First Year Programs

Dawg Daze, UW's Week of Welcome

Family Member Information for Dawg Daze

Welcome to the the Husky Family! 

While Dawg Daze is designed specifically for students, parents & families are welcome to attend the following events either with your student or on your own. Select the "learn more" link explore information about each event. 


Wed. 9/21 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.

90’s Night: Washington Volleyball vs. Washington State

Celebrate 90's Night as Washington Volleyball takes on in-state rival Washington State in the Boeing Apple Cup.

Fri. 9/23 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

New International Husky Family Reception

International students and their families are welcome join CIRCLE for a reception. 

Sat. 9/24 Time 7:30 p.m.

UW Vs Stanford Football Game: Discounted Tickets

Join the husky family as we support our student athletes and march on to victory.  

Sun. 9/25 1:30 p.m.- 4 p.m.

New Student Convocation & Husky Kickoff

Convocation and Kickoff are two annual traditions to celebrate first-year students and to recognize the family and friends that have helped them prepare for this next step in their academic journey.

Multiple Dates

Dawg Daze Goes to the Zoo

Between 9/21 and 9/30, your student can show their Husky ID at the Woodland Park Zoo and get 50% off admission (fand up to 1 friend or family member).  

Multiple Dates

Come see us at the UW Visitor

We are here to help you! Stop by for information, directions, or with any questions. 


Take a Campus Tour

Feel free to explore the campus through self-guided tours or register for a tour with admissions.  


Husky History Exploration

The Husky History Exploration highlights ten landmarks significant to the university's natural, indigenous, colonial, and political histories.


Ongoing Family Engagement