Admitted students

First-year admitted students

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Congratulations
and welcome, new
First-year student!

Congratulations and welcome to University of Washington Bothell! You are now a member of our Husky family.

Take some time to celebrate your achievement. Being admitted to UW Bothell is a huge accomplishment and another step towards making your dreams a reality.

This page details all the steps you need to take to enroll at UW Bothell and prepare to start your college career! For answers to frequently asked questions about your admission, click here.


A warm welcome from Chancellor Kristin Esterberg, PhD


To accept your offer of admission from UW Bothell, you must:

1: Create your UW NetID

Your UW NetID is your key to accessing UW services — from accepting your admission offer to registering for classes. It will also be used to create your UW email address: You’ll just add @uw.edu.

Once you set up your NetID, it can’t be changed, so pick something you’ll want to use for all purposes! Refer to your application portal for your Private Access Code (PAC).

Learn how to create your UW NetID

2: Pay a $100 deposit

Now that you have your official UW NetID, you can use it to log in and pay your non-refundable $100 deposit. Once you start taking classes, this $100 will be credited toward your first quarter’s tuition at UW Bothell. If you don't end up coming to UW Bothell, this deposit cannot be refunded.

First year students must confirm their enrollment by May 1.

Pay $100 deposit
 

Then,

Regularly check your UW email

Remember the UW email address you set up in Step 1? Important information from UW Bothell will be sent to your new email address. For information on how to access your UW email inbox, go to https://fyp.washington.edu/orientation/content-areas/uw-email/.

Register for new student orientation

As an incoming first-year student, you're required to complete a series of advising and orientation sessions where you'll learn more about the UW Bothell campus, meet new friends, and register for your first quarter classes with the help of an Advisor.

Your directed self-placement surveys for Composition and Math (see below) must be completed before attending Orientation.
Learn more & schedule UWB Orientation

Complete your directed self-placement surveys

The directed self-placement surveys at UW Bothell allows you to choose your own course level to meet the University’s first-year Composition and Math requirements. In each directed self-placement survey, you'll learn the demands of each course level and reflect on which is the best choice for you to be successful as a student at UW Bothell.

Submit your final official transcripts to UW Bothell

It's likely that you were admitted to UW Bothell with courses still in progress (i.e. before you finished your final year of high school).

Once your in-progress courses are complete and graded, you must send your official final High School and/or College transcript(s) to the UW Bothell Office of Admissions.

Learn how to send official transcripts to UW Bothell

Complete the General Immunity Verification Requirement

The University of Washington Immunization Requirement protects you, your peers, and vulnerable members of the UW community. All students are required to be vaccinated against measles, mumps, meningitis ACWY, and COVID-19.

To complete this step, go to the UW Immunization Requirement page. To submit an exemption request, go to the UW MMM and COVID-19 Exemptions page.
 

And don't forget about financial aid! 

If you are seeking assistance to help fund your education, consider applying for financial aid. The priority application deadline for financial aid is January 15 of each year, but you can still apply after the deadline. Go to uwb.edu/financial-aid for more details. Apply as soon as possible!