Parent Orientation Session Information

General Session Information 

Welcome to the UW:  LeAnne Wiles (

Academics at the UW: UAA Advising ( 
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The Tuition Bill:  Diane Cooley (
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Residence Life:  Housing and Food Services (
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Living on Campus Video 
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Fraternity & Sorority Life: David Hotz (
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Campus Health and Safety: 
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Washington Health Plan Finder

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Getting Started 101:  LeAnne Wiles (
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Financial Aid: Kay Lewis (
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Interest Session Information 

Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity: Janice Decosmo (
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Counseling Services: Charisse Williams (
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Enhancing the UW Experience: Fraternity & Sorority Life: David Hotz (
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Helping Huskies Get Hired: Campus Jobs, Internships, and  Careers: Tina Wang (
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Husky Parents and Families 101: Amanda Lobsinger (
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Learning to Navigate Critical Situations: Emma Williams (
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It's In the Syllabus: Christine Sugatan (
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Oh the Places They’ll Go: Studying Abroad: Mike Renes (
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UW First Year Programs

Undergraduate Academic Affairs
University of Washington

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Box 352825
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Hours: 8am–5pm (PST)
Phone: (206) 543-4905

First Year Programs fosters a successful undergraduate student experience through strategic programming that focuses on positive academic transitions and the development of learning communities. Through partnerships with faculty, staff, alumni, and student leaders our programs create the space for students to define how they will engage, learn, and thrive at the University of Washington.

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