To begin your first year at the University of Washington, you will need to attend an Advising & Orientation (A&O) session. A&O is required of all new undergraduate students and it is where you will be introduced to academics, student life, and extracurricular opportunities. 

Orientation for New Admits

New Husky Experiences

New Husky Experiences (NHE) is a hub for connection to campus and fellow huskies as you transition to UW. Discover opportunities to connect, explore, and get involved at UW!

Explore New Husky Experiences

Dawg Daze

Join in on the fun at one of the nation's largest welcome weeks! Connect, explore, and get involved. View a list of all events, along with a list of family events, on the Dawg Daze website.

Learn About Dawg Daze

Fast Facts

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