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First Year Programs

Goals and outcomes

Through participation in the FIG Program, you will...

  • Connect with an experienced student who will help with your Transition to the UW
  • ​Engage in Critical Thinking and begin to build a strong Academic foundation
  • Experience a small Community within a large University
  • Explore Professional Pathways