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) 

First Year Programs

New Huskies 2020 Live Webinars

Join us online (via Zoom) for a series of discussions on topics of interest to new UW students. Save the day and register now!

June 9, 6:00 pm–6:45 pm PDT

How to prepare for Advising & Orientation

July 7, 6:00 pm–6:45 pm PDT

I'm Pre-health

July 14, 6:00 pm–6:45 pm PDT

What should I register for?

July 15, 6:00 pm–6:45 pm PDT

Study Abroad: Student Experience Panel

July 28, 6:00 pm–6:45 pm PDT

Building Connections in Early Fall Start

July 31, 5:00 pm–5:45 pm PDT

International Parent Q&A

August 5, 6:00 pm–6:45 pm PDT

Accessing affordable healthcare as a UW student


August 18, 6:00 pm–6:45 pm PDT

Housing 101


September 28, 2:00 pm–2:45 pm PDT

Success in on-campus and online learning environments


Faculty Office Hours

Join us for Office Hours with Associate Professor Joe Janes from the Information School. Professor Janes will answer your questions live and provide advice on how students can be successful in the classroom. Use this webinar to ask questions about UW, their department, or research. Faculty Office Hours will not be recorded. 

Drop in & out at any time throughout the hour. The faculty member will guide the conversation, but prepared questions are always welcome. There is no pressure to participate, so feel free to also just listen and observe!

July 23, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm PDT

Faculty Office Hours - for students

July 30, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm PDT

Faculty Office Hours - for parents

August 13, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm PDT

Faculty Office Hours - for students


August 27, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm PDT

Faculty Office Hours - for parents


Transfer Webinars

Are you a transfer student who was admitted to UW and are interested in a capacity-constrained major, but have not been admitted to that major yet? Watch our pre-recorded webinar as we discuss what it would mean to enter the University of Washington as a pre-major. Topics will include preparing to apply for capacity-constrained majors, exploring alternative majors, and how to make informed choices about your academic future.

Pre-recorded Transfer Webinar

Can't watch live?

We will post full recordings of the events on our website. Bookmark this page and check back often.


Let us know ahead of time if you will require captioning to participate in the webinar. Captions will be added post event. 


Email us at fyp@uw.edu.

Webinars are just one way we communicate to New Huskies 2020. Click the link below to see emails and more. 

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