Orientation is your first step to success at the University of Washington.
At Advising & Orientation sessions you will meet with an academic adviser, register for classes, and learn how to get involved at the UW. Choose from the registration options below, depending on your location and enrollment status.
The Spring Advising and Orientation (A&O) is a program designed for transfer students being directly admitted to the College of Engineering for Spring Quarter.
For students who have finished high school and are entering their first year of college.
For all students who will be taking classes during summer quarter for their first quarter at the UW.
Parents and families of first year students are strongly encouraged to attend a one-day Parent Orientation this summer.
Get to know the students who will be leading your A&O session.
University 101 is a self-guided, online course designed to prepare you for your on-campus or hybrid Advising & Orientation (A&O) session.
Placement tests help you determine which class level you are most likely to succeed in as a UW student.
Whether you are coming via airplane, train, or bus, we can help you find your way to the UW.