University 101

U101 is open for winter admit students!

University 101 is a self-guided course designed to prepare you for your on-campus or hybrid Advising & Orientation (A&O) session. U101 consists of 3 separate components that must be completed before your A&O session. On average, students complete the 3 components in about 4 hours, so please plan ahead. 

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1. Online Modules

In order to access the online modules, select the link below and sign in with your UW NetID and password. This is component will take the longest to complete, so plan to complete the modules at least 24-hours before your A&O session. After completing each module and the final survey, the system will show a checkmark next to all modules on the main menu. This will indicate that you have completed the Online Modules.

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2. Registration Resources

Registration Resources gives you an overview of how to register for classes during A&O. You can refer to these resources after A&O as you make changes to your schedule throughout the academic year. This component is an online course in Canvas, which is the learning management system used by instructors. 

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3. 'What is it like coming to the UW?' Activity 

What is it like coming to the University of Washington? See how current and former students describe their experience coming to college. Then share your thoughts and feelings about becoming a Husky. Your thoughts will help give future students a better idea of what to expect, helping to improve their transition! Please set aside 30 minutes to do this.

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