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First Year Programs

GEN ST 199: The University Community

A 2-credit course designed to assist you in your transition to the UW.

GEN ST 199 is a 2-credit course graded on a 'credit' 'no credit' grading scale. This 2-credit course will fit nicely in your schedule whether it stands alone in a schedule you design, or you choose to register for a clustered FIG.

GEN ST 199 will cover concepts and resources that will help you throughout your entire college career. From learning how to navigate campus resources to connecting with alumni, this course will cover a variety of topics that will aid you in your years at the University of Washington.