First Year Programs

Transfer Adviser Information

After Transfer Orientation Advising Experience, students should: 

  • Understand the requirements for their intended major(s) and understand the application/declaration process.
  • Understand how the credits from their previous institution are applying towards their University of Washington degree. If all credits are not transferred understand the process of getting them transferred and evaluated.
  • Have a plan for first quarter registration. Understand how to build a balanced schedule, what courses are needed, and have back-up course options.
  • Be registered for the majority of their first-quarter schedule and have all necessary override/add codes for their first quarter courses.

View Advising and orientation learning outcomes overall.

View Student List & Zoom Links Website

AfternoonAdvising Rotations for Course Registration 

Please direct students to look at their schedule after your appointment. They have additional orientation community group meetings and tasks to complete.

Rotation   Appointment Slots + Registration Lab Notes and location 
I: Individual Appointment 

1:30 - 2:00 pm (advising) 2:00-2:30 (lab)
2:00 - 2:30 pm (advising) 2:30-3:00 (lab)
2:30 - 3:00 pm (advising) 3:00-3:30 (lab)
3:00 - 3:30 pm (advising) 3:30-4:00 (lab)
3:30 - 4:00 pm (UAA advising overflow) 
4:00 - 4:30 pm (UAA advising overflow) 

Appointment - In FYP shared Zoom room. Advisers will have a breakout room, and FYP will manage the main space.

Registration Lab - In shared Zoom room. Studnets will attend a registration lab based on affiliation with UAA or OMAD. 

G: Group Appointment

1:30 - 4:00 pm (advising + registration) 

In Zoom room provided by the department. Students will register for classes in the group session. 

Typically we can provide an Orientation Leader to support registration questions.  

N: No Advising 

3:15 - 3:30 pm Talk to FYP staff to make sure has appt. scheduled.  

In FYP shared zoom room. A student who makes an appointment outside of A&O to meet with an adviser at a later time must register for classes with the adviser.  

Individual Advising Appointments: Due to the limited time, you do not need to register the student for classes but further examine unique student needs. The majority of course registration should take place in the registration lab.

Group Advising Appointments: Transfer A&O group advising is the time to register a student for classes in addition to further supporting students' unique needs. 

If you have a student who arrives at your appointment unprepared, please let us know. We will contact the students to ensure they get the necessary information.  

Registration Lab: UAA and OMAD will run a registration lab each day from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. If you run out of time, you can find the link to the lab on our presenter list document or reach out to a team member.