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2020 Welcome Week

Live Events

September 25th-October 9th

 

September 25th October 3rd
September  26th October 4th
September 27th October 5th
September 28th October 6th
September 29th October 7th
September 30th October 8th
October 1st October 9th
October 2nd  

The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, and activities. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks before each event to departments hosting each Welcome Week event.  Hosts contact information are listed in the event descriptions.

 

If you have tech difficulty for an event, please contact the host listed for the event or the tech support contact listed in the event description.

 Legend:  Image result for housing icon Housing Residents Only   Image result for first-year iconNew Students Only (First-Year & Transfer)  Image result for globe iconInternational Students only

Friday, September 25th

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

7:30-8:30pm

 

Name That Tune

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Connect with the Resident Advisors to Name that Tune! Log onto the Residential Life Discord Server to learn more under #welcomeweek2020. You can participate in this event before you move in! The hall that participates the most across all Galactic Welcome Week events will engage in a virtual cupcake party #battleoftheplanets #goodluck

HOST: Residential Life

Email: kksandhu@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.5398

Residents will receive a link through Discord

Saturday, September 26th

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

7:30-8:30 pm

 

Kahoot Trivia Night

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Connect with the Resident Advisors for Kahoot Trivia Night! Log onto the Residential Life Discord Server to learn more under #welcomeweek2020. You can participate in this event before you move in! The hall that participates the most across all Galactic Welcome Week events will engage in a virtual cupcake party #battleoftheplanets #goodluck

HOST: Residential life

Email: kksandhu@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.5398

Residents will receive a link through Discord

Sunday, September 27th

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

11:00 am-12:00 pm

Convocation

The University of Washington Bothell will kick off the 2020-2021 Academic Year with Convocation! Convocation is a formal academic ceremony that welcomes all incoming first year and transfer students to our campus community. Faculty, staff, alumni, current students, and family are also invited to Convocation to celebrate our new students and the start of another school year.

HOST: Advancement

Email:  uwbgrads@uw.edu Phone:  425.352.3642

  Register

1:00-2:00 pm

Student Veteran Association

The SVA will be welcoming incoming and returning students and highlighting programs that benefit them throughout the year.

HOST: Student Veteran Association

Email: Phone:

Register

7:30-8:30 pm

 

Space Bingo

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Play Space Bingo with the Resident Astronauts (RAs)! Log onto the Residential Life Discord Server to learn more under #welcomeweek2020.

HOST: Residential Life

Email: kksandhu@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.5398

Residents will receive a link through Discord

Monday, September 28th

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

10:00am-6:00pm

ARC Carnival: Birthday Party

IT'S OUR BIRTHDAY AND YOU ARE INVITED! Celebrate the ARC's 5th birthday and the start of a new school year with us! There will be trivia, virtual lip sync battle, playlist bingo, special cooking tutorial, scavenger hunt, prizes, gifts, music, and more virtual birthday fun all week long!

HOST: Campus Events Board, Cascadia Event & Advocacy Board, Activities & Recreation, Health & Wellness & Reaction, Kodiak Cave

Email: Phone

Register

10:00-10:45 am

Crafting Effective Resumes

What is needed to craft an effective resume? UW Bothell Career Services will review strategies and resources to structure and tailor your resume to meet the needs of employers.

HOST: Career Services

Email: career@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.3706 

Register

11:00-11:45 am

Developing Effective Intership & Job Serach Strategies

How should I be looking for jobs/internships right now? UW Bothell Career Services will explore effective job/internship search strategies, such as: networking, informational interview and job search resources available to UW Bothell students.

HOST: Career Services

Email: career@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.3706 

Register

11:00 am-12:00pm

High Impact Learning: The Key to College Success

Hear from current UW Bothell students about their experiences with community-based learning, study abroad, undergraduate research and the Makerspace! These “high-impact” learning practices significantly increase student retention and engagement in college. Join our session to connect with your peers and for the chance to win some UW Bothell swag!

HOST: Connected Learning

Email: uwbcblr@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.5450 

Register

12:00-12:45 pm

Getting the Most Out of Your

93% of recruiters use LinkedIn to research and recruit candidates! UW Bothell Career Services will review best practices for exploring career paths, building your profile, connecting with alumni/employers, and searching for new career opportunities.

HOST: Career Services

Email: career@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.3706 

Register 

12:30-1:30 pm

 

Meet and Greet for First Gen

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Are you a first-gen student or ally? Join us for some games, a chance to build community, and to find out what it means to be a part of our New Student Network!

HOST: Orientation & Transition Programs

Email: otp@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5266

Register 

2:00-3:00 pm

DRS Drop-in Q&A

Have questions about Disability Resources for Students? Visit one of our virtual Zoom drop-in sessions for information about accessibility services at UW Bothell. Monday or Tuesday (Sep. 28 or 29) 2:00-3:00 pm or Wednesday or Thursday (Sep. 30 or Oct. 1) 10:00-11:00 am.

HOST: Disability Resources for Students

Email: uwbdrs@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5426

Please email uwbdrs@uw.edu to receive the Zoom link for the session you want to attend.

3:00-4:00 pm

 

Womxn in STEM Social Gathering

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Welcome to WIS's first event! This is a chance to get to know your fellow network members and leads. Join us for some fun and find out what it means to be a part of our New Student Network!

HOST: Orientation & Transition Programs

Email: otp@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5266

Register

3:30-4:15 pm

UWBasics

Students will be introduced to academic and career resources available while attending college at UW Bothell. UW Basics will attempt to give new students suggestions and tools to best adapt to being a college student UW Bothell.

HOST: Office of Student Success

Email: kmm1101@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.3405

Register 

7:30-8:30 pm

 

Living on Campus - Student Panel

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Want to learn more about what living on campus looks like? Come join our Resident Astronauts and Stellar Panelists to learn more about their housing experiences. Log onto the Residential Life Discord Server to learn more under #welcomeweek2020. You can participate in this event before you move in! The hall that participates the most across all Galactic Welcome Week events will engage in a virtual cupcake party #battleoftheplanets #goodluck

HOST: Residential Life

Email: kksandhu@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.5398

Residents will receive a link through Discord

Tuesday, September 29th

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

10:00-10:45 am

Developing Effective Internship & Job Search Strategies

How should I be looking for jobs/internships right now? UW Bothell Career Services will explore effective job/internship search strategies, such as: networking, informational interview and job search resources available to UW Bothell students.

HOST: Career Services

Email: career@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.3706 

Register

11:00-11:45 am

Crafting Effective Resumes

What is needed to craft an effective resume? UW Bothell Career Services will review strategies and resources to structure and tailor your resume to meet the needs of employers.

HOST: Career Services

Email: career@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.3706 

Register 

12:00-1:00 pm

 

Students of Color: Spyfall Game Event

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Join us in this competive secret operation as we try to find the hidden spy. Hop into some comfy clothes, bring a tasty snack, come meet your fellow new students at UWB, and learn more about your NSN .

HOST: Orientation & Transition Programs

Email: otp@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5266

Register

1:00-1:45 pm

Handshake 101:

What is Handshake and how will it help in a job serach?

Handshake is the UW's FREE online job and internship search system. UW Bothell Career Services will review strategies for maximizing your profile to support your full-time/part-time job and internship search.

HOST: Career Services

Email: career@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.3706 

Register

2:00-3:00 pm

DRS Drop-in Q&A

Have questions about Disability Resources for Students? Visit one of our virtual Zoom drop-in sessions for information about accessibility services at UW Bothell. Monday or Tuesday (Sep. 28 or 29) 2:00-3:00 pm or Wednesday or Thursday (Sep. 30 or Oct. 1) 10:00-11:00 am.

HOST: Disability Resources for Students

Email: uwbdrs@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5426

Please email uwbdrs@uw.edu to receive the Zoom link for the session you want to attend.

2:30-4:30 pm

Beyond the Ballot: Engaging in Activist Work after Elections

Workshop and discussion on how UWB students can engage in civics beyond voting, because voting is a privilege and not a right. Topics: what virtual civic engagement looks like, highlighting UWB organizations doing civic engagement work.

HOST: Achieving Community Transformation

Email:  uwbcblr@uw.edu  Phone:   425.352.5450 

Tech Support: sad23@uw.edu

Register 

5:00-7:00 pm

 

Q&A with Global

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New International student to UW Bothell? Come and meet International

HOST: Center for International Education

Email:  uwbintl@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.3876

Tech Support:  jgruver@uw.edu

Register

TBA

ARC Carnival: Birthday Virtual Playist Bingo

Continue the ARC 5th birthday and new school year fun with Cascadia's Events & Advocacy Board (EAB) and virtual playlist bingo!

HOST: Student Engagement & Activities, Campus Events Board, Cascadia Event & Advocacy Board, Activities & Recreation, Health & Wellness & Reaction, Kodiak Cave

Email:  Phone:

Tech Support: eab@cascadia.edu

Register

Wednesday, September 30th *First Day of Classes*

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

10:00-11:00 am

DRS Drop-in Q&A

Have questions about Disability Resources for Students? Visit one of our virtual Zoom drop-in sessions for information about accessibility services at UW Bothell. Monday or Tuesday (Sep. 28 or 29) 2:00-3:00 pm or Wednesday or Thursday (Sep. 30 or Oct. 1) 10:00-11:00 am.

HOST:  Diability Resources for Students

Email: uwbdrs@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5426

Please email uwbdrs@uw.edu to receive the Zoom link for the session you want to attend.

10:00 am-12:00 pm

Academic Learning Center (QSC & WaCC)

Join us for animals and academic tutoring! Learn about how the QSC and WaCC can support you in your academic endeavors and meet our pets (or stuffed animals) too!”

HOST: Office of Student Success

Email:  Phone:

TBA

1:00-2:00 pm

 

Space Coloring / Painting Party

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Ready to color or paint in space? Log onto the Residential Life Discord Server to learn more under #welcomeweek2020. The hall that participates the most across all Galactic Welcome Week events will engage in a virtual cupcake party #battleoftheplanets #goodluck

HOST: Residential Life

Email: kksandhu@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.5398

Residents will receive a link through Discord

5:30-7:00 pm

ARC Carnival: CEB Vitrtual Lip Sync Battle, Birtdhay Volume

Let’s celebrate the ARC's 5th birthday and the start of new school year by showcasing your lip syncing talents (no actually singing talent required) in group lip syncing and hanging out with CEB and new friends! You’ll get to compete for the chance to win prizes, maybe get the coveted Golden Microphone, and sing a very “Happy Birthday” to the ARC.

HOST: Student Engagement & Activities, Campus Events Board

Email:  Phone:

Tech Support: uwb-ceb@uw.edu

Register

Thursday, October 1st

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

10:00-11:00 am

DRS Drop-in Q&A

Have questions about Disability Resources for Students? Visit one of our virtual Zoom drop-in sessions for information about accessibility services at UW Bothell. Monday or Tuesday (Sep. 28 or 29) 2:00-3:00 pm or Wednesday or Thursday (Sep. 30 or Oct. 1) 10:00-11:00 am.

HOST: Disability Resources for Students

Email: uwbdrs@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5426

Please email uwbdrs@uw.edu to receive the Zoom link for the session you want to attend.

11:00 am-12:00 pm

 

ARC Programming Q&A

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Learn about Fitness, Intramural Activities, and Outdoor Wellness

HOST: Activies and Recreation Center

Register

12:00-1:00 pm

 

Macaroni Blast Off!

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Cook Macaroni with the Resident Astronauts for lunch! Log onto the Residential Life Discord Server to learn more under #welcomeweek2020. The hall that participates the most across all Galactic Welcome Week events will engage in a virtual cupcake party #battleoftheplanets #goodluck

HOST: Residential Life

Email: kksandhu@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.5398

Residents will receive a link through Discord

1:30-2:30 pm

Dialogue Dawgs Kick-Off!

Are you missing being on campus and making new friends? Dialogue Dawgs is just the fix! Play fun games with your classmates, learn more about the new Dialogue Dawgs program, and sign-up to keep the conversation going with your new friends all quarter long. Brought to you by the Social Justice Organizers (SJOs).

HOST: Student Engagement & Activities Social Justice Organizers

Email:  Phone:

Register

2:00-4:00 pm

Student Diveristy Center Virtual Open House

The Student Diversity Center will host a virtual Open house to welcome new and returning students. Join us to learn ways to get involved in the Diversity Center and the resources and programming we have to offer this coming Fall Quarter.

HOST: Student Diversity Center

Email:  idzamora@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.3347

Register

4:00-4:45 pm

ARC Carnival: HaWRC Birthday Surprise Scavenger Hunt

The Health and Wellness Resource Center invites you to join us for our virtual open house and scavenger hunt! Meet the HaWRC staff, and see if you can spot all of the birthday party decorations hiding out in our office. Everyone who takes part will be entered to win prizes!

HOST: Health & Wellness Resrouce Center in collaboration with Student Engagement & Activities Campus Events Board (CEB), Activities & Recreation Center (ARC), Cascadia Evetns & Advocacy Board (EAB), Kodiak Cave

Email:  Phone:

Tech Support:  joblue@uw.edu

Register

5:45-6:45 pm

Husky Hangout with ASUWB

Welcome Huskies! Whether you are a first-year, international, transfer, commuter, or returning student, we invite you to connect and engage with other students from campus along with your asuwb representatives. Join us for games, fun conversations and lots of laughs as we welcome Fall 2020!

HOST: Associated Student of the University of Washington Bothel (ASUWB)

Email:  Phone:

Tech Support: asuwbdm@uw.edu

Register 

 Friday, October 2nd

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

11:00 am-12:30 pm

ARC Carnival: ARC & Programs Birthday Trivia

It's our 5th birthday and you're invited! Test your skills at trivia with the ARC! Join us for rounds of trivia and prizes at 11am on Friday October 2nd. 

HOST: Activities & Recreation Center

Email:  Phone:

Tech Support: mlbusch@uw.edu

Register

12:00-12:30 pm

Resilience Through Remote Mindfulness

Come learn techniques to help you build your own resilience! While you are here you will also learn about a way to continue to learn and grow in mindfulness practices this year.

HOST: School of Nursing and Health Studies

Email:  Phone: 425.352.5175

Tech Support:

Register 

2:00-3:00 pm

 

Student of Low Income Shindig

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Students who identify with our NSN or want to be an ally will get the chance to meet one another and learn more about resources for their demographic. This will be set through a series of fun collaborative activities! Join us to find out what it means to be a part of our New Student Network!

HOST: Orientation & Transition Programs

Email: otp@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5266

Register 

2:00-3:00 pm

The Dub Connection: Speed Mentoring with Physic Faculty

This 60-90 minute virtual event will pair each student with a member of the physics faculty for 5 minutes to talk about research interests, what it takes to be successful in the program, grad school and career prep, etc. Once the 5 minutes are up, students will be shifted down the line, paired with a new member of faculty, repeating until the circuit is complete.

HOST: The Physics and Astoromy Club

Email:  Phone

Register

3:30-4:30 pm

Playfair | the ULTIMATE icebreak

This high-spirited, high-energy event is your chance to connect with fellow Huskies, make friends, laugh and become a part of the virtual UW Bothell community. So great ready to interact and have some fun all from your computer.

HOST: Orientation & Transition Porgrams

Email: otp@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5266

Register 

6:00-7:00 pm

Open Mic Night

Whether you sing, play an instrument, slam poetry, or like to make people laugh, join us for Open Mic Night, hosted by the Student Engagement & Activities Student Media!!

HOST: Student Engagement & Activities Student Media

Email:  Phone:

Tech Support:  UWave Radio on Instagram, @uwaveradio

Register

7:00-8:00 pm

 

Galactic Baking Social

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Bake some space cake with the Resident Astronauts! Log onto the Residential Life Discord Server to learn more under #welcomeweek2020. The hall that participates the most across all Galactic Welcome Week events will engage in a virtual cupcake party #battleoftheplanets #goodluck

HOST: Residential Life

Email: kksandhu@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.5398

Residents will receive a link through Discord

 Saturday, October 3rd

No Live Events today. Try an On Demand Event!

Sunday, October 4th

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

2:00-3:00 pm

 

Is this Hogwarts or UWB?

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Join us for a meet and greet for students with dependents to get to know one another and your network leads. Take the Buzzfeed Harry Potter House Quiz, have a fun time playing some trivia, and find out what it means to be a part of our New Student Network!

HOST: Orietnation & Transition Programs

Email: otp@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5266

Register 

4:00-5:00 pm

 

LGBTQ+Social

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LGBTQ+ students and allies can get together and meet one another through fun games. Join us and find out what it means to be a part of our New Student Network!

HOST: Orientation & Transition Programs

Email: otp@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5266

Register

Monday, October 5th

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

3:00-4:00 pm

Better Budgeting | Brought to you by BECU

Do you want to fine tune your spending, reduce your debt or save more money? This seminar teaches principles, practices and skills of good money management that will make your financial life easier and help you reach your goals. Come and learn how to create your personalized spending plan.

HOST: BECU & Orientaion & Transition Programs

Email: otp@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5266

Register 

4:00-5:00 pm

 

Interantional Student Fall Kickoff

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International students will get a chance to hangout and get to know each other before the craziness of fall quarter begins! Come have fun, build community, and find out what it means to be a part of our New Student Network!

HOST: Orientation & Transition Programs

Email: otp@uw.edu  Phone:  425.352.5266

Register

Tuesday, October 7th

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

10:00-10:45 am

How to Prepare for Fall Career Fair via Handshake (Q/Q session)

Our fall career fairs will be virtual through Handshake. Registering and preparing is key to your success. Learn and ask questions on how you can be prepared for the All-Industries and Tech & Engineering Career Fairs.

HOST: Career Services

Email: career@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.3706 

Register 

11:45 am-12:45 pm

SEA Lunch & Learn: Cooking with CEB & Husky Pantry

Join CEB and our special guest, Alicia Christian of the Husky Pantry to learn how to make [insert name of dish], a quick and easy recipe using ingredients that you can find at the Pantry! The tutorial will be followed by open Q&A, more information on where to find ingredients, how to access the Pantry, and hangout time with CEB and friends.

HOST: Student Engagement & Activities, Campus Events Board, HaWRC Husky Pantry

Email:  Phone:

Register 

 Wednesday, October 8th

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

3:30-4:15 pm

Handsake / LinkedIn Lab:  Strategies for developing your profiles

UW Bothell Career Services will review strategies for maximizing your Handshake and LinkedIn profiles to support your full-time/part-time job and internship search.

HOST: Career Services

Email: career@uw.edu  Phone: 425.352.3706 

Register 

6:00-8:00 pm

Drag BINGO

Celebrate National Coming Out Day at Drag BINGO! Queens AleksaManila and Londyn Bradshaw will be gracing our screens with performances, humor and knowledge to mark the holiday. Plus, there will be prizes! All are welcome, and while attending in drag is encouraged, it is not required :)

HOST: Student Engagemetn & Activites

Email:  Phone: 

Tech Support:  bdemyer@uw.edu

Register 

Thursday, October 9th

Time

Program Title

Description

Registration Link

10:00am-6:00pm

UWB 30th Anniversary Celebration

Let's celebrate the 30th anniversary of the University of Washington Bothell with some fun activities and more!

HOST: UWB Advancement, Student Engagement & Activities Campus Evetns Board

Email:  Phone:  

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