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    New Student Orientation at Central Washington University


    Navigating your way as an incoming student just got easier and more fun! Our New Student Orientation provides valuable information, tools, and Wildcat spirit as you begin your path to success at CWU.

    New Student Orientation is your first step in the onboarding and orientation process as a Wildcat. During an Orientation session you will:

    • Connect with departments such as Financial Aid, Academic Advising, Housing & Residence Life, and Dining Services
    • Learn about Move In and Week of Welcome in September 2024
    • Meet CWU faculty, staff, and other students
    • Programming for Parents and Support Networks will be available

    Incoming first-year students are REQUIRED to attend a New Student Orientation session. Incoming transfer students are welcome, but not required, to attend an Orientation session.

    Registration Information:
    • Select from the list of available event dates to register.
    • Students must log in to register (use the same email and password used to apply for admission). 
    • Students can bring up to three guests.
    • Students are required to Accept their Admission before registering. 
    • Need to cancel or reschedule? Contact Orientation at