CWU-Des Moines Library

CWU-Des Moines Library provides reference and instructional services, circulation services, and access to print and online resources that best fulfill academic and research needs relevant to CWU-Des Moines' academic curricula. The library also provides in-person and virtual support for Westside faculty, undergraduate students enrolled in courses at the 300 and 400 levels pursuing bachelor’s degrees, and graduate students pursuing master’s degrees.


The CWU-Des Moines Library is located in the Higher Education Building (building number 29) on Highline College's campus.


Permits are required to park on campus. Please refer to Highline College's parking site for the most up-to-date information about cost and available lots.


CWU-Des Moines students may access CWU computers in the library. All other computer locations require a Highline College login, which current CWU-Des Moines students enrolled in CWU-Des Moines classes are eligible to receive. Questions about access should be directed to Highline College's Information Technology Services.

Questions? Contact Us!

Contact the Coordinator of Library Resources at, 509-963-3849, or schedule an appointment.