I was admitted. Now what?

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UW Tacoma admissions advisors are holding live WEBINARS! Check out the variety of topics. We can’t wait to chat with you.

Would you like your own appointment? Currently we are able to assist you over the phone or via a video meeting. To request a meeting, please email uwtinfo@uw.edu. Our face to face meetings are currently not available. Thank you for understanding.  

Congratulations on your acceptance to UW Tacoma!

We are excited for you to join the Husky family and welcome any questions you may have as you consider your offer. Choosing a college can be stressful, yet exciting, so be sure to allow yourself adequate time to research and evaluate your options. We hope that UW Tacoma will be your destination for a rewarding college experience.

Here’s a quick checklist to follow after you have been admitted:

Apply for financial aid

If you haven’t done so already, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial AidTo be considered for UW Tacoma scholarships, you must complete the FAFSA by January 15.

Attend Admitted Student Day

Admitted Student Day programs are scheduled for April 4, 17 and 18. We want to be sure you are informed and inspired to select UW Tacoma. Admitted Student Day is a program built for you and your family. We invite you to explore our campus, engage with our faculty and ask the questions that matter most to you.  Register today!


Create your UW NetID

If you haven't already done so, create your UW NetID. Your NetID is required for orientation and registration. Instructions were sent to your email and can also be found online at: https://uwnetid.washington.edu/newid/. If you lost this email, please call us at 253-692-4742.

Configure your UW email

After creating your UW NetID, you'll be prompted to create a UW email inbox. Official messages from the University are sent only to your UW email address. Please do not forward your UW email to your personal email account. Refer to the UW Tacoma email policy for more information. It is essential that you receive and read your UW email regularly.

Pay the New Student Enrollment and Orientation Fee (NSEOF)

The NSEOF reserves your place at UW Tacoma. Autumn 2020 admitted students must pay by September 11. You will not be able to attend orientation and register for classes until the NSEOF has been paid. CLICK HERE to pay and for more information. Email uwtinfo@uw.edu with any questions or concerns.

Your admission to UW Tacoma is ONLY available for the quarter you were offered. Please see the Office of Admission about your options to attend in the future and decline your offer of admission.

Meet the immunization requirement

All newly enrolled students are required to provide proof of immunizations. Please click here for more information and instructions. 

Submit a final transcript

Freshmen: You must request a final high school transcript from the high school registrar before high school graduation (and before school closes for the summer). Your transcript must include your final quarter grades and confirmation of your graduation. You must submit your final transcripts to UW Tacoma by July 1. If not received by July 1, a hold may be placed on your registration.

Transfer students: You must submit updated transcripts for all college coursework at least two weeks prior to your first day of instruction.

Take any placement tests

Many students need to take a Math Placement Test before meeting with their assigned advisor. If you plan on taking any Spanish language courses at UW Tacoma, there is also a Spanish Placement Test.

Attend Orientation

You will get a lot of valuable information, plus have a chance to familiarize yourself with campus just before classes start. More information about Orientation, including how to sign up for it, will be sent separately to you.

Get your student ID card

After you complete an Orientation you may stop by the Office of the Registrar in MAT 253 to get your photo taken and to get your student ID card. You can do this any time during normal business hours (Monday - Friday). You can also do this during Husky Orientation Week.

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