The College of Western Idaho (CWI) has an open-door admissions policy. We welcome anyone seeking to benefit from our educational programs and services regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, and/or disability. Our open-door policy results in a diverse student population with varied experiences, backgrounds, abilities, interests, needs, and educational goals. CWI is committed to providing all eligible students access to appropriate educational offerings. CWI administers a placement test in order to place students in appropriate courses. Some programs and courses have special requirements for admission/registration.

CWI Policy Manual

CWI subscribes to the policy of providing equal educational and employment opportunities, services, and benefits to students and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, and/or disability, in accordance with the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendment of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and all other state and federal non-discrimination statutes. Appropriate consideration shall be given to veterans in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

Student Policies

At CWI, the wellbeing of our students and their opportunity for success is a constant priority. In order to help ensure you have the chance to flourish in our community, we have created policies geared specifically toward the CWI student body. You can find information here that covers Grievance Policies, the Student Handbook, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with our Student Policies, and ask questions about any areas that are not clear to you.