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First Year Programs

What you will do in GEN ST 199

  • Engage with other students in conversations on topics ranging from academic planning to campus diversity.
  • Participate in on- and off-campus social and extracurricular activities.  
  • Mentored by a FIG Leader, an experienced undergraduate who facilitate the courses and help to introduce you to the UW and the city of Seattle.