Campus Visits

Campus tours offer an excellent insight into life as a CWU Wildcat. As we stroll through campus, we’ll share our personal experiences as students and answer questions. Come visit us soon, meet our student ambassadors, and say hello to your new home!

We are excited to offer in-person campus tours to all prospective students, and guests. 

Register Here for In-Person Tours

Experience CWU

In addition to campus tours, admissions offers a variety ways to learn about CWU, see buildings and spaces, interact with current students, and ask questions of staff, no matter where you are. Have a specific question for an admissions counselor? Book an Admissions Appointment. Have a classroom of students that want to learn more about CWU? Sign up for an on-campus or virtual Group Visit. Check out the variety of experiences below to make connections and feel some Wildcat Pride.


Campus Tour

Join us at Central Washington University for an unforgettable in-person campus tour. Discover the opportunities that await you and envision yourself as a proud Wildcat. We look forward to welcoming you and showcasing all that makes our university an exceptional place to learn, grow, and thrive.

Register for a Campus Tour

Group Visit

Bring your high school students for a group visit and experience a campus tour, admissions presentation, and a student panel here in Ellensburg. Sign up for the Group Visit Registration

We also offer group visits in Ellensburg for elementary and middle school students. Learn more about Early College Outreach Visit Request.

Group Visit Registration

Wildcat Preview Day

Wondering what it's like to be a student at CWU? Join us for Wildcat Preview Day! Offered each quarter, this open house style event is designed for prospective and newly admitted students. With campus tours, academic department and student activites fairs, and full day of exciting events, Wildcat Preview Day is one of the best ways to experience campus.

RSVP for Wildcat Preview Day Today!

Recorridos en Espanol / Spanish Language Tours

Acompáñenos para una experiencia interactiva en vivo. El tour virtual te ofrece una introducción y conocimiento de la vida como estudiante universitario.

Recorridos en Espanol / Spanish Language Tours

Admissions Appointments

Chat with one of our Admissions Counselors about Applying, Financial Aid, and other Next Steps.

Admissions Appointments

Douglas Honors College Information Session

Explore what it means to be Douglas Honors College student at CWU. Open to first year and transfer students interested in pursuing any major, the DHC offers unique interdisciplinary courses, close-knit community, and much more. Join us for a virtual information session to learn more. 

Attend a DHC Information Session

Our Centers

CWU knows that students have families, jobs, and commitments that don't always allow them to attend a traditional campus. The university centers provide degree programs and certifications that meet individual and community needs.

CWU's Center Locations


Meet Our Staff

Our admissions counselors are available for online admissions appointments. Select an Admissions Counselor to register for this interactive experience.

Find your counselor


Welcome to Ellensburg

One of Washington's founding communities, Ellensburg's historic brick downtown is just three blocks from the CWU campus. Downtown places eclectic shops and restaurants next to beautiful and historic buildings, most constructed between 1889 and 1917.

Getting here     Explore Ellensburg