Did you miss our open house? You can still get your questions about majors answered by your department of interest or an academic adviser. And, chat with an admissions counselor (or one of our tour guides). 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

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Next, 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.

Schedule

Tuesday, October 13

4 - 4:30 p.m. Welcome

In this live session, meet our Senior Associate Director of Admissions and get the latest admissions updates.

4:30 - 5 p.m. Meet the College of Arts & Sciences

Dean Robert Stacey welcomes you to Husky Preview Week and to the College of Arts and Sciences, the UW’s largest academic unit. Hear about the many opportunities available in the College and explore the questions students ask about selecting a major.

4:30 - 5 p.m. Informatics

Informatics is the study, design and development of information technology for the good of people, organizations and society. In this live session, learn how you can drive innovation as you explore the intersection of technology and human values.

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

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.

5 - 5:30 p.m. School of Social Work

If you’re passionate about social justice, helping others and enacting change, the School of Social Work may be the program for you. In this pre-recorded session with live chat, you’ll learn more about how our program will give you the grounding required to be a focused and effective change maker.

5:30 - 6 p.m. Pre-Health @ the UW

Interested in a career in healthcare? In this live session, you’ll learn more about what “pre-health” means at the UW and how you can set yourself up for success.

5:30 - 6 p.m. Finding Your Community with the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D)

Building community for American Indian/Alaska Native, Black, Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Southeast Asian students, the OMA&D is here to support your success at the University of Washington. Learn more about academic resources and tutoring, as well as how to find your home away from home.

Wednesday, October 14

4 - 4:30 p.m. The Honors Program

In this pre-recorded session with live chat, you’ll get an overview of the UW Interdisciplinary Honors Program at the UW, including program requirements, information about the student community and — of course — how to apply.

4:30 - 5 p.m. College of Education

The UW College of Education is one of the nation’s premier education schools. With seven specialties ranked in the top twenty, we’re dedicated to making an outstanding education a daily reality for every student in every community. In this live session, you’ll learn more about how our program will set you up to make a difference.

4:30 - 5 p.m. School of Nursing

In this pre-recorded session with live chat, you’ll learn how our two-year, full-time professional program prepares you for a career as a registered nurse. And — of course — we’ll talk about admission requirements, too.

4:30 - 5 p.m. Marine Sciences/Oceanography/Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

Explore the depths with the UW College of the Environment. In this live session, you’ll learn more about how Marine Sciences, Oceanography and Aquatic & Fishery Sciences will set you up for success in your field of interest.

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

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.

5 - 5:30 p.m. The Brotherhood Initiative

In this pre-recorded session with live chat, you’ll learn how this cohort-based program provides opportunities for academic growth and leadership, exploration of intersecting identities and support to underrepresented men of color at the UW. Read more on the Brotherhood Initiative website.

5:30 - 6 p.m. College of Engineering student panel

Hear it straight from a Husky! In this live session, you’ll hear directly from current UW engineering students about their experiences in the College of Engineering.

5:30 - 6 p.m. Summer Health Professions Education Program

Are you interested in a career in the health professions? In this pre-recorded 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.

Thursday, October 15

4 - 4:30 p.m. Ask a Husky student panel

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.

4:30 - 5 p.m. College of Engineering - Direct to College

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

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

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.

5 - 5:30 p.m. College of the Environment

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.

5:30 - 6 p.m. College of Built Environments

In this pre-recorded session with live chat, you’ll learn more about the College of Built Environment’s 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.

5:30 - 6 p.m. Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Live Q + A

Friday, October 16

4 -4:30 p.m. Undergraduate Research

At the UW, research is within reach. 9,045 students participated in research in 2017-18 and not just in STEM fields. In this live session, you’ll learn how UW students explore their interests, apply their learning, contribute to the creation of new knowledge and share their findings.

4:30 - 5 p.m. Foster School of Business

A quality business education remains one of the most sought-after and useful degrees available today, and the Foster School of Business Undergraduate Program is regarded one of the best in the country. In this pre-recorded session with live chat, you’ll learn more about the undergraduate admissions process, curriculum offerings and more.

4:30 - 5 p.m. School of Public Health

School of Public Health students are motivated to improve the health of communities locally and globally. Our programs include Environmental Health, Food Systems, Health Informatics and Health Information Management and Public Health–Global Health. Join this chat with our advisers to get your questions answered.

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

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.

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

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, learn more about computer science and the freshman direct to the Allen School admission process.