First Year Students

College Awareness Day

Novel coronavirus and COVID-19 information:

In accordance with King County Public Health recommendations for large gatherings, College Awareness Day has been postponed.  The latest scheduing information, including opportunities for virtual information sessions and appointments, will be posted on

UW Bothell’s safety website has a campus-specific webpage where you can find regular updates about campus information, resources and plans regarding the novel coronavirus and COVID-19.  

College Awareness Day: a conference for diversity, access & inclusion

College Awareness Day is a day to explore opportunities in higher education and learn about diversity and inclusion.

High school students will connect with UW Bothell students, staff, faculty and community leaders to celebrate our racial and ethnic identities and discuss the importance of diversity in education. 

  • Currently postponed until later date (still to be determined)


event logo with text college awareness day, conference for diversity, access and inclusion

Student affinity groups

We are proud to welcome high school students from all walks of life, as we discuss topics around college awareness and intersectionalities in identity with respect to access and success in higher education.

ACES: Asians Connecting & Empowering StudentsBOLD: Black Opportunity & Leadership DayDALE: Dia de Avanzando Latinx en EducacionPIPE: Pacific Islanders Pursuing EducationRAIN: Reaching American Indian Nations