OCTOBER 11 – 14
4 – 6 p.m. (Pacific Time) daily

You’re invited to our virtual fall open house! Get your questions about majors answered by your department of interest or an academic adviser. Chat with an admissions counselor. Explore all the academic possibilities before you hit submit on your application.

What will you discover at the University of Washington?

With more than 180 majors at the UW, many paths can lead from a single interest. The program that’s right for you might be one you haven’t considered (or even heard of) yet.

How it works

Participate from wherever you are in the world. We’ll send you an email invitation with your own personal link. Not on our mailing list? Sign up today Drop in on the sessions that interest you the most. Not sure where to begin? Once you’ve joined the event, click on the Office of Admissions box and chat with an admissions counselor for help.

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Schedule

Monday, October 11

4 - 4:15 p.m. - Welcome - Live

We’re glad you’re here! Get the latest admissions updates and kickoff your Husky Preview experience. Live session

4:30 - 5 p.m. - College of the Environment info session with advisors and current students - Live

At the College of the Environment, you can explore the environment from the Earth’s core to outer space using high-tech approaches to solve sustainability issues. In this live session, you’ll learn more about the programs the College of the Environment has to offer and how you’ll be supported in your exploration. Live session

4:30 - 5 p.m. - Path to UW: A special session for Seattle Promise students - Live

This live session is for first-year Seattle Promise Scholars. Learn about the opportunities offered through the Path to UW program, and get tips for how to start preparing for transfer to the UW. Live session

5 - 5:30 p.m. - College of Arts and Sciences - Humanities Division - Live

In the College of Arts & Sciences, Humanities majors include Asian Languages and Cultures, Classical Studies, Classics, Chinese, Cinema and Media Studies, Comparative History of Ideas, Comparative Literature, Danish, English, Finnish, Germanics, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Linguistics, Near Eastern Studies, Norwegian, Scandinavian Area Studies, Slavic Languages and Literatures (Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu), Spanish and Swedish. In this live session, learn more about how the Humanities Division can help you get where you want to go. Live session

5:30 - 6 p.m. - Finding your community with the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity - Live

Building community for American Indian/Alaska Native, Black, Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Southeast Asian students, the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) is here to support your success at the UW. In this live session, learn more about academic resources and tutoring, as well as how to find your home away from home. Live session

Tuesday, October 12

4 - 4:30 p.m.- Foster School of Business - Recorded session

In this pre-recorded session with live chat, learn more about what the Foster School of Business has to offer and the different pathways of becoming a Foster Business student. Recorded session

4 - 4:30 p.m.- Built Environment Majors: Engage + Design + Build - Chat session

The College of Built Environment at the UW is a unique gathering of disciplines — architecture, construction management, landscape architecture, real estate and urban design and planning. We believe in programs that meet the complex interconnected physical, cultural, and ecological systems in which we live, work and play. Question? Get them answered in this live chat.

4:30 - 5 p.m. - Ask an admissions counselor - Live

Questions about the admissions process? We’re here to help. Live session

5 - 5:30 p.m. - College of Arts and Sciences - Social Sciences Division - Live

In the College of Arts & Sciences, Social Sciences majors include American Ethnic Studies; American Indian Studies; Anthropology; Asian Studies; Canadian Studies; Communication; Comparative Religion; Disability Studies; Economics; European Studies; Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies; Geography; History; History and Philosophy of Science; International Studies; Jewish Studies; Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Law, Societies and Justice; Philosophy; Political Science; and Sociology. In this live session, learn more about how the Social Sciences Division can help you get where you want to go. Live session

5:30 - 6 p.m. - College to career: Does your major matter? - Live

We know a lot of students apply to college with a specific major in mind, and often that choice of major comes with an expectation of career outcomes. In this session, we will unpack the relation of major to career here at UW with the help of student experiences to answer your questions. Live session

5:30 - 6 p.m. - Science of communication: The Speech and Hearing Sciences Major - Live

The top-ranked Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences at the UW is committed to the science of communication — hearing, speech and language. We address these fundamentals, as well as the causes and treatment of disorders, such as childhood speech sound disorders, aphasia, stuttering, voice disorders and hearing loss. Learn more about our program in this live session. Live session

Wednesday, October 13

4 - 4:30 p.m. - Ask me anything student panel - Live

Hear it straight from a Husky! In this live session, you’ll hear directly from current UW students about how they found their major, their experiences with remote learning and more. Live session

4:30 - 5 p.m. - College of Engineering - direct to college - Recorded session

UW engineering prepares students to take on problems from the microscopic (genetic engineering) to the global (systems for a sustainable planet). In this pre-recorded session with live chat, learn more about engineering majors and the freshman direct to college admission process. Recorded session

5 - 5:30 p.m. - College of Arts and Sciences - Arts Division - Live

In the College of Arts & Sciences, Arts majors include Art, Art History, Dance, Design, Drama, Music, Ethnomusicology, Guitar, Jazz Studies, Music Composition, Music Education, Orchestral Instruments, Organ, Percussion Performance, Piano, Strings and Voice. In this live session, learn more about how the Arts Division can help you get where you want to go. Live session

5:30 - 6 p.m. - Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering - Live

Consistently ranked among the top computer science programs in the nation, the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering educates tomorrow’s innovators and engages in research that advances core and emerging areas of the field. In this live session, you will learn about the majors, resources and opportunities in our department, as well as the admission process. Hear from current students about their experiences in the Allen School, too! Live session

5:30 - 6 p.m. - Doing good for the world and my community: How can a social work degree help me get there? - Recorded session

If you’re passionate about social justice, helping others and enacting change, the School of Social Work may have the program for you. In this pre-recorded session with live chat, you’ll learn more about how our BASW (Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare) program prepares students to be effective change makers. Join us to learn more about the BASW curriculum, including insights from alumni and social work career opportunities! Recorded session

Thursday, October 14

4 - 4:30 p.m. - The Honors freshman program - Live

Join UW Honors staff for this live session to learn more about the Honors program including the various Honors tracks offered, how to apply to Interdisciplinary Honors, and the exciting range of on-campus courses as well as experiential and international opportunities. Live session

4:30 - 5 p.m. - Interested in the health professions? Summer Health Professions Education Program may be for you. - Live

Are you interested in a career in the health professions? In this live session with live chat, you’ll learn more about the Summer Health Professions Education Program, a summer enrichment program for first-year and sophomore college students from racially/ethnically underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Live session

5 - 5:30 p.m. - College of Arts and Sciences - Natural Science Division - Live

In the College of Arts & Sciences, Natural Sciences majors include Applied and Computational Mathematical Sciences (ACMS), Applied Mathematics, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computational Finance and Risk Management, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Physics, Psychology, Speech and Hearing Sciences and Statistics. In this live session, learn more about how the Natural Sciences Division can help you get where you want to go. Live session

5:30 - 6 p.m. - The Engineering student experience - Recorded session

What’s it really like to be an engineering student at the UW? In this pre-recorded session with live chat, you’ll hear from engineering students who will tell you. Recorded session