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)
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.
120 Mary Gates Hall Box 352825 Seattle, WA 98195-2825
Academic Year: M-F 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (PDT) Summer: M-Th 7:30 a.m.–4:30p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Closed during University holidays.
206-543-4905 (Voice) 802-490-5012 (Text)
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.