There are four main components that make up an undergraduate student's orientation to the UW:
Flipping orientation content requires departments to take a big-picture assessment of your learning outcomes for first year students and determine the most appropriate time and strategies to meet your outcomes through each component.
Most objectives are best met by gradually communicating information through each component, while others can be met in fewer. Feel free to discuss the most appropriate strategy for your information with an FYP representative.
Example Learning Outcome: Every student will be able to sing the official fight song of the University of Washington.
The "Welcome to Your First Year" video (on the side bar) is how the relationship between U101 and A&O is framed for first year students.
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.