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Through guidance and support from our expert academic advisors, we will help you navigate college classes, 4-year plans, enrollment, choosing the right major, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Access to these valuable tools will help you make the most of your college experience. Let's work together, laying the groundwork for your future at Central Washington University.

  • Our Team of Advisors

    Kirsten Boldt-Neurohr

    Areas: Music and Liberal Studies

    Lorelei Albrecht

    Areas: Art & Design and History

    Grace Pearsons

    Areas: Theatre Arts, Film, World Languages and Culture

    Craig Chapo

    Areas: English and Communication

  • Commonly Asked Questions about CAH Advising

    How do I know who my advisor is? 

    Students can review their academic advisors in MyCWU on their Student Dashboard.  

    Advisors are assigned by major program- to see who advises what are area, please see above category. 

    What does it mean if my advisor is College of Arts and Humanities?

    Contact CAHAdvising@cwu.edu and we will connect you with one of our skilled advisors. You will see a CAH Advising Canvas page where we will send out various updates.  

    How do I schedule an appointment? 

    Students who are assigned to one of our advisors can schedule via MyCWU. You can find more information about how to book here.  

    Students who are having difficulties with finding an appoiontment or who are not currently assigned to one of our advisors can email us at CAHAdvising@cwu.edu or call us at 509-963-1858. 

    How do I declare a major/minor or change my program? 

    When you are ready to declare a major or minor, use MyCWU. Learn how through the MyCWU Student User Guide.

    You can also change or drop a program through MyCWU, but we recommend meeting with an advisor if you are planning to make any significant changes. 

    When should I see my advisor?  

    It's always a great idea to connect with an academic advisor when you have questions—and even when you don’t. Make it a point to meet with them at least twice every academic year, ensuring you do so at least 2 weeks before your enrollment for the upcoming quarter. 

    As you progress into your sophomore year, consider scheduling a meeting with an advisor to create a graduation plan, if you haven't already done so. Aim to have this meeting no later than the first quarter of your junior year. This way, you can stay on track and make the most of your time in college. 

    I am a new incoming student to CWU, when do I register for classes?  

    Keep a close eye on your CWU email for advising communications. If you have previously earned college credit, make sure to have updated official transcripts or test scores sent to CWU Admissions. 

    For more information, check out our Frequently Asked Questions

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