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Student Achievement Outreach

Getting Started

1. Determine if Central has an online program appropriate for your needs

List of Online majors, minors, certificates, and graduate programs are available by visiting our Program Advising Page. Additional information about Online Learning at Central can be found here; Preparing for Online Learning.

Please be aware that many online classes require admission to an online program of study in order to enroll. It is strongly recommended that students meet the pre-admission requirements, apply, and get accepted to their online program of study prior to the registration period.

2. Apply to the University

Visit our Admissions website to learn more about this process.

Admissions for Online Students

3. Once admitted, confirm your acceptance

Please visit our Admissions pages for your next steps. 

4. Financial Aid and Scholarships

To apply for aid, you must fill out and submit FAFSA. To learn more about the Financial Aid at Central, please visit our Financial Aid website, and our Scholarship page.

For more scholarship information for prospective students, visit here.

5. Request Campus Change

Please determine which of the CWU-Center Locations is closest to  your physical address. Here is a list of the Centers:
Des Moines, Everett, Wenatchee, Yakima, Moses Lake, Pierce County, Lynnwood

Once you have determined which center campus is closest to you, please send an email to Online Advising at OnlineAdvisor@cwu.edu requesting a campus change.


6. Apply to your program

List of offered Online Programs with links to each application.

 

7. Complete the Online Orientation

Online Student Orientation Sign Up.

8. Contact support and program advisors with any questions or concerns you may have

General academic questions can be directed towards a Support Advisor. Questions specific to your major or minor plan of study can be directed towards your Program or Faculty Advisors.

9. Register for Classes

  Search for Classes

Assistance with registration? You can contact Registrar Services at 509-963-3001. If you registration problem is caused by a pre-requisite issue, you can contact your Support Advisor for options.

Please be aware that many online classes require admission to an online program of study in order to enroll. It is strongly recommended that students meet the pre-admission requirements, apply, and get accepted to their online program of study prior to the registration period.

Frequently Asked Questions page!


Related Resources

Tuition and Fees for Online Students
General Advising Resources
Frequently Asked Questions