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COVID-19 Updates

All Central Washington University students, faculty, staff, and visiting guests will be required to follow vaccination and masking guidelines. For more information and complete details, please visit CWUTogether.

New Student Orientation for CWU-Des Moines

CWU-Des Moines is a partnership with Highline College that provides classes based on community/workforce demand and programs that help students and working professionals earn degrees and certification in a variety of fields through undergraduate or online options.

If you are a Transfer Student, you are encouraged to attend Orientation, but it is not required. Valuable resources are available to you, and this is a time for you to begin making connections with current and future students, faculty, and staff.

Spring Orientation will be held virtually on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, with two sessions to choose from:

11 am to 1 pm

4 pm to 6 pm

There will be break out sessions for center students for center specific information about services, ID's, parking, and more!

If you have questions, please contact CWU-Des Moines at (206) 439-3800 or email

*The link to join will be emailed out to all our new students