Visit CWU

Come for a visit, let us answer your questions, and see for yourself what Central Washington University has to offer. 

Visit Our Campus

Our tours, led by enthusiastic and knowledgeable Student Ambassadors, and are packed with information about campus life, academics, and extracurricular activities. 

Campus Tour

Join us on one of our daily student-led campus tours, where you can get a firsthand look at campus life.

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Wildcat Preview Day

Visit CWU during Wildcat Preview Day to experience for yourself what it feels like to join the Wildcat Family.

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Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of CWU and explore the beauty of our campus.

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Group Visit

Our group visits are a great way for you to experience a campus tour or talk to a student panel.

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Recorridos en Español

Únase a nosotros en Central Washington University para un inolvidable recorrido en persona por el campus.

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Admissions Appointments

Meet with an admissions counselor to learn about academic programs, the admissions process, transfer credits, and more.

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Campus Map

Explore the campus map and find your perfect CWU experience

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Preparing for Your Visit

Guest Parking

Whether you are coming for a scheduled campus tour or to visit your student, learn more about Guest Parking on campus.

Dining Locations and Hours

Enjoy eating from of our many dining locations while visiting campus. Check out our Dining Options

Local Community

From farmers’ markets to outdoor adventures, discover what makes Ellensburg such a special place to live. Explore our Community.

Get a Glimpse of CWU

The following College Tour video highlights the history, central location, and statewide leadership of Central Washington University.

Our Locations

Central Washington University’s presence can be felt across Washington state. From our main campus located in Ellensburg to our University Centers, CWU offers a vast array of degree programs and certifications both in-person and Online.

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