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WELCOME TO UW TACOMA!

Orientation is your first step to a successful transition to the University of Washington Tacoma


Pre-Orientation Programs

Jump Start to Success Days

Are you an incoming freshman? Have you met your academic advisor requirement? Do you feel comfortable around campus? Need to take a math placement or learn more about college writing? Do you have questions about financial aid?

Husky Orientation Week is in September but we realize critical business must be done beforehand. While Jump Start To Success is designed for Freshmen specifically, Transfer students are also encouraged to get their questions answered during these events at offices around campus. Attend one of the UW Tacoma's Jump Start To Success Days to meet new students and staff, get financial aid or other questions answered, get a campus tour and more before orientation takes place.

*A full Jump Start To Success Days schedule coming soon

Register for an Advising/Registration Workshop

Register for a Math Placement Test

NOTE: There are also Math placement tests scheduled on Friday's. Use the math placement registration link to view.

Date Placement Tests
(Math and Writing DSP)
Advising Workshop Registration Lab

Tuesday,
6/23/15

8 am - 12 pm JOY 205 and TLC

1 - 2 pm JOY 117
2 - 3:30 pm DOU 101, WG 210, SCI 109, SCI 111, JOY 205

Thursday,
6/25/15

8 am - 12 pm JOY 205 and TLC

1 - 2 pm JOY 117
2 - 3:30 pm DOU 101, WG 210, SCI 111, JOY 205, PNK 131

Tuesday,
7/7/15

8 am - 12 pm JOY 205 and TLC

1 - 2 pm JOY 117
2 - 3:30 pm DOU 101, WG 210, SCI 109, JOY 205, PNK 131

Friday,
7/10/15

1 pm - 5 pm JOY 205 and TLC

10 - 11 am JOY 117
11 am - 12:30 pm DOU 101, WG 210, SCI 109, SCI 111, JOY

Tuesday,
7/14/15

8 am - 12 pm JOY 205 and TLC

1 - 2 pm JOY 117
2 - 3:30 pm WG 210, JOY 205, DOU 101, SCI 109, PNK 131

Wednesday,
7/15/15

1 pm - 5 pm SCI 109 and TLC

5 - 6 pm JOY 215
6 - 7:30 pm DOU 101, JOY 009, SCI 109, SCI 111, JOY 205

Tuesday,
7/21/15

8 am - 12 pm JOY 205 and TLC

1 - 2 pm JOY 117
2 - 3:30 pm DOU 101, WG 210, SCI 109, JOY 205, PNK 131

PLEASE NOTE: Attending Jump Start To Success Days does not qualify as fulfilling your Husky Orientation Week requirement. Jump Start To Success is designed exclusively for confirmed students at the UW Tacoma to meet other new students, register for classes, take math or writing placements, navigate the campus, and to get questions answered.


Husky Orientation Week

Orientation is your academic and social orientation to the UW Tacoma and helps you transition to life as a new Husky. This is your chance to meet your new classmates, Peer Advisors, learn about UW Tacoma's academic, social and campus expectations, and to have fun!

Husky Orientation Week Registration will open July 2015.

Freshmen Students

Tuesday, September 22
Wednesday, September 23

Freshmen students are required to attend an on campus orientation before receiving a Husky ID card.

Please note: It takes 24-48hrs to process your Enrollment Confirmation Fee (ECF). You will not be able to register for an orientation session until your ECF has been received and processed. You will also need your UWNetID to register.


Transfer Students

Monday, September 21
Thursday, September 24
Friday, September 25

An orientation (On campus or online) is required for all Transfer students before receiving your Husky ID card.

Please note: It takes 24-48hrs to process your Enrollment Confirmation Fee (ECF). You will not be able to register for an orientation session until your ECF has been received and processed. You will also need your UWNetID to register.


Running Start Students

If you are a high school student that has earned more than 45 credits through a combination of AP, IB, or Running Start you should register for one of our Freshman Husky Orientation Week sessions.

Please note: It takes 24-48hrs to process your Enrollment Confirmation Fee (ECF). You will not be able to register for an orientation session until your ECF has been received and processed. You will also need your UWNetID to register.


Online Orientation

We recognize that not all new students are able to attend an on campus orientation experience. We've provided an online introduction experience to the UW Tacoma's resources for a successful transition. The Online orientation opens Monday, September 14th, 2015 for Transfer students unable to attend an on campus orientation.


International Students

Are you are an F-1 International Student coming to UW Tacoma? We encourage international students to attend Husky Orientation Week in September. For the international student orientation, which have very specific details, please be sure to stay in contact with the Office of International Student Services by email: uwtiss@uw.edu or by phone: (253) 692-4762.


CONTACT US
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
253-692-4421
uwtnsp@uw.edu