FAQ - orientations
How many orientations do I need to go to?
During your transition to the UW, you will interact with various different offices that each provide orientation services or programs to help you transition to the UW. Each department offers unique programs or services that will help you get started at the UW and succeed both academically and socially.
In addition to FIUTS International Student Orientation, you may need to attend orientations for your department and your program. Please contact the department to which you have been admitted if you are not sure.
All new freshmen and transfer students must participate in a First Year Programs (FYP) Advising & Orientation session. This program connects you with the academic advising resources needed to register for your first quarter schedule at the UW. Early participation ensures the widest selection of course options, and online session options are offered especially for international freshmen.
New international freshmen can choose from A&O: 1 Day Online/1 Day On-Campus or A&O: 2 Day On-Campus.
New international transfer students must attend a Transfer A&O: 1 Day On-Campus.
Freshman participating in Early Fall Start (EFS) can choose to attend a Freshman A&O session especially for EFS students on August 21-22. EFS students are also required to attend FIUTS EFS International Student Orientation on August 20.
Learn more, and register here.