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.


Spring Orientation

  • March 24, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. View a sample schedule.
  • You must pay your New Student Enrollment and Orientation Fee before registering. After you have paid, please allow 48 hours before attempting to register. To pay, visit www.tacoma.uw.edu/node/22345

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International Students

  • If you are an international student, visit the International Student & Scholar Services website for additional orientation requirements: www.tacoma.uw.edu/iss/orientation

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Disability Resources for Students

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.