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New Student Checklist

Before you can attend Orientation you must complete your New Student Checklist. Below is an example of some items on your list. To access your personalized New Student Checklist, go to and select the Holds and To Do's tab.

  • Confirm Your Intent to Enroll
    • We encourage you to get your MyCWU account set up. Please go to    and follow the instructions given.
  • Register for Orientation
  • Apply for CWU Housing
    • First year students are required to live in on-campus housing as detailed in the "Live-In Requirement." FY students without a housing contract may be unable to register for classes until completing this requirement.
  • Submit Your Final Transcripts
    • If you haven't done so already, please request a final transcript be sent after you have finished your final courses. Please have official transcripts (high school and/or college, including Running Start) sent to:
      CWU Admissions
      400 East University Way
      Ellensburg, WA 98926-7463

      For transcripts to be official, they must be in a sealed envelope and issued by the high school and/or college registrar’s office.

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