What is Convocation?

Convocation is a formal academic ceremony that welcomes all incoming first-year students to the campus community. This year we have some exciting pre and post ceremony programming for participating students.

2022 Convocation Schedule: Faculty in regalia marching in to the ARC.

10:00 a.m. - Incoming student networking - check in at the campus 'W', you will be directed on where to go

  • First year students meet with meta majors

11:15 a.m. - Convocation Ceremony - Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

12:00 p.m. - Welcome Picnic - Plaza

Learn more about the programs and resources available at UW Bothell!


Associated Students of the
University of Washington Bothell (ASUWB)


Counseling Center


Diversity Center


Student Engagement and Activities (SEA)


Club Council

Messages from UW Bothell Faculty and Staff

"Congratulations, and welcome to UW Bothell!! May your college life be filled with happiness and well-being." Kosuke Niitsu

"We are a community and together we will prevail." Jason M. Naranjo

"Welcome and welcome back to the UW Bothell family!" Alejandro Francetich

"You got this, we believe in you, and we are so happy you are joining us!" Letty Limbach

"Welcome to Bothell! We look forward to meeting you." Alaron Lewis

"Welcome to our UWB community!" Susan L. McNabb

"Welcome to the Husky Family!" Kristen Labrecque

"Welcome to UW Bothell -- we are so glad you are now part of our community!" Marie Blakey

"Welcome to UW Bothell!" Lisa Walker

"Rock on!" Sandeep Krishnamurthy

"Welcome to UW Bothell! Go DAWGS!" Leslie Cornick

"Wishing you a wonderful year of learning at UWB." Linda Eaton

"You matter and we are glad you are here." David Goldstein