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Des Moines

New Student Orientations

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
  • “Money Matters” Session- Get on the right track for paying for school
  • “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. 

You will receive an official invitation will be sent to you in the middle of November 2015.

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

Welcome to CWU – Des Moines!

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Winter 2015 - All MajorsWed. Dec 2TBA
Everett - at LynnwoodDateTime
Winter 2015 - All MajorsTue. Dec 1TBA
Winter 2015 - All MajorsTue. Dec 1TBA
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Winter 2015 - All MajorsThu. Dec 3TBA