General academic advisors typically support pre-major and undecided students, but can help all students navigate their academic pathways. Departmental advisors are for students who have specific majors or are interested in a specific field. Students may see both general and departmental advisors.
First Year Programs fosters a successful undergraduate student experience through strategic programming that focuses on positive academic transitions and the development of learning communities. Through partnerships with faculty, staff, alumni, and student leaders our programs create the space for students to define how they will engage, learn, and thrive at the University of Washington.