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View the UW's response to COVID-19. Our services and staff are available remotely and by phone. Because of the on-going situation, Advising & Orientation sessions have moved to a remote platform. For more information, view our Remote Advising & Orientation Updates page. (updated 5/6/2020) 

First Year Programs

Online Resources and Videos

Gain valuable information about academics at the UW — even before you come to campus.

Internship Advice

Hear advice from current Huskies on how to find an internship.

Advice for UW first-year students - Professor Shawn Wong

Learn about having conversations with your professors.

Advice for UW first-year students - Principal Lecturer Ann Baker

Hear about taking advantage of your academic opportunities at UW.

Advice for UW first-year students - Lecturer Scott Freeman

An inspiring story about what it means to be a Dawg.

The Husky Experience: Find Your Learning Community

Listen to the advice of students, faculty and staff on getting involved and shaping your Husky Experience.

One Year From Now

Hear UW Sophomores reflect on what they have learned. 

Straight Path or Journey of Exploration?

How your major relates to what you do after graduation.

Best Advice for First Year Students

Hear advice from Husky Alumni and the people who hire them.