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2020-2021 Student Registration Handbook 
2020-2021 Student Registration Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Online Learning

The Office of Multimodal Learning seeks to maintain the highest standards of excellence in online learning. Our programs are recognized regionally and nationally for offering outstanding educational opportunities.

Students interested in entering an online program may submit an application at Once admitted to the university, students must also apply for their online major.

Students follow the same procedures as noted in the registration part of this catalog. Students register via MyCWU during their assigned enrollment period. Non-matriculated students may register for classes on a space-available basis during open enrollment.

Advising services are available to all online students.

For current tuition rates and fees, refer to the Registrar Services home page at Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Student Services  

Financial Aid   
Students enrolled in online programs are eligible to apply for financial aid.

For information about financial aid, visit All students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to begin the process, apply at

Information on veterans benefits is available through the Veterans Center by calling 509- 963-3028 or by e-mailing


  • Access to library services at
  • Assistance in acquiring reference materials may also be obtained by calling 800-290-3327.
  • Library resource centers are also located at CWU- Ellensburg, CWU-Des Moines, and CWU-Lynnwood.

Textbooks may be purchased through the Wildcat Shop at

Final Exam Schedule  
Please review your syllabus and confirm with your instructor for the appropriate date and, if applicable, time.

Out-of-State Students
Central Washington University has authorization to deliver online courses and degree programs to out-of-state students under the terms and provisions of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) and individual state authorizations. Please check for a list of authorized states and requirements.

Online programs include certificates, endorsements, undergraduate and graduate degrees. For a complete and up-to-date listing, visit: