Checklist A quick list of tips to help you prepare for your first semester: Do you need disability accommodations? Contact the WSU Access Center as soon as possible to be sure you have the accommodations in place when classes begin. Are you Tech Ready? Visit our TechReady site to ensure that you have the skills and equipment necessary for online learning. myWSU and your WSU email: Remember to check your myWSU notices and WSU email account often for important announcements. If you’re corresponding with WSU faculty and staff, always use your WSU email. WSU’s Academic Integrity Program—Know the academic integrity requirements at WSU. Test your connection at various times of the day, to be certain that you will be able to successfully view the media provided in your course. Is it time for an upgrade? Go to CoreTech to browse for discounted products offered to WSU students. Be aware of deadlines. Print the WSU Online Academic Calendar, and add it to your favorites on your browser. Read Study Tips and Skills for Success. Are you expecting financial aid? Financial aid is disbursed on the first day of classes, so you should plan to use resources other than financial aid to purchase your textbooks before the semester begins. Visit our Financial Aid page for quick links to financial aid info. Proctored exams: Learn about proctored exams, and resources available to you if your exams require a virtual proctor. Start the new semester off right: Log in to your virtual course space on the first day of classes and check out your courses.