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Undergraduates — 

Who are you becoming, and what will you stand for?

As an important element of your UW education, academic advising provides you with unique opportunities for learning, feedback and reflection, encouraging you to find your voice and engage fully with the University. 

Together, we will explore how your unique goals, values, & interests can shape your Husky Experience.

Working with us

We see all undergraduate students. Use our online scheduler to book a 30-minute appointment or visit our office on the first floor of Mary Gates Hall for drop-in advising between 9am and 6pm, Monday through Thursday. Fridays we are available from 9am to 4:30pm.

(206) 543-2550
141 Mary Gates Hall
advice@uw.edu

What do I talk about with an adviser?

  • How do I plan my degree? How do I choose what to major in? 
  • What extracurricular opportunities are available to me and how do I get involved?
  • How can I get help with my academic record?
  • How can I help myself get comfortable at the UW?
  • These are the courses I'm excited about taking...
  • What else should I study to complement my major?
  • How do I prepare for graduate school? What about professions in health care or the law?
  • How do I apply for departmental honors?
  • What happens if the course I need is closed or full?
  • What is the difference between open, minimum, and competitive majors?
  • Given my interests, which faculty and staff should I be meeting?
  • When and how do I register for future quarters?

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Academic calendar

Jun 23 Registration Period 2 Autumn
Aug 23 Autumn Break
Aug 26 Grades Due from Faculty - Summer All Terms
Aug 27 First day grades posted to transcript and GPA available on MyUW, Summer
Sep 1 Applications for Freshmen Admission Due for Winter
Sep 1 Applications for Transfer and Postbaccalaureate Student Admission Due for Winter
Sep 1 Labor Day (no classes)
Sep 8 Tuition Statement available on MyUW Autumn
Sep 10 Applications for Tuition Exempt Forms Due for Autumn
Sep 24 Instruction Begins- Autumn Quarter
Sep 24 $25 Late Registration Fee Period Autumn
Sep 24 Registration Period 3 Autumn
Sep 26 Registration for Tuition Exempt (UW Faculty/Staff) Autumn
Sep 26 Registration for UW Access Program Autumn
Sep 26 Cancellation for Autumn Quarter based on Summer Quarter low scholarship
Sep 27 Registration for Tuition Exempt (WA State Emp) Autumn
Oct 1 $20 Change of Registration Fee Period Autumn
Oct 1 Late Add Period Autumn
Oct 1 Unrestricted Drop Period Autumn
Oct 1 Half Tuition Due if Withdrawing Autumn
Oct 3 Applications for Credit by Examination Due for Autumn
Oct 7 Audit Grade Option Deadline Autumn
Oct 8 $75 Late Registration Fee Period Autumn
Oct 8 Late Course Drop Period Autumn
Oct 10 Applications for Graduation for Baccalaureate Degrees Due for Autumn
Oct 10 Applications for Graduation for Baccalaureate Degrees Due for Autumn
Oct 10 Tuition Payment Deadline Autumn
Oct 13 Late Payment Fee Period Autumn
Oct 14 Last Day to Add a Course through MyUW Autumn
Oct 14 Student Insurance Deadline Autumn