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CWU Traditions Keeper


Wildcat Traditions Keepers fully embrace the Wildcat Way. They are proud students and alumni with a demonstrated COMMITMENT, PASSION and RESPECT for the history of the university. By tackling the 1891 Traditions Challenge, WILDCAT TRADITIONS KEEPERS BECOME PART OF THE HISTORY OF CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY and leave their mark for future generations. 


Download the app and complete the challenges to earn your pins and medallion to wear proudly! 



Store title: CWU Traditions Keeper

Keywords: CWU, Central, CWU Traditions, Wildcat Traditions

Select the Login tile and follow the steps below to receive your validation code!

Students/Faculty/Staff: Enter your CWU email:

Alumni: Enter you preferred e-mail on file with the Alumni Office. If you are unsure, please call our office at 509-963-2160. You can also updated your information at:

Learn more about the app and how to download by clicking the image above.

CWU Traditions are broken into three categories to support students, faculty and staff:

  • All Cats: These traditions are for ALL CWU students, alumni, faculty and staff.
  • CWU Students: These traditions are specifically for CWU STUDENTS.
  • Wildcat Alumni/Faculty/Staff: These traditions are specifically for CWU ALUMNI/FACULTY/STAFF


While completing the 1891 TRADITIONS CHALLENGE is a MOMUMENTAL FEAT, it is also an important step into the family of PROUD CWU ALUMNI. Share this app, share your experiences and SHARE YOUR PASSION FOR CWU.

Bronze Lapel PinSilver Lapel PinGold Lapel Pin 

Complete the Tradition’s Keeper challenges to earn your Pins and Medallion to wear at commencement!

  1. Complete 18 of the 91 CWU Traditions to earn your Bronze Lapel Pin
  2. Complete 36 of the 91 CWU Traditions to earn your Silver Lapel Pin
  3. Complete 54 of the 91 CWU Traditions to earn your Gold Lapel Pin
  4. Complete 72 of the 91 CWU Traditions to earn your CWU Graduation Medallion


If you have completed Traditions in the actual book, you can take a picture of the completed Tradition in the book and upload it to the appropriate tradition in its online profile.

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