Undergraduate Academic Affairs


July 24, 2015

Welcoming new undergrads to the UW

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Photo of orientation leaders and students at orientation

This summer, thousands of freshmen and transfer students — 8,000+ of them — will participate in summer Advising and Orientation. With this year’s record-breaking numbers of freshmen, advisers, faculty, First Year Programs’ staff, student orientation leaders and campus-wide partners are busier than ever helping our newest students transition to the UW so they are able…

May 14, 2014

Dream Project freshmen reflect on year 1 at the UW

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Photo of Oscar Alejandre

The Dream Project assists low-income and first-generation high school students in attaining higher education. Students in the Dream Project overcome incredible obstacles to attend college, but the challenges—and rewards—don’t end once they step foot on campus. Three Dream Project students describe their journey to UW, what they’ve learned their first year, and how it feels to give back (also, how important the bowling alley is and when to stop calling your mother!)