougar Health Services does not provide documentation for any service or emotional support animals.
We collect feedback on an ongoing basis to help improve our services and ensure you receive the best care possible.