Military-Connected Students

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We are excited for you as you enter your first quarter at UW Tacoma! 

Your assigned academic advisor will work with you until you declare or are accepted into your major. We are here to encourage your academic, personal and career goals. 

Below are steps to getting started!

  1. Set Up UW Email
    • Email is the University's primary way of communicating with you. To protect your privacy, all electronic communication with the University should be sent from your UW email address that ends in or 
  2. Learn About Registration, Finding Classes and Making a Plan
    • New and returning students register during Registration Period II (military connected students register June 21).
    • MyPlan is your online academic planning tool. You can search for classes, map out plans by quarter and audit your degree progress. 
    • Transfer credits are visible in your audit after they are evaluated by the Office of Admissions. 
  3. Register for Military Connections: New Student Day
    • Thursday, June 20, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Friday, June 21, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • If you are unable to attend Military Connectionsplease contact UAA at (253) 692-4857 or to learn about your options and schedule an appointment

Student Advising Mentors are available Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm for drop-in advising. They can answer quick questions about deadlines, how to register, UW Technologies and more. 

We look forward with meeting with you!