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Phase I: Wildcat Day

Choose one... Saturday April 7 or 14, 2018
Please register through the Wildcat Day RSVP that will be sent to your CWU email starting in mid February.


Please check your personal email and CWU email account for information about orientation. Registration for Phase I of orientation known as Wildcat Day is highly encouraged for both first year and transfer students. While Wildcat Day is not required, it is highly encouraged to support your transition to CWU. Discover Orientation Phase II is required for all First Year Students.

Check-in: 8 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
SURC Ballroom

Wildcat Shop Open: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Student Clubs and Organizations fair: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
SURC 1st Floor hallway and room 137

Recreation Center Tours: 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Recreation Center check-in desk

Connection Card/US Bank Maxx Card issuance: 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Receive CWU student ID cards: 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Pickup Connection Card Checklist at the check-in table

Admissions, Registrar, Orientation, Alumni Relations,
Housing, Dining: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
SURC Black Hall (Housing, Dining)


10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Opening Welcome
SURC Main Concourse
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Academic Department Fair
SURC Ballroom

Student Services Fair
SURC 1st Floor hallway and room 137

10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.Aviation Training Center Tour
Aviation Training Center
11 a.,m. - 1 p.m.Lunch
Central Marketplace, SURC
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Financial Aid
Barge Hall, room 115

Student Accounts
Barge Hall, room 104

12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.College/Student Services Presentations, Session I
See Wildcat Day Book 2015
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.College/Student Services Presentations, Session II
See Wildcat Day Book 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Recreation Center, Campus and Residence Hall Tours

For additional information on presentation sessions, tours, and more, please visit:

Paw Print Image Wildcat Day Book


Driving Directions to CWU

Where to stay?

What to do in Ellensburg?

Our other phases of orientation


Take the Next Step to Becoming a Wildcat.