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Orientation & Transition Programs 
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Monday–Friday
9:00am-12:00pm
& 1:00pm-5:00pm

(509) 963-2735
CWU.Orientation@cwu.edu

 

 

CWU Centers and Online Student Resources

We are excited for you to start the next chapter in your college experience with us! We are here to support you during this transition and hope to help you build upon the strong foundation you have already built.

Your Orientation Experiences

We encourage you to utilize the many resources available and call if you are unable to find an answer. Many students are the first in their family to go to college and we want to help you be successful.

EMBARK: Your Orientation and Transition Portal

EMBARK is your guide during your transition to CWU. This portal will expose you to campus resources and prepare you for your first quarter by providing deadlines and action items. These resources and services will ensure your transition to Central Washington University is seamless. You will be added to EMBARK the day after you accept your offer of admissions! You can register for Links Orientation at the end of the EMBARK course. This will grant you priority access to register for classes!


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CWU-Online

CWU-Online

Upon confirmation of your offer of admission you will be automatically added to EMBARK through an overnight process.

Questions about online orientation? Unable to access EMBARK? Please reach out to Orientation and Transition Programs at 509.963.2735 or send us an email at: CWU.Orientation@cwu.edu.

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CWU-Des Moines

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.

Contact us at (206) 439-3800 or via email at: cwu_desmoines@cwu.edu

Begin your orientation via EMBARK

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CWU-JBLM

CWU-Joint Base Lewis-McChord

CWU-JBLM is located at the Stone Education Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Tacoma, Washington. Active duty military, veterans and their family members, as well as Reservist and Guardsmen, can now earn a bachelor’s degree or certificate at a public university on base.

Contact us at (509) 963-1210 or via email at: cwu_jblm@cwu.edu

Begin your orientation via EMBARK

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CWU-Lynnwood

CWU-Lynnwood

CWU-Lynnwood is co-located on the Edmonds Community College campus just north of Seattle in the City of Lynnwood. Its high value programs draw students from north King and Snohomish Counties who have completed the first two years of their Bachelor's degree at one of the area's community colleges and want to complete their bachelor's degree close to where they live and work.

Contact us at (425) 640-1574 or via email at: cwu_lynwood@cwu.edu

Begin your orientation via EMBARK

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CWU-Moses Lake

CWU-Moses Lake

CWU-Moses Lake is co-located on the Edmonds Community College campus just north of Seattle in the City of Lynnwood. Its high value programs draw students from north King and Snohomish Counties who have completed the first two years of their Bachelor's degree at one of the area's community colleges and want to complete their bachelor's degree close to where they live and work.

Contact us at (509) 963-3658 or via email at: cwu_moseslake@cwu.edu

Begin your orientation via EMBARK

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CWU-Pierce County

CWU-Pierce County

CWU-Pierce County is located at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom in Lakewood, Washington. This partnership provides the opportunity for students to earn their first two years of a bachelor's degree at their community college of choice, and stay local to complete their bachelor's degree at CWU-Pierce County.

Contact us at (253) 964-6636 or via email at: cwu_piercecounty@cwu.edu

Begin your orientation via EMBARK

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CWU-Sammamish

CWU-Sammamish

CWU-Sammamish is an instructional site that provides general education undergraduate classes, which are open to the public. High school students are welcome to apply to the Running Start program, which allows eligible high school juniors and seniors to enroll in tuition-free college courses to earn both high school and college credits.

Contact us at (425) 392-2110 or via email at: cwu_sammamish@cwu.edu

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CWU-Wenatchee

CWU-Wenatchee

CWU-Wenatchee is located on the Wenatchee Valley College campus. This partnership provides the opportunity for students to complete the first two years of their bachelor’s degree at WVC, stay local and complete their bachelor degree at CWU-Wenatchee.

Contact us at (509) 665-2600 or (509) 963-3950 or via email at: cwu_wenatchee@cwu.edu

Begin your orientation via EMBARK

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CWU-Yakima

CWU-Yakima

CWU-Yakima is located on the Yakima Valley College campus. This partnership provides the opportunity for students to earn the first two years of their bachelor’s degree at YVC, stay local and complete their bachelor degree at CWU-Yakima.

Contact us at (509) 574-6894 or (509) 963-3700 or via email at: cwu_yakima@cwu.edu

Begin your orientation via EMBARK


Note: For directions and parking information at CWU Centers, check out the center's individual website and explore their contact information under the "About Us" tab and by clicking on "Contact". Reach out to them via phone or email about parking. Additional resources are also available on the Registrar's website: https://www.cwu.edu/registrar/transfer-students