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Attention incoming students!

Welcome to CWU! We are excited to call you a Wildcat and have some important information for you. Discover Orientation is approaching, during which you will sign up for Fall classes. It is highly recommended that all art majors begin taking art classes in their first quarter.

We will have a representative at all Discover Orientations this summer. Please email us to let us know you will be coming to our Art majors only advising session on Day 1 at 3:35 PM in SURC 135. We will also be available on Day 2 during the class registration session in the SURC ballroom. We will have a schedule created for you and give you the permission codes you will need to register for art major related classes.

This is for art majors only, so again please email us to indicate that you still intend to be an art major so we can begin to prepare a package for your orientation session including your schedule for Fall quarter.

You can find advising forms and descriptions of all our degree programs on the department website under the advising section. Feel free to contact me with any questions you might have. I look forward to meeting you. Welcome!

Call for Entries: INTERSTATE: Where I-90 meets I-82

The Sarah Spurgeon Gallery at Central Washington University, located in Ellensburg, Washington, will host the INTERSTATE juried exhibit. The exhibition is open to all media and subject matter.

Proceeds from this national exhibition will support student scholarships in the CWU Department of Art. The juror for the INTERSTATE exhibition is Jennifer Navva Milliken, Curator of Craft at the Bellevue Arts Museum, in Bellevue, Washington.

The exhibit is open to artists over the age of 18 working in 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, and video formats. Works created/completed as an undergraduate or graduate student are not eligible. Only original work, where the artist is the sole copyright holder, will be accepted.

The entry fee is $35.00 for up to three artworks, and the deadline for entries is September 4, 2015. All entries must be submitted online at

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