Center for International Education

Alumni & OPT Students

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. -William Arthur Ward

Congratulations on your graduation! This is a big milestone for you, and CIE is very proud of you! The following are helpful resources to guide you through the next steps as you prepare for your next big steps!

commencement-(1).JPG Sign up to Attend UW Bothell Commencement

 Make sure to register to participate in the commencement ceremony which takes place in  June. 


 UW Bothell Diploma

 * Your UW Diploma will be mailed to your permanent address (by default). To have the diploma mailed to your local U.S. address follow this directions in MyUW. To make changes to your permanent address, complete the Address Update Form.
* Request a Certified Electronic Diploma (CeDiploma).
                             * Request a replacement of your UW diploma from UW Seattle Office of the Registrar.
                             * How to get your  UW diploma recognized with the Chinese government.
                             * Questions? Email & visit UW Registrar diploma information.

Join the UWB International Student Group

Networking is a fantastic and effective strategy to help you find internship and job opportunities in the U.S. and back in your home country. Join this special group to connect with UW Bothell international student alum!

 Inviting Family & Friends to the U.S.

 If your family and/or friends plan to come to the U.S. to visit you or attend the graduation ceremony, you can help them apply for a Tourist (B) visa. 

 Job Hunting Resource Just for UW International Students

This resource is available especially to help UW international students who are looking for jobs either in the U.S., called GoinGlobal. Use your UW NETID to log in to these resources.  

 Join UW Alumni Association and a UW International Huskies Group

 Being part of the UW Alumni Association has many benefits and discounts. We also encourage you  to connect with our UW Bothell Alumni Association and visit their Facebook page ! Huskies can  be found across the United States and around the world. Browse the UW International Alumni Map to see  our regional and international alumni groups.

UW Bothell Encore! Lectures

Offered through UW Bothell Office of Alumni Engagement, these lectures are an opportunity for UW retirees to share their experience and knowledge to the campus community. We encourage you and your family to watch Dr. Buck's lecture and Dr. Wood's lecture