Why Visit WSU?

  One of the most pressing questions we get at WSU is: What is student life like at WSU? While you are more than welcome to do your own research online, the best way to answer that question is by scheduling a visit to our campus. Meeting with an Admissions Counselor...

What to Expect During Welcome Week

Congratulations! You’re an official student of Winona State University. What’s the next step? Well, you have a lot to look forward to the week before classes as the faculty and students would like to officially welcome you to our campus. Here are just some of the...

5 Tips for Surviving a Minnesota Winter

Winter is coming, my friends. Living in the beautiful Mississippi river valley means enduring some frigid weather.   Even if this isn’t your first rodeo with Midwest winter weather, being on your own at college means preparing yourself to survive. You’ve heard of...

Three Steps to Apply to WSU

When I was a junior in high school, I looked into applying to over ten schools. Once I decided on WSU, I was happily surprised with the ease of the application process. For those looking to become a WSU Warrior, here are three basic steps to guide you on your way. 1....

Not Too Big, Not Too Small, Smedium

WSU has a population of about 8,000 students, give or take, and that puts us at the smaller end of medium-sized—making us smedium. As a WSU Admissions Counselor in-training, I can tell you all about our campus and population. I could recite the facts and numbers to...

Where to Stay for a Weekend in Winona

Family Weekend is fast approaching on Sept. 21-23. WSU invites all relatives to visit their students for three days of fun, but first you’ll need somewhere to stay. There’s a plethora of options for overnight booking in Winona, so, hopefully, this list will be...