View the UW's response to COVID-19. Our services and staff are available remotely and by phoneAdvising & Orientation sessions will remain in a remote platform through 2021. For more information, review our Remote Advising & Orientation Updates page. (updated 1/12/2021) 

Family Orientation

Welcome to the University of Washington! Family Orientation gives parents, partners, grandparents, and other friends and family members of first-year students an opportunity to collect the information and skills necessary to support your student.

Program Overview: Family Orientation offers online modules, family drop-in Q&A sessions, and access to a Facebook discussion group. 

On-Going Opportunities: Gain more information about the Husky experience through live webinars, email newsletters, and podcast episodes. 

Per local and state guidance, A&O programs, as well as Family Orientation, will be facilitated remotely (online). Stay updated on "Covid-19 and Remote Advising & Orientation information".

Parent & Family Programs

Family Orientation is just the start. 

Stay connected throughout the rest of the year with Parent & Family Programs. 

Parent & Family Programs