Orientation & Transition Programs

Welcome to UW Bothell!

Our goal is to facilitate student engagement and student success for students in transition by developing and connecting students to resources, people, and opportunities.

Learn more about Orientation & Transition Programs here.

Congratulations on your decision to attend the University of Washington Bothell! We are very excited that you will be joining us and look forward to helping you create an enriched and fulfilling college experience both inside and outside of the classroom. Your first step to becoming a Husky is completing the Orientation Process.

Ways to support your transition to college

New Student Networks

Find support and community for students with shared identities and unique transitional experiences. You are not alone!

Learn more about networks

Husky Connections

Find your pack. This program is designed to help student make peer connections on campus.

Join a Husky Connection Group

Peer Coaching

Every incoming first year student and pre-major transfer student will receive a peer coach to help support them in their transition to college.

Learn More about Peer Coaching

Welcome Week

Welcome to campus! This campus programing is during the first week of fall quarter.

Plan your Welcome Week Schedule
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OTP Student Leadership Jobs

Orientation & Transition Programs (OTP) is one of the largest student employers on campus. Our student employees help orient and provide coaching and mentorship to new students entering UW Bothell. Our diverse student employees gain many transferrable skills and life long connections with their peers. Orientation & Transition Programs is not just a job, it’s a community!

Learn more about working in OTP