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On Sunday, September 27th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the University of Washington Bothell will kick off the 2020-2021 Academic Year with Convocation!

This year's Convocation will be held as a virtual event. All day-of links and activities will be posted on this webpage!

Convocation is a formal academic ceremony that welcomes all incoming first year and transfer students to our campus community. Faculty, staff, alumni, current students, and family are also invited to Convocation to celebrate our new students and the start of another school year.

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Convocation 2020 Agenda

  • 11:00 a.m. PST - "Live from UW Bothell!" and the 15th annual Convocation Ceremony
  • 12:00 p.m. PST - Zoom information sessions (links below!)
  • 12:30 p.m. PST - Adjourn

Join one of these Dean-led information Zoom sessions, beginning at noon!

The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, and activities. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by 9/26/2020 to the Office of Ceremonies and Events at uwbgrads@uw.edu.

Meet the incoming students!


Learn more about the programs and resources mentioned during Live from UW Bothell!


Associated Students of the
University of Washington Bothell (ASUWB)

Counseling Center


Diversity Center

Student Engagement and Activities (SEA)

Club Council

Messages from UW Bothell Faculty and Staff

"Congratulations, and welcome to UW Bothell!! May your college life be filled with happiness and well-being." Kosuke Niitsu

"We are a community and together we will prevail." Jason M. Naranjo

"Welcome and welcome back to the UW Bothell family!" Alejandro Francetich

"You got this, we believe in you, and we are so happy you are joining us!" Letty Limbach

"Welcome to Bothell! We look forward to meeting you." Alaron Lewis

"Welcome to our UWB community!" Susan L. McNabb

"Welcome to the Husky Family!" Kristen Labrecque

"Welcome to UW Bothell -- we are so glad you are now part of our community!" Marie Blakey

"Welcome to UW Bothell!" Lisa Walker

"Rock on!" Sandeep Krishnamurthy

"Welcome to UW Bothell! Go DAWGS!" Leslie Cornick

"Wishing you a wonderful year of learning at UWB." Linda Eaton

"You matter and we are glad you are here." David Goldstein