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Yakima Send Off

Connecting with New Wildcats

Central Washington University has been recording consistent increases in freshmen enrollment in the past year. With the announcement from The Economist stating that CWU is the top-rated university in the state of Washington, ranked by its economic impact on graduates, it is safe to say that Central is truly a thriving community to be a part of.

Each fall, the Ellensburg community produces a new level of energy and excitement as we welcome our returning students, and our newest additions to the Wildcat family. New this year, we invite all members of our Wildcat family to join us at the Yakima Valley Museum on September 7th for our first annual send-off party welcoming the incoming freshmen from the Yakima area.

Join the CWU Alumni Association for a fun-filled evening of networking, engaging, and connecting with the newest generation of Wildcats at the 2016 Yakima Send-Off Party. This gathering is meant to welcome incoming freshmen and their families to our great network of alumni from their hometown, and introduce them to resources that are available on Central’s campus.

We invite you to join us and share advice, best memories, and traditions with the incoming class!

This inagural event welcomes incoming freshmen and their families to learn more about CWU’s student employment opportunities, financial aid, career services, housing, involvement opportunities with the Student Alumni Association, and much more. The send-off party will be held at the Yakima Valley Museum from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7th. Light appetizers and drinks will be provided by the CWU Alumni Association.

Also, don’t miss your chance to purchase some official CWU gear from the Wildcat Shop’s newest symbol of true Wildcat pride, their mobile “Rawr-Vee” shop. It’s a perfect time for you to meet the newest Wildcats, reconnect with alumni in your area, enjoy time reminiscing over your years at CWU, and purchase your latest Wildcat gear.

To register for this event click here or call us at 509-963-2160. 

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