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Central Washington University
Office of International Studies and Programs
Hebeler Hall 102
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7408

International Student Orientation

International student success at CWU begins with orientation.



Ellensburg International Student Orientation

In addition to the customary four phases of CWU orientation, our office provides a mandatory International Student Orientation program for all new international students attending the Ellensburg Campus.

Winter Quarter International Student Orientation:

Monday, January 4th from 9:00 am to 1:00pm held virtually via Zoom.  Register in advance here.

Winter Quarter International Student Campus Tour

Meet other international students and our staff on Monday, January 4th at 2:00pm. Reserve your spot here.

Students who will be living on campus are permitted to move in early.

Winter Quarter International Student Move-In Day:  Sunday, January 3rd, 12:00pm

Please let us know when you're coming.

Questions?  Contact our orientation team (


University Center Orientations:

The dates for the upcoming orientations at each CWU center are listed below.  For more information, click here to go to the main CWU-Centers orientation homepage.

Fall 2020:

  • Des Moines and Pierce: Wednesday, December 9th, 2020, 1:00pm - 3:30pm.  Register in advance here to join the orientation via Zoom.

  • Lynnwood: Wednesday, December 9th, 2020, 1:00pm - 3:30pm.  Register in advace here to join the orientation via Zoom.

Questions?  Contact our orientation team (  

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