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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.

Please be sure to complete all 3 required sessions:

  1.  F-1 Student Visa and Health Insurance Info Session (online) 
  2.  New International Student Orientation (in person)
  3. Husky Orientation Week. Sign up below.

Orientation Dates

  • September 16, 2019
  • September 17, 2019
  • September 18, 2019
  • September 19, 2019
  • September 20, 2019

NOTE: If you are living in Court 17, please select September 20 as your orientation session. You will move in on September 19 and attend orientation on September 20.

Sign up for Orientation


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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. 

It would be best if requests are made 10 days prior to the eventTo request disability accommodations contact:

Disability Resources for Students (DRS)

Phone: 253-692-4508  

Email: drsuwt@uw.edu 

Office Location: Mattress Factory (MAT) 354