Make an Appointment

Attention incoming Fall 2024 students: You will first need to complete the orientation process before you are able to schedule a meeting with an academic advisor and use the Navigate360 platform. For urgent questions, please reach out to your Admissions Advisor.

Current Pre-Major students

Current Pre-major students have a variety of advising options.  You can:

For general questions, contact us directly at: | 425-352-3427

Are you already enrolled in a major at UW Bothell?

Students admitted into a major should meet with their Major Advisor. Visit your school’s website to find your advisor.

Are you a prospective student?

Students not admitted to UW Bothell are encouraged to meet with an Admissions Advisor

Meet with a Pre-Major Advisor

Who is my advisor?

Pre-Major students are assigned an advisor based on academic areas of interest. Check Navigate to see who your Pre-Major Advisor is. Once admitted to a major, students will meet with their major advisor. 

Need fast advising support?

During peak registration times (first week of the quarter and Registration Period 1) the Pre-Major Advisors become very busy and Pre-Major students may have to wait two weeks or longer to get an advising appointment. Drop-in advising can help you see an Advisor right away!

Pre-Major Quick Question Drop-In Advising with Student Peer Advisors

Note: This service is available during autumn, winter and spring quarters (excluding finals week and breaks between quarters). 

Pre-Major Quick Question Drop-In Advising is available either in-person at the Student Success Center, or online via Zoom.

Day Time
Monday9am – 1pm, 1:30pm – 4pm
Tuesday10am – 2pm
Wednesday9am – 1pm, 1:30pm – 4pm
Thursday10am – 11:30am, 1:30pm – 4pm
Regular Quick Questions Drop-in Advising Schedule 

For Zoom Drop-In, Please Note:

  • You can access the Drop-In Link here:
  • You will be required to sign in using your UW Net ID & password
  • The Zoom meeting room may close earlier than the posted end time if there are lots of students in the waiting room …more students = earlier closing so we can help students in the waiting room and end on time. If you are unable to access the waiting room, please email and we can work to help you over email.
  • Wait times will be dependent on the number of students who are in the waiting room before you.
  • Students will be seen in the order they checked in via the Zoom waiting room. If you leave the waiting room you will lose your place in line.
  • Drop-in advising sessions are generally 10 minutes or less.

Email Advising:

Pre-Major student can receive advising support by sending an email to Please list your UW ID number and include a brief explanation of the help you are seeking. An advisor will respond within 2-3 business days.

Office Hours (excluding holidays and breaks between quarters):

Monday – Thursday9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday and SundayClosed

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor

UW Bothell students pursuing health professions such as: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, etc. may schedule an appointment with the Pre-Health Advisor using this link: Pre-Health Advising Appointment. Pre-Health Advising is available through Career Services and provides support for students in the areas of exploring health careers, preparing for health careers (internships/job shadowing), and applying for careers/graduate programs in health (application review, test preparation, personal statements, letters of recommendation).

Current UW Bothell students have two options for connecting with academic advisors for help with degree options, degree requirements, and course sequencing.    

  1. Pre-major students:  If you are not yet in a major and have general advising questions, please contact Pre-Major Advising at
  2. Students in majors:  If you have already been accepted to a major, please contact the advisor for your program. Advisor contact information can be found via the Degree Programs page.