Freshman and Running Start Orientation

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At orientation, you’ll meet your new classmates, get swag items and take part in programs and activities that will set you up for success in your first year and beyond.

Review the dates below and select your session by clicking Sign Up for Orientation. If you have any difficulty registering, please contact us at uwtstp@uw.edu.

Click here to see a sample schedule.


Winter Orientation Dates

  • December 17, 2019
  • December 18, 2019

*Registration for Winter Orientation will open November 17, 2019*


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Disability Resources for Students

Disability Resources for Students (DRS) is dedicated to ensuring access and inclusion for all students with disabilities on the UW Tacoma campus. Any enrolled student at UW Tacoma who has an appropriately documented physical, emotional, or mental disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities (including walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning and working), is eligible for services from DRS. 

To request disability accommodation, including American Sign Language interpretation, contact the Disability Resources for Students office at 253-692-4508, drsuwt@uw.edu or submit a request at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/UWTDRS/eventaccess, preferably at least 10 days in advance of the event.