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New faces, new energy on campus

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A number of the new students at the University of Washington Bothell say they like its walkable size, smaller classes and the opportunity for learning relationships with professors.

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Class of 2022 arriving at UW Bothell

Group of new students on sports field

Groups of new students are learning about college life and the UW Bothell campus this summer as the Office of Orientation & Transition welcomes about 750 to 800 first-year students and about the same number of transfers.

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Belonging means believing in college

The three University of Washington campuses implemented a “social belonging” program with student orientation. Researchers have found that students who feel they belong on campus are more connected, more productive and more likely to graduate.

 

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Mentoring offered to new students

When new first-year and transfer students register for their orientation this summer, they’ll be asked whether they’d welcome mentoring by a faculty or staff member or a student peer in these groups: LGBTQ, veterans, first-generation, interfaith, international, students with children, and students with disabilities.

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