Fall 2018 International Welcome Weeks Schedule
Most new international students should plan to arrive in Seattle between September 10-19 to attend your Embark session and other International Welcome Weeks events
F-1 and J-1 visa regulations require you to report to campus after you arrive in Seattle. Before your Embark session, you must report your local address and submit your immigration documents online to International Student Services.
Plan your schedule by checking out the full International Welcome Weeks schedule.
FIUTS send pre-arrival emails weekly starting approximately two months before your orientation program. These are also archived online.
Read our Frequently Asked Questions.
Are you a freshman participating in the Early Fall Start (EFS) program? A special Embark session for EFS international students will take place on August 19.
If you are a freshman or transfer student, you are required to complete a First Year Programs (FYP) Advising & Orientation (A&O) program.
Most International Welcome Weeks events are included; however, some social events require an additional fee and a ticket if you choose to participate. Tickets for these activities can be purchased in the FIUTS Welcome Lounge.
The UW Alumni Association will be hosting several International Student Send-Offs in countries around the world from July 21 to August 13. View their website for information about events in Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Indonesia.