CWU believes that diversity of peoples, cultures, and ideas is essential to learning, discovery, and creative expression. CWU believes that all faculty, staff, and students must be and must feel physically, professionally, and emotionally safe in order to fully engage in and benefit from the university experience.
CWU’s support of diversity and global learning is evident in the numerous programs that facilitate and support undergraduate inquiry and creative expression.
- Office of Diversity and Inclusivity
- Center for Diversity and Social Justice
- Office of International Studies and Programs
- Global Literacy Development Certificate Program
- Ethnic Studies, American Indian Studies, Women and Gender Studies, and Africana and Black Studies.
- Center for Latino and Latin American Studies
- Center for Teaching and Learning: Diversity Efforts
- Museum and Culture of the Environment
- Academic Achievement Programs
Faculty and Staff Resources
Facts at a Glance: Diversity at Central Washington University
- Central has a diverse student body, 29.5% of our student body are students of color.
- Over 80% of those that responded to the Inclusiveness survey reported that enjoy being at CWU (more than 80% agree). In that same survey, there is strong consensus that most feel welcome at CWU.