Garrett Nelson


Position: Transfer Advisor & Recruiter
Phone: (425) 352-5422

Programs: Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences and Interactive Media Design

Hometown: Castle Rock, WA

Education: Central Washington University, B.A. in Psychology; Western Illinois University, M.S. in College Student Personnel

Favorite Movies: "Hocus Pocus" and "The Fifth Element"

Favorite TV Shows: "Pose," "The Good Place," "The Great British Breaking Show," and "Drag Race"

Favorite Books: Anything by Berne Brown. I also enjoy sci-fi and fantasy books.

Favorite Sports Team: I don't like sports enough to have a favorite team.

Favorite College Experience: Being an Orientation Leader and getting to spend all summer with my coworkers meeting our incoming students. I promise you it is a lot more fun than it sounds.

Favorite WA Activity: Beachcombing!

Main Attraction at UW Bothell: The Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

Advice for Transfer Students: Do not wait until the last minute to submit your application. If something comes in late, it may impact your admissions decision so get things done as early as possible.

Fun Fact: I once ran into John Barrowman on accident and didn’t notice who it was until much later.