Our Local Community

At CWU, we build community on campus and throughout the Kittitas Valley

Join us in Ellensburg

The synergy between the university and the community enhances student life at CWU, fostering personal growth and broader horizons.

Ellensburg and the Kittitas Valley

CWU is situated in the heart of Washington State amidst the scenic landscapes of Eastern Washington.

Our main campus in Ellensburg, WA has a vibrant local community that we encourage our students to take advantage of. Settled in Kittitas County, beyond the Cascades in Eastern Washington, students can step outside of campus and into an active community of farmers, artists, proud small-business owners, and outdoor enthusiasts.

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CWU News

CWU selects new executive director of Institutional Effectiveness

September 21, 2023


State of the University address scheduled for September 29

September 20, 2023


New exhibit to open September 28 at Sarah Spurgeon Gallery

September 18, 2023


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