Undergraduate Academic Affairs

“W” stands for welcome!

On September 21, 2014, thousands of new University of Washington freshmen and transfer students formed a gigantic W on the field at Husky Stadium and had their class photo taken. The big “W”   The W photo tradition began in 2005 as a freshman photo. In 2011, transfer students joined the photo. The W spans

Autumn 2014 Collegium Seminars course descriptions

Welcome to the University of Washington! Are you looking for an interesting class to fill out your schedule? Maybe a class that’s a little different from what you normally have to take? Maybe something fresh, lively, a little off-beat? Collegium Seminars are distinctive classes for freshmen in which you can meet other people and get

LeAnne Wiles, associate director in First Year Programs, named a Distinguished Staff Awardee

LeAnne Wiles, associate director in First Year Programs, was recently named a Distinguished Staff Awardee for 2014! Four individuals, including Wiles, and one team were awarded the University of Washington’s top honor for its staff.

Oh the places they’ll go! New grads and their plans

Taking our inspiration from the classic children’s book (and graduation gift), Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss, we asked some new graduates a couple questions. Those questions are: What’s your most memorable experience with an Undergraduate Academic Affairs program? Dr. Seuss says, “You have brains in your head. / You have feet in