Welcome to the Student Union and Recreation Center

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!

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The Student Union and Recreation Center is the largest building on the Central Washington University campus: 228,261 square feet in three stories, centrally located with easy access to parking lots and malls, primary city streets, academic buildings and residence halls.

About Us

Learn more about the SURC's history & facilities.

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Visit SURC

More information about your visit at the SURC and accessibility

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Work Order Request

More Information About SURC Work Order Requests and how to fill them out.

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Ware Fair 2023

Join us for the 46th Annual Ware Fair at CWU's Student Union and Recreation Center on November 30-December 2, 2023!

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Alcohol Approval Request

Fill out this form to request authorization for alcoholic beverages on CWU campus.

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Student Union & Activities provides an environment that promotes innovation, integrity, service, and community. Our facility is the hub for student life at CWU, with many opportunities for students to engage in activities and events. We strive to be at the forefront of service to students, the campus and the community.


Student Union & Activities strive to provide a community-centered gathering place with exceptional programs, services and facilities to encourage formal and informal student learning and leadership growth.

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