Skip to Login Skip to Content Skip to Secondary Navigation

Coug Day at the Capitol 2019 Application

Hey Cougs! Interested in the chance to travel to Olympia, meet with fellow Cougs from other WSU campuses, and discuss higher education issues with your legislators? Coug Day 2019 offers that opportunity! 

Our representatives are responsible for making higher education accessible and competitive in Washington. By attending this overnight trip, you'll be joining in keeping them accountable to this ideal.

Coug Day at the Capitol takes place this coming January 27th and 28th, 2019. Attendees will depart WSU Vancouver at approximately 12 pm on Sunday, January 27th, transportation will be provided. Lodging is provided by the Governor Hotel in Olympia, for Sunday night. A group dinner will be provided Sunday evening. Participants will be on their own for lunch the next day, Monday the 28th, in Olympia. We will head back to Vancouver at approximately 3 pm on the 28th. 

We understand a majority of attendees will have classes on Monday during the day, please contact us if you need a letter to excuse your absence from classes. Otherwise, attendees will be responsible to contact their professors regarding their absence!

Prior to Coug Day, you will be required to attend training! The trainings are designed to help you become an effective lobbyist, and learn some important details about the trip (determine roommates, find out which legislators you will meet with, etc.). We will notify you when we have the training days figured out. 

Apply now, as space is limited! Applications close December 5th at 5 pm, please apply before then!

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments, please email Ana Betancourt at

This form closed on December 5, 2018 5:00 PM PST