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Application updates

We realize that you may wish to update your application file with new information. We accept changes to the following items ONLY.

Please contact Admissions to update any of the following:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number (copy of Social Security card must be faxed to 206.685.3655)
  • Requested first and/or second-choice major (request must be received by December 31)
  • You wish to withdraw your application.
  • You realize you applied twice (duplicate application).

Decision notification

  • Autumn: March 1-15
  • Winter: November + December
  • Spring: not open for freshman admission
  • Summer: March 1-15

All decisions are available on MyUW during the notification timeline.

  • Admitted students will receive an offer packet in the mail containing an official offer letter with assigned major, possible Purple & Gold scholarship offer (U.S. non-residents only), as well as other information about taking the next steps to becoming a Husky.
  • Students invited to the waitlist will see their invitation on MyUW.
  • Denied students will see their decision on MyUW.

Already have your UW NetID? Check your application status on MyUW

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Need to create your UW NetID?

NOTE: Freshman applicants, we have not yet sent out this email. You will be notified when you are eligible to set up your UW NetID at the end of September.

Create UW NetID


  • Set your spam filters to accept email from or This will prevent important email from going to your Junk-Mail folder.
  • Check your email! Email is the only way we will communicate with you about your application.
  • Once invited to set up your UW NetID, manage your email and mailing addresses via MyUW.