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Jason Gadek
GEN ST 199
Seattle Campus

The University Community

Introduces students to various aspects of the University of Washington community. Includes exploration of university resources and opportunities, and academically related skill development. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.

Class description

Students should be ready to discuss multiple topics, including the transitions to college life and how to get what you want and where you want here at the University of Washington. Emphasis is placed on preparing the students for what is ahead in their future years at the university.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

The class meets once a week in a discussion-based setting.

Recommended preparation

Be open and ready for everything.

Class assignments and grading

Most assignments will be done on the internet using the catalyst portfolio tool, though other assignments will be distributed throughout the quarter.

Attendance is mandatory, and absences can and will result in a loss of credit. All assignments must be completed for credit, and participation during class is strongly encouraged. Those who have fun and enjoy the class tend to get more out of it, so have fun!


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jason Gadek
Date: 08/27/2004