Congratulations and welcome, new Husky!
Congratulations and welcome to Universtiy of Washington Bothell! You are now a member of our Husky family!
Take some time to celebrate your achievement. Being admitted to UW Bothell is an accomplishment and another step towards making your dreams a reality.
Now that you're admitted, what should you do next?
Please see below for a list of tasks to complete now that you've been admitted to UW Bothell. Steps one and two are optional, but recommended. Steps three through eight are required for all students intending to accept their offer of admission from UW Bothell.
Step 1: Attend an admissions event
Attending an admissions event is a great way to meet future classmates and preview student life on campus.
As part of the collective effort to combat COVID-19, all on-campus visit programs are suspended, but we're still available to help you experience campus through virtual events.
View upcoming events
Step 2: Apply for Financial Aid
If you are seeking assistance to help fund your education, consider applying for financial aid. If you've already done so, great! If not, please review the UW Bothell Financial Aid webpage for more details.
Applying for financial aid is a separate application than the one you submitted to be a student at UW Bothell. The buttons below link directly to the federal FAFSA and WASFA* financial aid applications. Remember, the priority application deadline is January 15 of each year, but you can still apply for financial aid after the deadline.
FAFSA Application WASFA Application*
*WA state financial aid for undocumented individuals and other select applicants
Step 3: Create your UW NetID
Your UW NetID is your key to accessing UW services — from accepting your admission offer to registering for classes. It will also be used to create your UW email address: You’ll just add @uw.edu.
Once you set up your NetID, it can’t be changed, so pick something you’ll want to use for all purposes!
You will use your UW NetID to complete step four.
Learn how to create your UW NetID
Step 4: Accept your admission offer & pay the $100 deposit
To accept your admission offer from UW Bothell, you must submit a non-refundable $100 deposit. Once you start taking classes, this $100 will be credited toward your first quarter’s tuition at UW Bothell. If you don't end up coming to UW Bothell, this deposit cannot be refunded.
First year students must confirm their enrollment by May 1.
Transfer students must confirm their enrollment within 20 days of the date on your admission letter
Confirm your enrollment in UW Bothell
Returning UW Bothell students are not required to pay the $100 deposit, but still must confirm their enrollment.
Step 5: Register for new student orientation
As a new student, you're required to complete a series of advising and orientation sessions where you'll learn more about the UW Bothell campus, meet new friends, and register for your first quarter classes with the help of an Advisor.
Before attending Orientation, please complete your directed self-placement tests for Composition and Math in step six.
Learn more about UWB Orientation
Step 6: Complete your
Directed Self-Placement tests
Directed self-placement at UW Bothell allows you to choose your own course level to meet the University’s first-year Composition and Math requirements. In each directed self-placement test, you'll learn the demands of each course level and reflect on which is the best choice for you to be successful as a student at UW Bothell.
Complete the Composition directed self-placement
Complete the Math directed self-placement
Step 7: Submit your final official transcripts to UW Bothell
It's likely that you were admitted to UW Bothell with courses still in progress (e.g. if you applied as a first year student, you were likely admitted before you finished your final year of high school).
Once your in-progress courses are complete and graded, you must send your official final High School and/or College transcript(s) to the UW Bothell Office of Admissions.
Learn how to send official transcripts to UW Bothell
Step 8: Complete the UW Immunization Requirement
You must submit a completed UW Immunization Form before your first day of class at UW Bothell. If you submit this form late, a hold may be placed on your registration for the next quarter.
Download the Immunization form