Student Regent Application

WSU Student Regent Overview

The Student Regent represents all WSU students (Pullman, Tri-Cities, Spokane, Vancouver, Everett, and Global Campus) and will hold full rights and voting privileges granted to all members of the Washington State Board of Regents, with the exception of votes on matters relating to the hiring, discipline, or tenure of faculty members and personnel.

Formal Qualifications

  • Must be a currently enrolled student at Washington State University at time of appointment, as well as throughout their term.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average at Washington State University.

Preferred Qualifications

  • It is suggested that applicants have a general knowledge of the legislative process in the state of Washington and a basic understanding of the functions of the Washington State University Board of Regents, and a strong desire to represent all Washington State University students

General Expectations

It is encouraged that the Student Regent:

  • Able to attend student government meetings on each campus (Student Government Council) and Global Campus.
  • Have a working relationship with the faculty and staff throughout the university
  • Serve as a liaison between the student population and WSU entities

Selection Process

After all applications have been reviewed, the Student Regent Recommendation Committee will select candidates to be interviewed.

Applications are due via online submission through by Friday, March 22, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. Applicants will be notified for a potential interview time. Per the American Disability Act, if you need another form of application submission, please contact the resources listed.

Following interviews and internal deliberations, the Chair of the Recommendation Committee will send three (3) candidates to the Governor’s office in Olympia.

Once the final candidates have been forwarded to the Governor, they will select one and recommend that person for approval in the Washington State Senate. That candidate’s information will be forwarded to the Washington State University Board of Regents for orientation as a new member of the Board.

Submit Your Application

The application for Student Regent is now open. It will close on March 22, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. If you have questions please contact the resources listed below.

Committee, Timeline and Contact Information

Committee Membership

The committee membership has been established by a Memorandum of Understanding agreed upon by the presidents of ASWSU, GPSA, ASWSU-Vancouver, ASWSU-Spokane, ASWSU-Tri Cities, ASWSU-Everett, and the WSU Global Campus.

The committee is comprised of the following:

  • Two (2) Pullman students designated by ASWSU President
  • GPSA President or Vice President
  • One (1) representative from each of WSU’s other campuses (Vancouver, Tri-Cities, Spokane, Everett) and the Global Campus for a total of five representatives

Student Regent Selection Timeline

February 22—Student Regent Applications available online at
March 22—Applications due by 5:00 pm online via
April 20—Recommendation Committee Interviews of Applicants
May 1—Finalists sent to the Governor
July—Appointment decision by the Governor

Contact Info

Office of the President
Board of Regents

Washington State University
Board of Regents
PO Box 641048
Pullman, WA 99164-1048

Phone: 509-335-4200

Current Student Regent

Isaac Marroquin
Phone: 509-851-9046