First Year Programs

Leadership Opportunities

Get involved with FYP and make your mark at UW!

All FYP student positions are available to undergraduate UW Seattle students only. We encourage students with disabilities, DACA eligible students, and international students to apply. 

First-year Interest Group (FIG) & Orientation Leader Roles 

  • Applications for the roles will open on Monday, January 3rd 
  • Review application information and start preparing for the FIG or OL role
  • Information Sessions will be available in a hybrid format! Either come in-person to MGH 120 or join via Zoom (*Link will be posted)
    • Tuesday, January 4th from 4:30- 5:30 pm
    • Thursday, January 6th from 4:30- 5:30 pm
    • Monday, January 10th from 3:30 - 4:30 pm
    • Wednesday, January 12th from 2:30 -3:30 pm
    • A pre-recorded information session will be posted soon for viewing!  
      • *Attending an information session is not required in order to apply. Recordings will be available and we encourage you to watch the recorded information session to prepare to apply! 

If you have any questions about any aspect of the Orientation Leader or FIG Leader selection process that are not answered on this page or the role-specific FAQ pages, please contact us at or at 206-543-4905 (Voice) or 206-207-5564 (Text).