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Prospective student events

Department Session title Description Date Time
Mathematics and Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (ACMS) Mathematics and Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (ACMS) Q&A Drop-ins with Academic Advisors Join our informal drop-in Q&A session to meet with an academic advisor in Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences Program and Department of Mathematics. Please read through our session website that answers many frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions, join us during drop-ins. The session does not have a planned presentation, instead you will be in a break out room with an adviser to answer your quick questions. 4/19/21 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Anthropology Anthropology Information Session This is a chance to meet with advisers in the department to learn about the department, the different option within Anthropology, and the difference between The Bachelor of Arts and The Bachelor of Science. 4/19/21 3-3:30 p.m.
Anthropology Anthropology Information Session This is a chance to meet with advisers in the department to learn about the department, the different option within Anthropology, and the difference between The Bachelor of Arts and The Bachelor of Science. 4/20/21 3-3:30 p.m.
Anthropology Anthropology Information Session This is a chance to meet with advisers in the department to learn about the department, the different option within Anthropology, and the difference between The Bachelor of Arts and The Bachelor of Science. 4/21/21 3-3:30 p.m.
Anthropology Anthropology Information Session This is a chance to meet with advisers in the department to learn about the department, the different option within Anthropology, and the difference between The Bachelor of Arts and The Bachelor of Science. 4/22/21 3-3:30 p.m.
Anthropology Anthropology Information Session This is a chance to meet with advisers in the department to learn about the department, the different option within Anthropology, and the difference between The Bachelor of Arts and The Bachelor of Science. 4/23/21 3-3:30 p.m.
Brotherhood Initiative Find your community with the Brotherhood Initiative The Brotherhood Initiative (BI) is a cohort based program whose goal is to create an inclusive supportive community for Black, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander, and Southeast Asian males. Come learn from staff and students about how the BI can help support you during your time at the University of Washington and answer any questions you have about our application process. 4/17/21 12-1 p.m.
Brotherhood Initiative Find your community with the Brotherhood Initiative The Brotherhood Initiative (BI) is a cohort based program whose goal is to create an inclusive supportive community for Black, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander, and Southeast Asian males. Come learn from staff and students about how the BI can help support you during your time at the University of Washington and answer any questions you have about our application process. 4/20/21 5-6 p.m.
Brotherhood Initiative Find your community with the Brotherhood Initiative The Brotherhood Initiative (BI) is a cohort based program whose goal is to create an inclusive supportive community for Black, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander, and Southeast Asian males. Come learn from staff and students about how the BI can help support you during your time at the University of Washington and answer any questions you have about our application process. 4/29/21 5-6 p.m.
Chemistry Chemistry and Biochemistry Preview Session Meet with academic advisers to learn about the major, scholarship opportunities, how to get involved research, and recommended courses for first- year-students. Please bring any questions you have for a live Q&A! 4/21/21 3:30-4:10 p.m.
Office of Student Financial Aid Financial Aid Q&A Join the Office of Student Financial Aid as they provide an overview of the aid award process and answer your questions live (this session is repeated from Admitted Student Preview). 4/21/21 5-6 p.m.
Office of Student Financial Aid Financial Aid Q&A Join the Office of Student Financial Aid as they provide an overview of the aid award process and answer your questions live (this session is repeated from Admitted Student Preview). 4/27/21 5-6 p.m.
Department of Geography Maps & More! Geography Major Information Session Join advisors from the Department of Geography to learn about opportunities and resources to study geography, data science, environmental justice and more! This information session will discuss the general geography major as well as the geography major data science option. 4/22/21 3:30-4:30 p.m.
English English Department Welcome to Prospective and Admitted Students Meet with the English Department’s Director of the Undergraduate Program and advisor, who will share information about the major and answer your questions in a live Q&A. 4/19/21 4-4:45 p.m.
French & Italian Studies French Studies Talk with Associate Professor Richard Watts Associate Professor of French studies Richard Watts will give a talk on current topic in French Studies (the topic is TBD). There will be a chance for a question and answer session with an advisor after the talk. 4/21/21 4-4:30 p.m.
History History Major Information Session Meet with academic advisers in the Department of History to learn about the major, experiential learning opportunities such as study abroad and internships, history scholarships, student resources, and recommended classes for first-year students. Bring your questions to a live Q&A! 4/22/21 3:30-4:15 p.m.
History History Major Information Session Meet with academic advisers in the Department of History to learn about the major, experiential learning opportunities such as study abroad and internships, history scholarships, student resources, and recommended classes for first-year students. Bring your questions to a live Q&A! 4/29/21 3:30-4:15 p.m.
Humanities Academic Services (HAS) Humanities at the UW: Benefits, Opportunities and More Learn how to make the Humanities a part of your UW experience and meet the Humanities Academic Services (HAS) team that can make that happen for you. From world languages and linguistics to media studies and creative writing, the HAS team will give you a guided tour of the benefits and opportunities that come with adding a Humanities subject to your degree plan. We’ll talk about how to connect the Humanities with other subjects at the UW and answer audience questions about next steps. This session will be a repeat of an earlier event held on April 12. 4/23/21 4-4:30 p.m.
Jackson School of International Studies International Studies Major Information Session Join us via Zoom to learn about the seven majors we offer in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. This information session will discuss the general major in International Studies as well as provide high level information on our major programs in Asian Studies, Canadian Studies, Comparative Religion, European Studies, Jewish Studies, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Come and meet us to learn from our academic advisors about our programs, courses, faculty, students, and the exciting career paths open to our program graduates. At the session, you will be able speak with our advisors. We look forward to meeting you! 4/19/21 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Laws, Societies & Justice Laws, Societies & Justice
FAQ Session
The Laws, Societies & Justice Advising team will provide an informational video to prospective students and their families ahead of time and then follow up with a live Q&A session! 4/22/21 4-5 p.m.
Office of Admissions Conversation with International Huskies Missed the Admitted Student Preview Day? Have specific questions related to international students? Join us for an hour Zoom webinar with your families! A current UW international student and international admissions counselor will answered any question you may have about admission to major to visas and more! 4/16/21 8-9 p.m.
Office of Admissions Conversation with International Huskies Missed the Admitted Student Preview Day? Have specific questions related to international students? Join us for an hour Zoom webinar with your families! A current UW international student and international admissions counselor will answered any question you may have about admission to major to visas and more! 4/23/21 8-9 p.m.
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Getting the Most Out of College There is more to college than going to class, and most students want the full experience. It is important to seek out social connection, leadership opportunities, professional development and networking, co-curricular activities, and community engagement. You might be surprised to discover that fraternity membership can provide all of these benefits. Many members of IFC fraternities previously reported having no interest in joining, but like them, you may really find value in the brotherhood experience. Come learn more! 5/15/21 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Considering Joining the Dawg Pack? The college application process will be here before you know it! It’s important to start considering what you want out of the college experience, especially when the pandemic has likely limited many of your high school experiences! During this program you’ll have the opportunity to connect with current students, to learn how the fraternity experience can provide more than just social connection. Come learn about the academic and/or financial support, leadership development, professional networking, and community engagement that make fraternity life a valuable part of the college experience! 5/22/21 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life IFC Fraternity Recruitment Preview If you have committed to attending UW and have any interest in joining a fraternity you don’t want to miss this event! We will be reviewing the IFC fraternity recruitment process, how to register for IFC Recruitment Week, and what to expect throughout the experience. This will also be a great opportunity to connect with other incoming students, and get your questions answered by current fraternity members. 6/4/21 6-7 p.m.
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Take Two: Find Your Belonging at UW Learn about the process of transferring and transitioning to UW from students who have been in your shoes. Panelists will share why they chose to transfer to UW, and how joining a fraternity helped them establish a sense of belonging and support. Get peer perspective on cultivating leadership opportunities, gaining social identity and access to alumni networking, and how fraternity life can enhance your transfer experience. 5/21/21 5:30 p.m.
Statistics Statistics Information Session Meet with advisors and current undergraduates in the Statistics department to learn about the major. 4/21/21 3-3:30 p.m.
American Indian Studies Native Preview Session This session will introduce you to the people and programs that support Native students at the UW. Along with answering your questions, you will hear from:

  • American Indian Student Commission
  • First Nations student organization
  • Native UW Scholars program
  • Intellectual House
  • Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Department of American Indian Studies
4/19/21 6-6:45 p.m.
Economics Economics Virtual Engagement Session Students who study economics learn to decode the systems that are a part of our everyday lives using models and a variety of social and economic data to analyze how decisions are made, and how limited resources are made, traded, and used.

In this abbreviated session, tailored for high school seniors, we will present an overview of the Department of Economics Undergraduate Program and its Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science majors. Students will also have an opportunity to meet with a Department of Economics adviser, and get helpful tips on pursuing Economics as a major at the UW.

(There are 4 Virtual Engagement Sessions offered this April. Content will be the same for each session.)

4/19/21 4-4:30 p.m.
Economics Economics Virtual Engagement Session Students who study economics learn to decode the systems that are a part of our everyday lives using models and a variety of social and economic data to analyze how decisions are made, and how limited resources are made, traded, and used.

In this abbreviated session, tailored for high school seniors, we will present an overview of the Department of Economics Undergraduate Program and its Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science majors. Students will also have an opportunity to meet with a Department of Economics adviser, and get helpful tips on pursuing Economics as a major at the UW.

(There are 4 Virtual Engagement Sessions offered this April. Content will be the same for each session.)

4/21/21 4-4:30 p.m.
School of Art + Art History + Design Learn about UW Art + Art History + Design Connect with Academic Advisers in the UW School of Art + Art History + Design. Learn about major pathways, application processes, resources, facilities, scholarships and more! Bring your questions and get excited about a creative pathway at UW and beyond! (There are 3 Virtual Sessions offered this April. Content will be the same for each session.) 4/22/2021 3-4 p.m.
Virtual RSO Fairs Academic 4/23/2021 5:15-6:00 p.m.
Virtual RSO Fairs Health and Recreation 4/29/2021 3:15-4:00 p.m.