First Year Programs

New Huskies 2021 Communications

Hey New Huskies and families!

Welcome to the University of Washington Seattle campus - we are excited to have you join our husky family. We will be communicating to you through email and social media from when you are accepted through your first year. You can view previous emails and some frequently asked questions below. 

Email Communications


Email to all 2021 freshmen & transfer non-uw email
one time email, informing students how to set up UW email address

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Emails to incoming 2021 freshmen
bi-monthly emails from May-September, monthly emails from September-May

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Emails to incoming 2021 transfer
bi-monthly emails from June-September, monthly emails from September-May

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Emails to families of incoming 2021 first-year students
monthly emails from May-September, handoff to Parent & Family Programs for their monthly newsletter

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Dawg Daze

Emails to students and families
6 emails from August-September to promote Dawg Daze - UW's week of welcome

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Social Media

Connect with us on Facebook and Instagram 

Use #newhuskies21 and join the conversation!

Live Webinars

Join us for our upcoming webinars covering academic and social transition. Webinars are recorded and available to watch anytime post-event.

  • Live webinars on various topics like advising, housing, and more. 
  • Faculty office hours are an opportunity to have some 1:1 conversations with UW faculty. 
  • Transfer live webinars are with UW Admissions and UAA Academic Advising for newly admitted transfers not in a competitive major. 


Frequently Asked Questions

New Huskies communications are created by Student Academic Services in collaboration with other campus partners, including Student Life, Admissions, UW Marketing, and Housing & Food Services. Our aim is to effectively and efficiently communicate with incoming undergraduate students and their families. 

Students will automatically receive this email to their UW email address. Parents and families can subscribe to the email at this website.
You can opt out of the emails by clicking the "subscription" button on the bottom of each email to change your subscriptions. 


Harry the Husky is the name of the UW mascot! You'll see Harry around campus and at UW athletic events. Dubs is our live mascot. Learn more at our UW traditions site

The UW has partnered with the app ZeeMee for an invite-only community for New Huskies. You can access several interest-based communities, Housing & Food Services' roommate finder and more!

Students will receive a unique link to register for ZeeMee.