OPERATION ELF This program is for Non-Traditional Students and their families to be able to get together. Each December, after finals week, students and their families gather for a magical evening that includes dinner, gifts, live music, a visit with Santa, and games for both the children and adults. Registration starts in October.
Family-Friendly Campus Initiative Central Washington University is committed to making our campus accessible and family-friendly. Visit our office to learn more about available changing tables, high chairs, ramps, and lactation stations around campus. Visit our office for a copy of the family-friendly map (PDF coming soon!)
Non-Traditional Student Welcome Carnival This program, which happens at the end of every September, was created as an opportunity for students and their families to be welcomed to Central Washington University while making valuable connections with other students, student clubs and organizations, and faculty and staff.
National Non-Traditional Student Week This week in early November is aimed at bringing awareness of what is a Non-Traditional Student and to show support for those students. During National Non-Traditional Student Week there will be a number of programs for nontraditional students.
Student Professional Development Series The Student Professional Development Series is designed selection of presentations and workshops designed to highlight topics of interest and need for nontraditional students. All workshop/presentations are held at a convenient location on campus at various times and several are also web-based. Please look for information regarding workshops and presentations posted across campus out!
Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) We believe that by providing CWU student, faculty, and staff parents with high quality childcare, we assist them in pursuing their university studies and class work without undue anxiety about the welfare of their children. (Please visit http://www.cwu.edu/early-learning for additional information).