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Recognition Gala Honoree Information

Washington State University is thrilled to honor you, as Benefactors, Laureates, and awardees at the 40th Annual Recognition Gala on Friday, September 20. Please see the information below for details about the evening and your recognition.

Thank you for your impact on and investment in WSU! Go Cougs!

Recognition Flow

To understand the flow of the evening and the recognition process, please view the instructions here.


Because parking on campus is extremely limited, we have arranged shuttle buses to transport honorees to the Honoree Toast reception and Gala.

Coast Hilltop Inn
Shuttle bus will depart at 4:50 p.m.

Holiday Inn Express
Shuttle bus will depart at 5:15 p.m.

Marriott Courtyard
Shuttle bus will depart at 5:20 p.m.

Honorees staying at other locations in or outside of Pullman:
Please ride the honoree shuttle bus departing from the Marriott Courtyard at 5:20 p.m. You may park your vehicle in the Marriott Courtyard parking lot.

If you missed our honoree shuttle bus, please drive to campus and park at the Tennis Court parking lot located east of Beasley Coliseum on North Fairway Road. You can also catch a ride on one of the Gem cars (similar to golf carts) circulating between the Marriott Courtyard, Marriott Residence Inn and Beasley Coliseum. You can access the campus parking map by clicking here.

You may also take the later shuttle buses, departing from the locations and at the times listed below. They will arrive at 6:00 p.m. for the Gala reception.

  • Coast Hilltop Inn
    • Departure: 5:25 p.m.
  • Holiday Inn Express
    • Departure: 5:45 p.m.
  • Marriott Courtyard
    • Departure: 5:50 p.m.
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