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New Student Orientations

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Orientation provides students with the opportunity to learn about the student services offered at CWU and in partnership with Highline College.  Those services are:

  • Parking
  • Food service
  • Student Life
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Veteran Services
  • Financial Aid
  • Disability Support Services
  • Library Services
  • Writing & Math Center
  • Campus Acitivities

The Day of Orientation will include:

  • “Campus Expo”-Learn about the resources you have available to you at CWU-Des Moines & take your photo ID
  • “Wildcat Essentials”-Introduction to CWU-Des Moines resources and how to register for classes
  • You will be meeting with your academic advisors to determine your next steps. This is required for getting admitted to your major program.

* Online students will have online academic advising. 

If you have questions regarding New Student Orientation at CWU Des Moines please call 206-439-3800 or email

Welcome to CWU – Des Moines!

Des MoinesDateTime
Spring 2017 - All MajorsTue. Mar 149AM
Everett - at LynnwoodDateTime
Spring 2017 - All MajorsWed. Mar 15TBA
Spring 2017 - All MajorsWed. Mar 15TBA
Pierce CountyDateTime
Spring 2017 - All MajorsThu. Mar 16TBA


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