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Central Washington University
400 E University Way
Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7592
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There are many academic classrooms around our campus great for summer events\ The Mary Grupe Center is a versatile space used for conferences year round\ CWU campus is beautiful and unique in every season\ CWU is able to offer the use of several computer labs\ Summers at CWU are filled with exciting camps and trainings\ CWU has a tremendous music program and a beautiful concert hall to match\ CWU's Student Union Building offers many beautiful spaces available year round\ CWU's Student Union Building offers many beautiful spaces available year round\ CWU's Student Union Building offers many beautiful spaces available year round\ CWU's campus boasts an impressive 22 residence halls\ As a one stop shop we are able to coordinate your meals while on campus!\ This large dining room is great for youth groups and adult training meetings\ Take a piece of CWU home with you to remember the great time you had at Central\

CWU Conference Program

We are dedicated to providing exceptional facilities and quality service at an unbeatable price. Here at the CWU Conference Program, we understand that each conference is unique and has different objectives and goals that they want to achieve. Services and amenities include meeting spaces, dining facilities, residence halls, a recreation center and a bookstore. CWU is conveniently located in the center of Washington State, in the beautiful Kittitas Valley with numerous recreational activities on and off campus.

During our summer season we are able to provide accommodations for up to 1100 attendees.  During the academic year we are now able to accommodate lodging for up to 300!

Because of our central location and value pricing we are pleased to provide services to a wide variety of groups such as:
  • summer camps
  • youth groups
  • non-profit agencies
  • religious groups
  • state agencies
  • government trainings
  • and many more!

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Yakima - 30
Seattle - 100
Spokane - 175
Wenatchee - 75
Tri-Cities - 100
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Seattle-Tacoma Int'l / 110
Year-round meeting and event space, catering services, and lodging available. In the academic year our lodging space is more limited. Please give us a call to see how we can provide great service to you!
Room Type(s):
Residence Halls
Bath Type(s):
Shared, semi-private, private
Largest Group:
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
Largest Classroom Style:
Largest Theatre Style:
Number of Overnight Guests:
Summer - 1100 / Academic Year - 300
Services include sound, lighting, and audio/video equipment rentals; technical assistance and consulting; event planning and coordinating; conference support; production and event management
Food & Beverage:
Full-service, on-site catering available. From refreshments to barbecues, buffet to formal dining and banquets. Wide selection of menus and offering custom options.
Complete Meeting Package:
Ropes Course / Team Building:
Special Rates and Packages:
Meeting/Group packages available