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Science Talent Expansion Program

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Science Talent Expansion Program
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: 509-963-3002

STEP Transfer Program



STEP 301 - STEM Tools for Transfer Student Success program provides special seminar class and research opportunities for new transfer students majoring in science, technology, engineering or math disciplines.

The objectives of this program are to...

  • Provides transfer students with tips, tools, and strategies for success at CWU
  • Connects with faculty and peers to create an individualized plan for degree completion and professional success.
  • Provide extra advising that is tailored to the needs of science/math/engineering students.

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Class and Research Projects

  • Students enroll in STEP 301 (1 credit) during their first Fall quarter at CWU. This seminar course helps you plan your degree at CWU, get involved with your major department, meet faculty, and learn about research opportunities.


Students who transfer to CWU with an Associates Degree and who plan to major in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics are eligible to enroll in STEP 301. Running Start students are encouraged to apply to the STEP Freshman program. Current CWU students who have between 30 and 60 credits of science, math, or engineering courses may also enroll in STEP 301.

To apply to the STEP Transfer Program, click here.

If you are interested in signing up for the STEP 301, contact the STEP Program Coordinator via phone at 509-963-3002 or email.


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