warning Mary Gates Hall is closed and accessible via Husky Card to UW students, staff and faculty who have been given access to the building. The building will remain secured until further notice. Our services and staff are available online and by phone. For updates on the University’s response to COVID-19 as well as information for students, please visit www.uw.edu/coronavirus. (updated 3/25/20)

Welcome to the UW

Explore

Orientation

To begin your first year at the University of Washington, you will need to attend an Advising & Orientation (A&O) session. A&O is required of all new undergraduate students and it is where you will be introduced to academics, student life, and extracurricular opportunities. 

Orientation

Leadership Opportunities

There are a variety of ways that you can develop your leadership skills with FYP. We want you to get involved and leave your mark on your University through involvement with new students!

Student Leadership

For UW Faculty & Staff

Learn how faculty, staff, and graduate students can get involved with our work.

Faculty & Staff

Fast Facts

FYP hires over 400 student leaders50% of freshmen join a FIG