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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:

  • General Orientation Session regarding CWU & Highline College student services
  • 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 at the start of July 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!

Des MoinesDateTime
Fall 2015 - All MajorsWed. July 29TBA
Everett - at LynnwoodDateTime
Fall 2015 - All MajorsTue. July 28TBA
Fall 2015 - All MajorsTue. July 28TBA
Pierce CountyDateTime
Fall 2015 - All MajorsWed. July 22TBA