April 20: Arts & Sciences Events at Admitted Student Day

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Admitted Student Day

Saturday, April 20

Join Arts and Sciences faculty, staff and students to explore programs and special opportunities available to students at the UW. This one day event is hosted by the UW Office of Admission. More info and registration here.

New Huskies '24 Welcome

8 a.m. - 9:45 a.m., Alaska Airlines Arena

Kick off your day at the New Huskies '24 Welcome event. Celebrate with other admitted students, hear from current Huskies and campus leaders and get a feel for the flow of the day.

Arrive Early and Start Strong in College Edge / College of Arts & Sciences (Info Session) 

10:30 - 11:15 a.m., Kane 130

As the largest college at the UW, Arts & Sciences has something for everyone. Following a special welcome from Dianne Harris, dean of the college, we’ll help you get a jump start on exploring: 

  • College Edge: a special program for first-year students that begins four weeks before the start of the Autumn Quarter. 
  • Arts and Sciences Faculty: learn about unique College Edge courses and be introduced to faculty that you can study with in the years ahead. 
  • Resources: programs and opportunities that ensure your success as a student at the UW. 

Check out these unique courses offered in the College Edge program: 

  • The Power of Place, from Past to Present 
  • This is Your Brain on Drugs 
  • Environmental Activism through Arts 
  • Exploring Quantum Universe with Artificial Intelligence 

Join us! We’ll help you chart your course! 

Network and Explore @ the Burke Museum | Experience the College of Arts & Sciences

1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Burke Museum 

Don’t let one of the world’s best-preserved T. rex skulls scare you away!  

In celebration of your admission to the UW, join us at the College of Arts & Sciences’ Burke Museum, the state’s official museum of natural history and culture located right here on campus! As you walk through the 4.5-billion-year history of the Earth, a self-directed scavenger hunt will guide you to:  

  • Dino-myte programs with place-based learning opportunities like College Edge and Humanities First
  • Make connections with College of Arts & Sciences faculty and staff 
  • Meet students and learn about their majors and experiences; 
  • Find out about incredible free perks and discounts to explore the arts, on campus and in the Seattle region; 
  • A free photobooth a preserve your memories of the day; 
  • and free swag and treats! 

More info and registration here.


Virtual Information Sessions

Applied Math (AMATH) and Computational Finance & Risk Management | April 23, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Chemistry and Biochemistry | April 24, 3 p.m.

Classics | April 29, 5 p.m.

Comparative History of Ideas | TBD

Economics | May 2, 3 - 4 p.m.

Geography | April 18, 2:30 p.m. / April 25, 4:30 p.m.

German Studies |  May 9, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

History | April 24, 2 - 2:45 p.m.

Jackson School of International Studies | April 23, 5 - 6 p.m.

Music | April 25, noon

Scandinavian Studies | May 14, 4 p.m. / May 15, 4 p.m.

Spanish & Portuguese | May 6, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Statistics | May 1, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. / May 8, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.