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Business and Financial Affairs

Auxiliary Enterprises

CWU Auxiliary Enterprises are a self-supported and internally funded group that work collaboratively and represent philosophies and standards from their respective divisions of Business and Financial Affairs and Student Affairs. Auxiliary Enterprises includes the following departments: Dining Services, 1891 Catering, Wildcat Printing, the Wildcat Shop, Testing Services, the Early Childhood Learning Center, the Wildcat Neighborhood Farm, Central Access, and Auxiliary Marketing. Auxiliary Enterprises is also supported by Enterprise Accounting and Auxiliary Computing, in partnership with Housing. These departments work collaboratively and enhance the quality of life for students by delivering superior services in a supportive, student learning environment.

Auxiliary Enterprises Organization Chart

Auxiliary Enterprises Mission and Vision


Support Central Washington University’s mission by providing excellence in services and experiences for the campus community.



Auxiliary Enterprises will be recognized for excellence in providing services and experience for students and the campus community.



  • Enhance student recruitment, engagement, and retention
  • Provide student employee and staff development, training, celebration, and recognition
  • Tell our story in creative and innovative ways
  • Seek out and implement innovative technologies that assist in achieving our vision
  • Create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere
  • Collaborate with campus partners
  • Ensure sustainability is a priority in all operations
  • Design excellent customer experiences through intentional care for the details
  • Engage in our respective associations to discover and implement best practices
  • Exercise fiscal responsibility and provide the greatest value to the campus community

Auxiliary Enterprises Mission, Vision, Strategies



Joseph Pearson HeadshotJoseph Pearson
Executive Director, Auxiliary Enterprises

400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7588

Phone: 509-963-1580




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