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Megan Ann Gribbin
GEN ST 199
Seattle Campus

The University Community

Introduces students to various aspects of the University of Washington community. Includes exploration of university resources and opportunities, and academically related skill development. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.

Class description

Come and learn all the inside tricks and tips about the University of Washington. Learn how to make the most of UW's resources. This class will help you find your place here at the University and show you how to make the university work for you.

Student learning goals

You will know your way around campus and will feel comfortable walking around.

You will have knowledge of resources like the Gateway Center, the career center, the student activities office, and more.

You will know where to get help for a variety of questions and problems that you might encounter in your time here at UW.

General method of instruction

This class will mainly be a discussion. You should feel free to ask questions and make comments. We will also have some speakers throughout the quarter.

Recommended preparation

No background necessary for this class.

Class assignments and grading

There will be light reading and several short self-reflections.

Students will be graded on participation and the completion of all assignments. This course is credit/no credit.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Megan Ann Gribbin
Date: 09/26/2009