Student Life at Central Washington University

The CWU experience offers you opportunities to join clubs, participate in civic engagement projects, go on outdoor adventures, and create a lifetime of memories. 

Explore Student Life

From state-of-the-art housing amenities to our award-winning dining program, Central Washington University campus life has so much to offer.

Campus Housing

Explore the different programs and resources of the Housing department

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Dining Services

Read about CWU dining services and how we strive to nourish students.

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University Recreation

Explore the different programs and resources of the University Recreation department

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Student Health and Wellness

The Health and Wellness Unit is a multi-disciplinary team who are dedicated to CWU Students’ health and well-being.

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Wildcat Pantry

Explore the different programs and resources of the Wildcat Pantry department

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Student Leadership, Involvement, and Community Engagement (SLICE) actively serves the CWU community.

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Get Involved

At Central Washington University, your year is filled with events and activities allowing you to get involved outside of the classroom. 

Whatever path you wish to take, CWU has an option for you. Broaden your involvement and gain valuable experiences and meaningful friendships along the way. 

Student Government

Six elected student officers work to represent all students equally and fairly and to ensure that their voices are heard. From facilities to academics, the ASCWU Student Government helps advocate for student concerns and creates programs to make the Central college experience more memorable. 

Student Clubs and Organizations

At CWU, our Student Clubs and Organizations create opportunities that foster your passion exploration, leadership development and the cultivation of habits of lifelong learning. Build a community and join a CWU Club.

Wildcat Tickets

From athletic events and banquets to music, theatre and comedy, Wildcat Tickets is your source for event tickets at Central Washington University.

Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) 

Through students' support of present and future Wildcats, the Student Union and Recreation Center has been the hub for student life for more than 15 years. Check out the SURC amenities, hours, and partners.

CWU News

CWU selects new executive director of Institutional Effectiveness

September 21, 2023


State of the University address scheduled for September 29

September 20, 2023


New exhibit to open September 28 at Sarah Spurgeon Gallery

September 18, 2023


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Student Life

Bouillon Hall, Room 204