Incoming Students

Welcome to the UW Bothell MA in Cultural Studies!

Announcements

Time to Submit your Student Profile! On our Current Students page, we maintain a set of student profiles consisting of a short bio and a digital photo.  These profiles facilitate students' introductions to one another, within and across cohorts, and also help the program faculty get to know you.

Introduce you to your peers and the program by submitting your biographical information and a digital photograph of your choosing!

Submit your Profile and Photo 

Please note: The dropbox for your profile is a UW Google Form.  To submit your profile, you will need to set up your UW Google Suite and log in via your UW NetID.  This lets the Google Form recognize you as a "member" and submit materials.

Set up your G Suite and UW email here

Need help?  See instructions here
Still need help?  Email UW Bothell IT helpdesk or call 425-352-3456.

Registration

For information on how to register for classes, visit the Cultural Studies registration page.

UW Immunization Requirements. As a public health measure, the University of Washington requires verification of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) and Meningococcal Quadrivalent (A,C,Y,W-135) immunity for students matriculating at the UW for the first time. Specific requirements are a function of your age and program. Students must submit proof of immunity in order to enroll in classes on any campus at the UW.  

See details for your specific requirements here. You can submit your documentation online.  Please note that processing can take 3-5 weeks. Act now to ensure that your registration is not delayed. 

U501 Graduate School Orientation

University 501 (U501) is a self-guided, online resource designed for UW graduate and professional students at all three campuses. It is intended to help prepare you for your arrival and entry into graduate study at the University of Washington.

U501 is open to all incoming and current graduate students. U501 is hosted on the Canvas platform and available to UW students with a valid NetID. 

U501 has 5 different modules. Each module is made up of several pages with videos, written content, and links to get more information. You may start and stop the modules at any point and continue where you stopped at any time.

  • Module 1: Welcome! So, What Exactly is Graduate Education?
  • Module 2: Preparing for Arrival (Location, Location, Location)
  • Module 3: Nuts & Bolts of Being a Student
  • Module 4: Finding Support When You Need It
  • Module 5: Taking Care of You

Use your UWNetID to log onto U501 now!

Program Communications

Listserv: The IAS graduate office uses a cohort-specific listserv to communicate program information, class information, dates and deadlines, and more. If you wish to use this to communicate with your colleagues, you are welcome to do so, however please keep in mind that the Grad Office staff and the Cultural Studies Director receive these emails. You are also all on an "all MACS students" listserv, this one includes both cohorts of Cultural Studies students.

Funding Announcements: The IAS graduate office also manages an additional email account for funding announcements. From this email address you’ll receive notifications of funding opportunities both within and outside of UW. You may see scholarships, fellowships, internships, jobs, teaching posts, etc. 

Please contact the IAS Graduate Office at iasgrad@uw.edu or 425-352-3406 with questions about the Cultural Studies program.