We will be telecommuting until further notice. Please feel free to contact us via email or zoom.
Please note no fees were assessed during the registration process. There will still be a student orientation fee, which we will detail in later communication and assess with fall quarter fees.
Past Recordings + Q&As
Presentation Link for Recording Question & Answers
Placement Testing & Financial Aid
Housing & Dining and Major Exploration
Presidential & Student Success Welcome 4/17/2020 Recording
4/17/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript Academic Overview 4/17/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript College of Arts and Humanitites 4/17/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript College of Business 4/17/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript College of Education and Professional Studies 4/17/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript College of the Sciences 4/17/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript William O. Douglas Honors College 4/17/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript First-year Student Panel 4/17/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript Transfer Student Panel 4/17/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript Health and Wellness 4/17/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript Wildcat Day Closing 4/17/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript Academic Advising 4/22/2020 Recording Q&A Transcript
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