About Us

Mission

Orientation & Transition Programs facilitate student engagement and student success for students in transition by developing and connecting students to resources, people, and opportunities.

Our Values (How we approach our Work)

Collaboration

To best serve our students, we openly engage with campus partners to garner their strengths and expertise to create a holistic UW Bothell experience that contributes to student success.

Community

Together we are stronger!  We foster meaningful connections that bring people together to challenge and learn from one another in the greater pursuit of shared goals.

Diversity

We create an unconditionally welcoming environment that allows students to embrace and understand the diversity within the UW Bothell community by providing programs centered on inclusivity.

Excellence

We strive for continued development of programs and staff that help to create best practices in the field of Orientation, Transition, and Retention.

Innovation

We creatively evolve our programs and initiatives through responsible experimentation and reflection to meet the ever changing needs and priorities of our students.  

Integrity

Through honesty and transparency, we ground our work in measurable outcomes that allow us to stand by our programs effectiveness and impact. 

Respect

We practice and foster a campus culture that recognizes the humanity and the life experience of all people in our community and that gives dignity to people through consideration and civil discourse.

Our three pillars (programmatic priorities)

Our goal is to inspire and engage students undergoing transitions in college by providing resources and programs that increase retention by helping students develop and have an optimal college experience.  Peer-to-peer mentorship is integral to many of our initiatives.  Our programs address:

 Academic Enrichment and Achievement   

  • Helping students reach milestones
  • improve academic success strategies
  • intentional academic planning
  • Career oriented readiness
  • instill and culture of inquiry and civil discourse

Community and Social Acclimation

  • Making and maintaining friendships
  • Extracurricular involvement
  • Cultural adjustments
  • Interpersonal development
  • Civic Engagement
  • Developing support systems

Life Skills

  • Finding balance
  • Work ethic and ethical reasoning
  • Choosing our focus
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Goal setting
  • Time management
  • Confidence and resiliency building
  • Cultural humility

Contact Us

Phone: 425.352.5266
Email: uwbotp@uw.edu

Hours:
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

Office: UW1 Welcome Desk

Address:
18115 Campus Way NE
Box 358555
Bothell, WA 98011-8246

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