Congratulations on your admission to CWU!
We are excited that you have decided to become a part of Central Washington University's Wildcat family. A basic assumption we make as we design orientation is that this transition will be unique to each of you. Your unique needs will be determined by your past experiences. Our goal is to support each of you while providing pathways of support to ensure your future success and growth.
Welcome to Central, Welcome Home!
CWU defines all students graduating with a high school diploma (including students with Running Start credits) or students with fewer than 40 college credits as first-year students.
Transfer Students (Ellensburg)
CWU defines all students with 40 or more transferable (post-secondary) college credits as transfer students.
Center & Online Students
Transfer students attending our Des Moines, Lynnwood, Moses Lake, Pierce County, Wenatchee, Yakima, Joint Base Lewis McChord or Online Campuses