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Welcome to the Department of Physics at

Central Washington University

Photos of the physics department including student research, presentations, awards, and social events..

Why major in physics at CWU?

  • Small classes taught by award-winning faculty
  • Students do research with faculty
  • Multiple degree options, including the dual-degree physics/engineering program
  • Nationally recognized physics club that is active in community outreach

For more information, click the appropriate link below

I will be entering as a freshman                  I am a transfer student

Physics and Geology will be moving from Lind Hall to the brand new Science Phase II building during Spring and Summer of 2016!!

Science Phase II Live Construction Cam

If you have questions about the program, or would like to schedule a visit to the department, please contact the department chair, Dr. Andy Piacsek

CWU Physics students organized an evening of Science Demonstrations: The Savvy Science Spectacle!  Watch the Central Minute video at left to see them in action.