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Academic Achievement - 509-963-2026
Hertz 206

We offer TriO SSS students at Central Washington University comprehensive academic support services through advising, tutoring and study skills instruction while simultaneously providing a broad range of opportunities that enhance their social and personal success.

Academic Advising - 509-963-3523
Bouillon Hall 203

At Central Washington University, academic advising is both a teaching and learning process that is dedicated to student success. Students work in a collaborative environment with academic advisors and faculty in order to define and implement sound educational plans that are consistent with their interests and goals. By so doing, they become empowered to gain self reliance in their educational career and beyond.

Academic & Research Commons - 509-963-1270
Brooks Library 190

The Academic & Research Commons is, above all, a place for collaboration.  To encourage collaboration, we have many different areas designed to cater to the various needs of our students, staff, and faculty. Below, you will find descriptions of these areas.

Alumni Services - 509-963-2752
Barge Hall 214

Our mission is to engage and develop programming for our distinguished alumni with the goal of reconnecting Central Washington University to each and every graduate who calls it their alma mater.  Our office is dedicated to offering new and exciting events to reconnect CWU and our alumni.

Athletics - 509-963-1914
Nicholson Pavilion

The mission of the Intercollegiate Athletics program of Central Washington University is the growth of individuals through intercollegiate competition regardless of gender or race. The program provides educational benefits not otherwise fulfilled in the University curriculum: decision-making skills, citizenship, and a sense of self-worth, team affiliation, and emotional growth may be realized, while student-athletes learn to evaluate their performances in competition. Additionally, Intercollegiate Athletics encourages its student-athletes to take full advantage of educational opportunities at the university—to achieve intellectual goals while acquiring the experiences necessary to function in a diverse society.
Campus Life - 509-963-1691
SURC 263

The department of Campus Life enriches students' university experience by providing a diverse array of programs, services, facilities and learning opportunities that are vital and integral to the university community and its education mission.

Career Services - 509-963-1921
Bouillon 206

Career Services emphasizes a holistic approach to career and life planning. We are committed to empowering individuals to enter the competitive and evolving global arena with confidence and competence.

Center for Diversity and Social Justice - 509-963-2127
SURC 250/253

The CDSJ exists for all students at CWU. We provide programming, events and services that support and relate to diversity, social change and global equity. We encourage a campus climate of inclusion, respect and appreciation for ALL opinions, ideologies and peoples.

Center for Leadership and Community Engagement - 509-963-1850
SURC 256/260

The Center for Leadership & Community Engagement connects students and other community stakeholders for educational service and leadership development programs promoting positive social change.

Degree Checkout - 509-963-3524
Bouillon Hall 140

Degree Checkout examines student records in preparation for graduation. We assess a student's fulfillment of University, general education, major, minor and/or certification requirements.

Disability Services -   509-963-2214
Hogue 126

Services (DS) at Central Washington University (CWU) was established to promote the full inclusion and participation of people with disabilities at Central Washington University. DS leads the University community in its efforts to provide physical and programmatic access for people with disabilities in both educational and employment environments. 

Early Childhood Learning and Rainbow Center 
509-963-1744 1900
Brooklane, Suite 100
CWU Campus Michaelsen 109

The Early Childhood Learning Center and Rainbow Center are designed to provide quality childcare services and an educational curriculum to serve the needs of young children ranging in age from one month to eight years old. The goal is to sustain and encourage curiosity and eagerness to learn in all young children enrolled, provide a theme-based learning curriculum where classes are "student-driven" rather than teacher-directed.

Financial Aid
- 509-963-1611
Barge Hall 115

The mission of Student Financial Aid office is to provide excellent customer service with the highest level of courtesy and respect. We are dedicated to assisting students in navigating through the financial process which is critical to their educational success. We will strive to go above and beyond to assure that we have helped our customers in achieving their educational goals. And will do so while safeguarding the institutional eligibility for federal and state student aid programs.

Information Technology Services - 509-963-2001
Bouillon 112

The ITS Department provides quality IT services and systems to meet the current and future information technology requirements of Central Washington University's staff, faculty, and students in support of the academic mission of the University.

Medical & Counseling Clinic - (Medical)509-963-1881  (Counseling)509-963-1391
Corner of 11th and Poplar

Office of International Studies and Programs - 509-963-3612
International Center

The Office of International Studies and Programs coordinates all internationally related activities on campus including maintaining institutional linkages, facilitating faculty exchanges, providing study abroad/exchange and academic advising for both international students and American students, promoting English language acquisition through the Asia University America Program and the University English as a Second Language Program, and collaborates with the academic deans and departments in support of the Area Studies Programs and the overall internationalization of the university curriculum. The Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP) exists to provide a variety of services to all segments of Central Washington University in order to meet the diverse needs of CWU's students, faculty, international students, research scholars and professors. The following services are offered through the OISP: study abroad/exchange advising (SAEA), advising to international students and scholars (AISS), English language training through the University English as a Second Language (UESL) program, and a unique cultural learning experience for Japanese students through the Asia University America Program (AUAP).

Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals - 509-963-3537

The Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals program offers regularly scheduled guided excursions as well as providing rental equipment and special event programs.  With a complete storefront and rental shop, students are offered a wide array of equipment to venture out on their own or join one of our scheduled trips.Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals is a year-round rental shop and provides equipment for all seasons. In addition to offering everything you could possibly need to "navigate" the Yakima River or snowshoe in the Cascades, a full supply of camping gear is also available.Participation in the Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals program is more than just "fun in the outdoors".  Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals encourages participants to develop as people through their experience in the outdoors.  Whether this is building a solid community of friends through the sport of kayaking or enhancing your academic studies through adventure, Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals will challenge you to become a stronger person.  As the intensity and emotion of our programs rise, so do the opportunities for participants to demonstrate and develop their personal character.

Parking Services - 509-963-2667
Public Safety Building

Recreation Center - 509-963-3488

University Recreation at Central Washington University is committed to offering recreation programs that provide personal and professional development for a diverse university community.  Our nationally recognized facilities and services support the university mission by promoting an inclusive campus environment. Our programs contribute to the wholeness and wellness of our patrons while providing co-curricular activities that complement other avenues of learning and aid individuals in achieving balance and well roundedness.  Through excellent customer service and care for the individual, University Recreation seeks to provide a sense of belonging that enhances retention for students, faculty, and staff.

Registrar - 509-963-3001
Bouillon Hall 140

Registrar Services is dedicated to assisting students in successfully meeting their academic goals. We provide support, security, maintenance of records, and effectively communicate information about enrollment services, records, academic evaluation, and degree completion for student success.

Scholarship Office - 509-963-3005
Barge Hall 115

Student Employment
- 509-963-3053
Bouillon Hall 140

The university supports the employment of current students, recognizing the reciprocal benefits of their work. Employment of students provides them the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and assists them with the financing of their education. Student employees are a valuable source of labor and spirit for the university.

Student Financial Services - 509-963-3546
Barge 104

The mission of the Student Accounts Office is to operate efficiently to provide excellent customer service for students, parents, university departments, and third parties. We will provide our customers with accurate and timely account information, efficient and secure means to collect and process all payments, refunds, printing and distribution of checks, Perkins and Short-Term loans processing and support, and recovery of delinquent balances due, ensuring the timely deposit of funds, and safeguarding Central Washington University's assets.

Student Government (ASCWU-BOD) - 509-963-1693
SURC 236

The Associated Students of Central Washington University Board of Directors (ASCWU-BOD) serves as CWU's student body government. The Board consists of seven elected student officers who work hard to represent all students equally and fairly and to ensure that their voices are heard. From facilities to academics, the ASCWU-BOD helps advocate for student concerns and create programs to make the college experience more memorable.

Testing Services - 509-963-1847
Bouillon 125

The CWU Testing Center houses a large and versatile testing facility in the heart of central Washington. Open year round, we strive to meet the testing needs of not only CWU students and faculty, but also community members and visitors  from all over the northwest.

Wildcat Shop - (Book Store) - 509-963-1311
SURC first floor

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