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Contact Info Academic Advising Services................................................... 509-963-3523 Admissions................................................ 509-963-1211 Air Force ROTC...................................... 1-800-CWU-ROTC • 509-963-2314 Army ROTC............................................................................. 509-963-3518 Athletics.................................................................................. 509-963-1914 College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)...................... 509-963-1729 Campus Life............................................................................ 509-963-1691 Career Services........................................................................ 509-963-1921 Central Visitation Program.................................................... 509-963-1262 Conference Program................................. 1-800-752-4379 • 509-963-1141 Dining Services....................................................................... 509-963-1591 Center for Disability Services............... 509-963-2171 • TDD 509-963-2143 Diversity Education Center.................................................... 509-963-1685 Financial Aid........................................................................... 509-963-1611 Office of International Studies and Programs...................... 509-963-3622 Recreation Center.................................................................. 509-963-3510 Student Affairs....................................................................... 509-963-1515 Student Empowerment Center............................................. 509-963-2127 Student Health and Counseling.................. 509-963-1881 • 509-963-1391 Student Support Services....................................................... 509-963-2026 Student Union........................................................................ 509-963-3488 University Housing and New Student Programs.....................1-888-CWU-HOME • 509-963-1831 Wildcat Shop.......................................................................... 509-963-1311 Wildcat Wellness Center........................................................ 509-963-3213 William O. Douglas Honors College...................................... 509-963-1445

Check out these academic support services. • Achievers (Academic Advising Center) - cwu.edu/academic-advising • College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) - cwu.edu/~camp/ • Center for Disability Services (CDS) - cwu.edu/disability-support • TRIO, Student Support Services (SSS) - cwu.edu/~sss/

Contents About Central........................................................ 3 Student Life........................................................... 5 Majors/Programs................................................... 7 Freshmen Admission............................................. 8 Transfer Admission.............................................. 10 Student Athletes................................................. 11 Cost of Attendance............................................. 12 Visit Central......................................................... 14

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America’s Top Educators are CWU Wildcats. 2013 National Teacher of the year Jeff Charbonneau Class of ’05

2013 National High school Principal of the year Trevor Greene Class of ’89

Central Washington University is a place

where students get to do what they’re learning. Biology students and professors tag bull trout on Snoqualmie Pass. Music students perform on Benaroya Hall’s world-class stage. Faculty and students in geology site earthquake detection systems on dams, mountaintops, and coastlines. The benefit to students is an educational experience made richer, more exciting, and more relevant by applying classroom knowledge to real situations. The benefit to employers is well educated and experienced graduates who are prepared for work on day-one because they’ve already moved beyond books to apply their knowledge in the field.

“I am very happy with what I got out of Central’s Environmental Studies program—it has opened my mind and many doors to environmental issues and concerns, where I know I will be able to make a difference.” Clarissa Bulosan, ENST major

Small classes taught exclusively by professors allow students to work closely with faculty, to ask questions, and to engage in research as undergraduates. Faculty know their students’ names. Learning isn’t confined to the classroom. It’s part of the way we live.

CWU’s accredited education program is the sixth largest in the nation and placed in the top one percent nationally in a recent review.

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Meeting Your Needs with Flexibility. To help meet your needs, Central offers you

the opportunity to attend classes and earn a degree close to home. With a robust online education program and campuses throughout the state, CWU provides students easy access to a university education. University Centers are co-located with community colleges to provide an easy transition from a two- to a four-year degree. Visit our campuses in Des Moines, Everett, Lynnwood, Moses Lake, Steilacoom, Wenatchee, and Yakima or learn more online at cwu.edu/centers.

Recreational Wonderland. Central is located in the heart of Washington State in the beautiful and historic City of Ellensburg. The 90-minute drive east of Seattle takes a beautiful and peaceful route over the Cascade Mountains to Kittitas County. With four distinct seasons, the area is perfect for those who love the outdoors. No matter where you live in Ellensburg, you’re just minutes away from snowboarding and skiing, hiking, floating the river, fly fishing, mountain biking, rock climbing, horseback riding, camping, and many other outdoor activities.

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Welcome Home. Central has been building

lives for over 120 years. Our campus is beautiful and personable. We’re proud of our Central family and close-knit community. Our students thrive in each other’s company and develop lifelong friendships. Living on campus provides you with a smooth transition from living at home to making Central your home. Most residence halls are just a short walk to class, the library, or downtown Ellensburg. Central’s Living Learning Communities bring together students with shared interests. Central also offers campus apartments, which are designed for sophmores and above, single or married students, or for those who have families. cwu.edu/housing At Central, we believe diversity enhances a vibrant campus environment. Our students come from all across the state and the world, and represent a full spectrum of cultures, lifestyles, talents, a nd interests. More than 20 percent of CWU students are people of color. To help enrich your experience, Central hosts art exhibits, music and theatre productions, poetry slams, film screenings, academic workshops, faculty presentations, career fairs, and many other events throughout the year. cwu.edu/diversity

SURC. Central’s Student Union and Recreation

Center (SURC) is more than 220,000 square feet. It’s the largest building on campus and one of the first facilities of its kind to combine both recreation and student life programs. The SURC is home to a 50-foot rock wall, an indoor jogging track, a four-court gymnasium, strength training and cardiovascular areas, group exercise rooms, outdoor equipment rentals, and locker rooms with saunas. You’ll also find a market-style dining area with flexible meal programs and a large variety of food choices, the Wildcat Shop, a full-service U.S. Bank, ATM machines, a movie theatre, student government, and the student radio station, 88.1 KCWU, the ‘Burg. Many buildings on Central’s campus, including the SURC, are completely wireless, making your connection to the Internet easy no matter where you are. cwu.edu/surc

Your Voice Matters. The Associated Students of Central Washington University’s Board of Directors (ASCWU BOD) make it possible for students to be heard. Nearly every university governance committee welcomes student members to assure student interests are met. cwu.edu/ascwu Get Connected. Getting involved in the

Central experience is easy. Along with excellent academic programs and first-rate faculty, Central provides you with many opportunities to enhance your social life. You’ll find your niche among 100 different clubs and associations. If not, you can always start your own. cwu.edu/~campuslife

Here are just a few of the more than 100 clubs you’ll find on campus: Astronomy Club • Central Theatre Club • Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship (XA) • Climbing Club • English Graduate Student Association • Guitar Club • Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano a de Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A.) • Psychology Club • Rodeo Club • Student Art Council • Student Washington Education Association (SWEA)

Central is home to a Challenge Course with a 100-foot zip line and high and low elements spanning 120,000 square feet.

Students living on campus typically have a higher GPA than students living off campus.

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Central provides you with an excellent education in a wonderful environment with everything you need to explore your interests, experience new things, prepare for your future, and enjoy life. Central professors are passionate about teaching and dedicated to exciting research and discovery with students. CWU faculty involve students in creative and research activities outside classroom at more than twice the national average. CWU seniors collaborate with Central professors on projects early in their college careers. Students travel throughout the U.S. and the world to help their professors present original work and research findings. CWU’s annual Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) highlights the remarkable achievements of research of students and faculty in all fields, from geology and physics to music and dance. cwu.edu/source The William O. Douglas Honors College (DHC) is an independent course of study offering an enriched academic environment for exceptional students. The integrated curriculum of general studies and major coursework includes a wide range of subject areas, such as literature, philosophy, politics, science, and religion. cwu.edu/douglas-honors Science Talent Expansion Program (STEP). The STEP Freshman Science Seminar Series is an innovative and exciting science program designed for students in their freshman year at Central. Through an integrated sequence of classes and enrichment activities, students gain hands-on experience in modern scientific research methods, explore theme-based interdisciplinary scientific issues, and develop mentoring relationships with CWU science faculty. The program is open to all students with an interest in and aptitude for science, technology, and the mathematics fields. cwu.edu/step Taking volunteer service to a new level, the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) engages students, faculty, and staff in the community. Whether it’s a flash mob to support the local United Way campaign or “Painting the town pink” to raise breast cancer awareness, the CLCE harnesses the energy and enthusiasm of students to make a difference and become active, concerned citizens. It also coordinates purposeful and productive service experiences that benefit the local and global communities. www.takeactioncwu.com Central’s Office of International Studies and Programs provides a world of opportunity to students who want to explore other cultures and learn about new people and places. CWU students study in more than 75 countries around the world through Central’s Study Abroad and Exchange programs. Students also can explore the United States while they study in more than 100 universities throughout the U.S., U.S. Territories of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. cwu.edu/international-programs

Real-world experiences make learning exciting and relevant, and prepares CWU graduates to put their knowledge to work on day-one in a new career.

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With more than 100 majors and 11 pre-professional programs at the undergraduate level, Central’s General Education curriculum provides a basis for developing your specialized interests. MAJORS Accounting Anthropology Art - Graphic Design Art - Studio Art Art - Visual Art Teaching Asian/Pacific Studies Aviation Biology Business Administration Chemistry Communication Studies Community Health Computer Science Construction Management Cybersecurity Early Childhood Education Earth Science Economics Electrical Engineering Technology Elementary Education English - Language & Literature English - Language Arts Teaching English - Writing Specialization Environmental Geological Science Exercise Science Family and Consumer Studies Fashion Merchandising

Food Science and Nutrition World Language French French Teaching Japanese Japanese Teaching Russian Russian Teaching Spanish Spanish Teaching General Studies Geology Geography History Individual Studies Industrial Education Industrial Technology Information Technology and Administrative Management Journalism Language Arts Law and Justice Marketing Education Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Technology Music - Keyboard Performance Music - Music Composition Music - Music Education Music - Percussion Performance Music - String Performance Music - Vocal Performance Music - Wind Performance Paramedic Philosophy Physical Education Physics Political Science Primate Behavior and Ecology Psychology

Public Policy Public Relations Recreation and Tourism Religious Studies Safety and Health Management School Health Education Science Education Social Science Social Services Sociology Special Education Theatre Arts BFA/BA Theatre Arts - Design & Production Theatre Arts - General Studies Theatre Arts - Musical Theatre Theatre Arts - Performance PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS Pre-Dentistry Pre-Dietetics Pre-Engineering Pre-Law Pre-Medicine Pre-Nursing Pre-Occupational Therapy Pre-Optometry Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Veterinary

Scan the QR code to access CWU’s online catalog.

CWU music students perform at premier venues like Seattle’s Benaroya Hall and New York City’s Lincoln Center. The largest CWU classroom holds 80 students, but the average class size in just 25. academics

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Freshmen Admission Criteria.

Admission Criteria.

Application Requirements.

*Applicants must still submit ACT or SAT test scores, which are used for placement in English and math courses at CWU.

Applications received by the priority deadline (see below) will be given preference for admission consideration. The admission process will begin when all official transcripts/ academic records are received, rather than at the date of application. CWU will start accepting applications for fall quarter as early as the beginning of your senior year of high school.

1. Official high school transcripts 2. CWU undergraduate application (online application preferred), available at cwu.edu/admissions 3. $50 application fee or approved fee waiver 4. Official ACT or SAT scores 5. Admission essay, if applicable

1. Applicants with a 3.4 cumulative GPA or higher and have satisfied the CADR requirements (see page 9) will be automatically admitted regardless of ACT or SAT score.* Admission Essay is not required. CADR refers to college admission criteria established by the Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB).

Applicants with a 3.00 - 3.39 cumulative GPA who have satisfied the CADR requirements will be considered for admission based on grades AND test scores. For applicants with CADR deficiencies, Admissions will take into account, grade trends, course rigor, senior year course schedule, and ACT/SAT scores. Admissions essay recommended. Applicants with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 - 2.99 and/or CADR deficiencies will be considered through CWU’s holistic Comprehensive Admissions Review Process (CARP). In this process we consider your responses to essay questions, grade trends, course rigor, senior year course schedule, and ACT/SAT scores. Admissions essay is required. To be considered for admissions, students must have at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA in high school and any applicable college work.

Important Priority Application Dates: March 1 – Fall Quarter November 1 – Winter Quarter March 1 – Spring Quarter June 1 – Summer Session

Applications will be accepted after priority dates on a space available basis.

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2. First-year applicants must complete the following high school CADR classes: Each school district determines which of its courses meet CADR guidelines. Students are encouraged to take additional courses above and beyond the minimum CADR requirements listed below. • English: 4 credits (including 3 credits of literature and composition) • Math: 3 credits (including algebra I, algebra II, and geometry) • Senior Year Math-Based Quantitative Course: 1 credit. Acceptable courses include algebra I, algebra II, geometry, pre-calculus and above, math analysis, statistics, applied math, appropriate career and technical courses, or an algebra-based science course such as chemistry or physics. If you take and pass pre-calculus, math analysis or calculus prior to your senior year, you’re exempt from this requirement. • Social Science: 3 credits • Lab Science: 2 credits (one credit required in an algebra based lab science) • World Language: 2 credits of the same world language, Native American language, or American Sign Language • 1 credit of fine, visual, or performing arts, or electives from any of the other required CADR areas CADR guidelines are subject to change.

Comprehensive Admissions Review Process. Students who do not

meet the initial admission requirements may be considered through CWU’s holistic Comprehensive Admissions Review process. Applicants may be asked to submit additional information for further review by the Admissions Review Committee. Additional time is required for processing; therefore, an admission decision may be delayed.

Essay questions: •H  ow have your past experiences influenced your academic record? •W  hat are you presently doing to ensure your academic success? •W  hat are your academic goals and how will CWU help you accomplish these goals?

College Credit Earned While in High School. If you are still in high school or

if you have a high school diploma and will have earned fewer than 40 college credits before enrolling at CWU, then you will apply as a freshman. CWU accepts most college credit you earn in high school. This includes programs such as: • Running Start (apply as freshmen) • College in the high school • Cornerstone • Advanced Placement (AP) • International Baccalaureate (IB) Regardless of the number of college credits completed, students earning college credit in high school, including any credits earned during the summer following graduation, will be considered freshmen and must meet all freshmen and transfer admission requirments. Running Start students and others with college credit are eligible for all first-year scholarships and must live on campus their first year.

Home-Schooled Students.

Home-schooled students must present evidence of their completion of the academic CADR courses (see page 8). ACT or SAT scores are also required. The GED is not required but may be submitted to be eligible for financial aid and to participate in varsity athletics. All home-schooled and GED students will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Student Athletes. Student athletes must also meet the NCAA Clearinghouse Requirements. For additional information, visit www.ncaa.org or call toll-free at 1-877-262-1492.

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Transfer Admission Criteria Application Requirements.

* See page 8 for high school GPA and CADR requirements. Admission essay is required if cumulative GPA is below 2.5 at any previous institution.

Out-of-state Applicants.

1. Official college transcripts for all institutions previously attended 2. CWU undergraduate application (on-line application preferred), available at cwu.edu/admissions 3. $50 application fee (non-refundable)

Admission Criteria for Transfer Students with Fewer Than 40 College-level Credits at the Time of Application. 1. Cumulative college-level GPA of 2.5 or greater 2. Must meet high school GPA and CADR requirements

Admission Criteria for Transfer Students with More Than 40 College-level Credits at the Time of Application. 1. Cumulative college-level GPA of 2.5 or greater or 2. Washington State Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) Associate Degree Admission essay is required if cumulative GPA is below 2.5 at any previous institution. Transfer admission priority is given to Washington State students who have earned the DTA Associate Degrees. To view a list of DTAs, go to: cwu.edu/registrar/transferequivalencies-policies. The DTA Associate Degree satisfies CWU’s General Education Requirements (GERs), allowing students to focus on their intended major.

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International Applicants.

International students who are currently studying in the United States or are coming directly from another country are eligible for admission during all quarters. All international applicants must use the “International Student Undergraduate Application” available online at cwu.edu/admissions. Admission of international students is based on an individual review of their application file. International applicants must submit: • Completed CWU International Application • Official transcripts (must be evaluated by either Foundation for International Services (FIS) or World Education Services (WES). cwu.edu/admissions/ international-transcripts) • Evidence of adequate financial support • Evidence of English proficiency (a minimum 525 TOEFL or computer TOEFL of 195 or IELTS score of 6.0)

TRANSFER ADMISSION

Out-of-state students should follow either freshmen or transfer requirements.

The story of an amazing act of sportsmanship by two Central athletes is still being told worldwide and shared on billboards across the U.S. Check out the billboard campaign.

Home of the best Division II football program west of the Rockies.

Go Wildcats!

Wildcat sports are vital to the Central experience. Intercollegiate sports at Central promote and foster the growth and development of student athletes. In its first year in the league, the Wildcats placed six players on the academic All-North Central Conference Football Team, the most of any leauge school. Central’s Collegiate Sport Clubs allow students the opportunity to participate in and represent Central in competitive sporting activities that are not available through athletics. Central also has a quality intramural sports program that is recognized throughout the region, which allows amateur athletes the opportunity to participate in recreational and competitive activities with other Central students. More than 30 percent of CWU students participate in intramural sports. www.wildcatsports.com • cwu.edu/rec MEN’S VARSITY ATHLETICS Basketball Baseball Cross Country Football Track and Field WOMEN’S VARSITY ATHLETICS Basketball Cross Country Soccer Softball Track and Field Volleyball INTRAMURAL SPORTS Badminton Basketball Dodgeball Flag Football Golf Kickball Pickleball Racquetball Soccer Softball

Strongman Tennis Ultimate Frisbee Volleyball CLUB SPORTS Archery Badminton Bowling Climbing Cycling Dance Equestrian Fencing Golf Hockey (ice) Karate Lacrosse (men’s & women’s) Rodeo Rugby (men’s & women’s) Soccer (men’s & women’s) Swimming (men’s & women’s) Tennis Ultimate Frisbee Wakeboarding Water Polo (men’s & women’s) Wrestling

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Helping to Make CWU Affordable

CWU strives to make education affordable through Merit awards, the General Scholarship Application, and the WUE program.

2013-14 Merit Awards

How to Use this Grid — Freshmen: Locate your ACT or SAT score range on the left hand side of the grid (note: the SAT score is the composite of the math and critical reading scores only), then locate your cumulative grade point average (GPA) range on the top of the grid. The square where your test score range meets your GPA range indicates the Merit Award you can expect to receive spread over two academic years. For example, if you have a 1070 on your SAT and 3.5 GPA your Merit Award would be $3,000 split between fall 2014 and fall 2015. Transfer Students — New transfer students with an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher will be considered for a CWU Transfer Scholar Merit Tuition Award of $1,200 for one academic year. Additional Merit Aid Awards Early Scholar: $600 First-time freshmen with CWU enrollment prior to high school graduation, such as the CWU Cornerstone program; CWU College in the High School participation; or Running Start at CWU; and have a 3.00 CWU GPA or better. Douglas Honors College (DHC): $1,000 First-time freshmen who participate in the CWU honors college. DHC is by invitation only. For more information see cwu.edu/douglas-honors. Science Talent Expansion Program (STEP): $1,000 First-time freshmen who participate in the STEP program. For more information see cwu.edu/step. Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honors Program: $1,200

two-year Merit Aid Award Table High School Grade Point Average ACT SAT 4 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.1 36 1600 $4,000 $4,000 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 35 1580 $4,000 $4,000 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 34 1520 $4,000 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 33 1470 $4,000 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,000 32 1420 $4,000 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,000 31 1380 $4,000 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,000 30 1340 $4,000 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,000 29 1300 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,000 28 1250 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,000 $2,000 27 1220 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,000 $2,000 26 1160 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,000 $2,000 25 1140 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,000 $2,000 24 1110 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,000 $2,000 23 1070 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,000 $2,000 22 1030 $4,000 $3,000 $2,000 $2,000 21

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Wildcat Waiver (Freshmen Scholar Tuition Award) Academic Merit Awards are subject to change on an annual basis.

For information on current cost of attendance please visit the financial aid website at: cwu.edu/financial-aid/sites/ cts.cwu.edu.financial-aid/files/ FAHandbook13_14.pdf

CWU will start accepting applications for fall quarter as early as the beginning of your senior year of high school.

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Central's Army ROTC Program was named TOP PROGRAM IN THE NATION in 2009.

Considering CWU but not sure how you are going to pay for it? Every year CWU awards over $80

million in financial aid in the form of grants, loans, and work study. Helpful Financial Aid Websites Financial Aid and Scholarship Office: cwu.edu/financial-aid Other scholarship search sites: cwu.edu/scholarships Financial Questions? Call the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at 509-963-1611, or visit cwu.edu/financial-aid or cwu.edu/scholarships Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) FAFSA on the Web www.fafsa.ed.gov. CWU FAFSA Title IV School Code is 003771. General Financial Aid Information and Calculators www.finaid.org • www.fastweb.com • www.edfund.org

Washington Governor’s Chief of Staff is a CWU grad.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE).

CWU is a participant of the WUE, a program that helps out-ofstate students save approximately $6,662 annually. Participating states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. For more information visit cwu.edu/scholarships/westernundergraduate-exchange-program. The WUE award waives a portion of the out-of-state tuition. Example of the WUE tuition cost for the 2012-2013 academic year (costs are subject to change): Estimated tuition for out-of-state students: $18,606 Link to Estimated tuition for in-state residents: $7,995 WUE site. 150% of in-state tuition: $12,054 Estimated amount waived: $6,662 (your estimated WUE amount) Estimated WUE amount is subject to change.

Washington Residency. For more information about residency visit cwu.edu/admissions/residency-information.

House Bill 1079 (HB1079) Information.

Students who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents and will be completing the full senior year of high school and obtain a high school diploma or its equivalent at a Washington public or private high school, and who have lived in Washington for at least three years immediately prior to receiving the diploma or its equivalent until such time as they are admitted to CWU, may be eligible for Washington residency status for tuition purposes only. For more information please visit cwu.edu/admissions/ residency-information or if you think you may be eligible, please complete the HB1079 Affidavit located at cwu.edu/admissions/ residency-information. The HB1079 Affidavit must be submitted to CWU Office of Admissions, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg WA 98926-7463.

Mary Alice Heuschel Class of ’97 Photo courtesy of Renton School District.

Graduates of CWU’s highly regarded Construction Management program enjoy a 100% job placement rate. estimated Student budget

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We welcome you to check us out. Come visit our campus and get a personal look at how

Central can build your life. The CWU Visitation Program is a student-run program designed to give you a unique insight into campus life from a student’s perspective. Our staff is trained to know all aspects of Central and what we offer. We understand visiting campus is one of the most important steps in the college decision-making process. That’s why we want you to come hear our student’s stories. You’ll know right away why your future is Central. Our Visitation Program offers a variety of ways to help you explore Central. For more information regarding the CWU Visitation Program or to register online visit: cwu.edu/admissions then click Visit Central.

Scan to schedule a campus visit.

Questions? E-mail: visit@cwu.edu • 509-963-1262

Daily Tours: Offered Monday-Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and on Saturday at 11 a.m., by appointment. Wildcat Welcome Center: A one-stop shop for parking services, campus and community information, campus maps, and event tickets, the Wildcat Welcome Center is home to the CWU Visitation Program.

CAT TRACKS: A one-day comprehensive visit to campus. Dates are scheduled throughout the year and are generally scheduled on Fridays. Students will have the opportunity to experience: • Admissions and University Housing presentations • Tours of campus and residence halls • Departmental guest speakers • Financial Aid • Student Panel

“Central is like home for a lot of us. We learn so much here. We become knowledgeable here. We find nurturing here.” Andre Dickerson, Senior, Biology/Pre Medicine Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Activities: Conducting research on the neuro development of chick embryos, ASPEN volunteer, president of the E.M.P.I.R.E. club

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Central Sampler: Our Central Sampler program offers an extended, overnight visit to campus for prospective students. CWU Sampler is designed to give the prospective student a 2-day, 1-night experience on the CWU campus. Students have the opportunity to experience: •O  vernight stay in our residence halls including two meals • Tours of campus, dining hall and residence halls • Admissions Office Welcome and Q&A sessions with current students • Options to schedule pre-arranged meetings with admission counselors, academic department representatives, and/or Student Support Services staff members • An official CWU Welcome Packet

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Have questions?

Ask the CAT! Cat Chat is now available to answer those quick admission questions you might have. Simply go to cwu.edu/admissions and click on Cat Chat and one of our knowledgeable student employees will get you the answer. If Cat Chat is offline, CWU FAQ may have the answers you are looking for!

Once you visit CWU and experience our campus, you’ll know you’ve found the right college for you. visit central

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CWU will start accepting applications for fall quarter as early as the beginning of your senior year of high school.

Office of Admissions 400 East University Way Ellensburg, WA 98926-7463 Located in Mitchell Hall, first floor 509-963-1211 • admissions@cwu.edu cwu.edu/admissions En Espaùol: cwu.edu/sp CWU is an AA/EEO/Title IX Institution. For accommodation: CDS@cwu.edu

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