Our Values Set a Solid Foundation


At CWU, our values serve as a solid foundation for creating a welcoming environment where diversity is celebrated, and students are empowered to thrive.

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Sustainability

Explore the different programs and resources of the Sustainability department.

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Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity

Diversity and inclusion are at the core of CWU’s mission and vision. We aim to inspire and create spaces for all identities.

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CWU Vision and Mission

Ensure a transformative education for growth and success at CWU with our Vision and Mission statements.

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Unifying Value 

Student Success 

Central Washington University creates pathways for students of all backgrounds to reach their academic and professional goals. Through providing a supportive learning environment, faculty and staff inspire students to become engaged professionals, active citizens, and lifelong learners.  

Core Values 

Engagement 

Central Washington University nurtures authentic relationships built on mutual respect, responsibility, and reciprocity. Our various communities engage in a network of mutuality and interdependence to advance collective learning and growth. 

Belonging 

Central Washington University believes that a diversity of peoples, cultures, and ideas are essential to learning, discovery, and creativity. Collectively, we take responsibility for welcoming and integrating diverse perspectives into our community to advance our vision and mission.  

Stewardship 

Central Washington University advances environmental, social, and economic sustainability in ways that support an ecologically healthy and socially just world and that honor the Indigenous peoples who have resided here since time immemorial and who continue to reside here. We nurture our internal talent through professional development opportunities, coaching and mentoring, and accountability enacted with care and compassion.  

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