First Year Programs

Dawg Daze, UW's Week of Welcome

Family Member Information for Dawg Daze

Welcome to the Husky Family! We are glad you are here!   

Looking for the 2023 family Dawg Daze events? This website will be updated in June with a full list of this year's exciting events!  

While Dawg Daze is designed specifically for students, parents & families are welcome to attend the events either with your student or on your own. Check out some of the events that parents attended last year listed below!  

View the official Dawg Daze Website for all new student events. 


Sun. 9/24 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 9/20 and 9/29, 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