All incoming first year and transfer students must attend a mandatory half-day orientation program before they can register for classes. We have several sessions to choose from, beginning in early December and ending in early January.
Advising & Orientation Checklist
✓ Create UWNetID
✓ Complete Enrollment confirmation process online and pay $100 Enrollment Confirmation Deposit Submit housing application if you hope to live on campus by May 8
✓ Register for Advising and Orientation ASAP. When registering for Advising and Orientation you will also have to option of signing up for overnight housing, a math placement test, Husky Leadership Camp, New Student Networks and registering your family for a Parent Orientation
✓ Submit Measles Immunity Verification Form at least two (2) weeks before Advising and Orientation
✓ Take Math Placement test week prior to your Advising and Orientation
✓ Make sure you submit final transcripts from your high school and other colleges ideally before your
✓ Advising and Orientation Attend your Advising and Orientation and register for your first quarter classes
*NOTE: Registration system does NOT work with Internet Explorer. Please use a different internet browser, such as FireFox or Chrome*
Steps to register for a session:
1) Complete and return the the following items to the University of Washington in the envelopes provided in your admissions packet:
- Enrollment Confirmation Form (found in your Welcome Packet), including the $100 Admissions Deposit. In addition, you will be billed another mandatory, one time $300 New Student Enrollment and Orientation Fee that will be payable with your first quarter tuition. This fee pays for services you will receive as a new student at the University of Washington and is not refundable or transferable.
- Measles Immunity Verification Form. You must submit this form to the Office of the Registrar two weeks prior to your Advising & Orientation session. If it is not received, you will not be able to register for classes. However, you can still sign-up for orientation.
2) Check the status of your Admissions deposit on MyUW. It may take up to two weeks to process this payment once you mail it in. You will need to create a UWNetID in order to use MyUW.
3) Once your Admissions Deposit has been processed, you will be able to register for your session.