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View the UW's response to COVID-19. Our services and staff are available remotely and by phone. Because of the on-going situation, Advising & Orientation sessions will remain in a remote platform through 2021. For more information, view our Remote Advising & Orientation Updates page. (updated 12/2/2020) 

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Orientation

To begin your first year at the University of Washington, you will need to attend an Advising & Orientation (A&O) session. A&O is required of all new undergraduate students and it is where you will be introduced to academics, student life, and extracurricular opportunities. 

Orientation

Leadership Opportunities

There are a variety of ways that you can develop your leadership skills with FYP. We want you to get involved and leave your mark on your University through involvement with new students!

Student Leadership

For Faculty & Staff

Learn how faculty, staff, and graduate students can get involved with our work.

Faculty & Staff

Fast Facts

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