View the UW's response to COVID-19. Our services and staff are available remotely and by phone. Because of the on-going situation, Advising & Orientation sessions have moved to a remote platform. For more information, view our Remote Advising & Orientation Updates page. (updated 5/6/2020) 


Part One: Sample Remote Agenda

Start and End Time: 7:15 a.m.–10:15 a.m. PT 
View reservation confirmation email for check-in location and Zoom links. 

Google services will also be used throughout your advising session. Learn more about the UW’s VPN services available to all UW students.

  • A&O Connection Groups | 7:15 a.m.
    • Meet the First-Year Programs team and review expectations for the day. 
  • Welcome and Tools for Academic Success  | 8:00 a.m.
    • Identify strategies that can contribute to your academic success in your first year including study skills and sharpening your academic mindset.  
  • Academic Workshop | 8:35 a.m.
    • Meet with your assigned advising team to build upon pre-orientation modules and understand how to navigate academic interest and course selection in the first quarter.
  • Registration Resources | 9:30  a.m.
    • Continue the conversation with your advisor and register for your first quarter of classes.
  • A&O Connections Live Chat | 9:45 a.m.
    • Join the orientation leaders in a chat room for a question and answer session. 
  • Student Success Videos (Self-guided)
    • Video content will be available for you to view at your own convenience as a resource to help ease your transition to the UW!