International Welcome Weekend

Welcome to Summer Quarter at the University of Washington! FIUTS International Welcome Weekend officially begins on Friday, June 21, 2019, with additional activities through the weekend.

New international students starting in Summer Quarter 2019 are advised to arrive in Seattle before June 21. All new international students on F-1 or J-1 visas at the University of Washington are required to attend one Embark session, during which you will connect with other new and returning students, prepare for your cultural transition to the UW and U.S., and complete your compulsory immigration check-in process. Embark for Summer 2019 will be on Friday, June 21. Please register to confirm your attendance and share your preferred name. Please note: The Embark session has moved to HUB room 145.

In addition to attending Embark, you also need to update your local address and submit your immigration documents to International Student Services (ISS) online when you arrive in the United States.

You will receive weekly e-mails starting approximately two months before International Welcome Weekend on topics such as Embark details, checking in at the UW, and transportation. These emails will also be archived online.

Have a question about FIUTS International Welcome Weekend? Visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page or contact us!

SUMMER 2019 International Welcome Weekend Schedule