Undergraduate Academic Affairs


The undergraduate experience at the University of Washington is, like our students, dynamic and diverse. Gain behind-the-scenes insight into the way UAA deepens and expands academics at the UW through feature stories, UAA’s alumni e-newsletter, and recent media stories about the people and programs in UAA.

Feature Stories

  • One big Husky family

    September 30, 2016

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    Students come from all across Washington state, the country and the world, but when they come here, they are all part of the same Husky family. Watch as they come together in one gigantic W. (Video)

  • Fast facts on helping students transition to the UW

    September 27, 2016

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    Check out this fact sheet on Advising and Orientation, and learn about first-year students’ pathway into understanding UW values and the Husky Experience as well as the impact a thoughtful University transition has on student retention.

  • Cathy Beyer reflects on her career at UW

    September 13, 2016

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    After 30 years of working at the University of Washington, Catharine Beyer retired. During that time, she spent 17 years working in the Office of Educational Assessment and three in the Interdisciplinary Writing Program. We chatted with her to learn more about her time at the UW. What drew you to the UW? At 37,…