Undergraduate Education

Greetings and welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE). We offer undergraduate students the opportunity to discover their intellectual, creative, and professional passions by introducing them to many interconnected areas of knowledge. Our initiatives include the Freshman Core Program, Summer Bridge, Quarterly Student Showcase, and many other exciting programs!  


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Jump Start to Success starts June 21st! 

We highly encourage First Year Freshmen to attend this program, especially if they need to:

  1. Take Math and/or Writing Placement test
  2. Explore strengths toward a career
  3. Meet their Academic Advisor
  4. Register for classes

For more information and event dates, visit: 


Please note: Registration to Jump Start does NOT automatically sign you up for the Math and Writing placment, registration for each placment exam is done separately through the initial registration system. 

Director's Welcome

Dr. Deirdre Raynor

Greetings and welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE)!  Our office plays a central role in creating a foundational experience for undergraduates on the UW Tacoma campus - through special initiatives such as the Freshman Core and Summer Bridge, our office strives to provide a comprehensive four-year undergraduate experience.

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