First Year Students

First Year Student Visits

Novel coronavirus and COVID-19 update:

Campus tours, in-person admission information sessions, and in-person advising appointments will not be held until further notice. The latest scheduing information, including opportunities for virtual information sessions and appointments, will be posted on

Attend an online UW Bothell information session:

An online information session provides you with the same overview of our academic programs, student support services and application process that you would normally receive in an on-campus session. To register for an online information session, please click on your preferred date below: 

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.


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Go on a Campus Tour

Take a tour of our campus led by our student ambassadors!

  • When: Monday – Thursday (except holidays)
  • Time: 10 AM and 2 PM
  • Length: Typical visits last about an hour

Register for a tour

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Attend an Information Session

Every Friday, at 10 AM and 2 PM, we offer a general info session where we give an overview of our academic programs, student support services, and the application process.

Register for an info session

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Make an Advising Appointment

Meet with your First Year Admissions Advisor during a scheduled advising appointment to discuss:

  • The application process
  • Your intended major and goals
  • Benefits of UW Bothell

Request an advising appointment

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Walk-In Advising Appointments

In addition, our office also offers Walk-In Advising for students with quick questions and immediate needs during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday; 9 AM - 12 PM; 1 PM - 4 PM

Walk-in appointments cannot be guaranteed, but based on staff availability, will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. We are closed during major holidays.