We are here to help you explore your options and find the program that is the best fit for your interests and career aspirations.


Photo: students and lakeConsidering a College of the Environment major?

Explore the pages in this section and contact the College of the Environment Pre-Major Adviser, Christen Foehring at coenvadv@uw.edu, to set up an advising appointment.

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Advising appointments

We encourage prospective students to schedule an advising appointment to explore our majors and find the program that is the best match. Parents and family members are welcome to join prospective students for these meetings. If you are unable to travel to campus, we are happy to arrange phone or Skype advising sessions. Normal office hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. PST. Appointments set up in advance are recommended.

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Upcoming events for future students

These events are designed to help you consider the opportunities with the College of the Environment and prepare for your UW Environment experience. Feel free to attend one or more sessions!

Future Student Visit Day

Friday, August 18, 2017

Visit Day is for rising high school juniors and seniors, as well as prospective transfer students, who want to get a genuine sense of the UW Environment undergraduate experience.

Learn more and register for Future Student Visit Day 2017

First Thursday Information Sessions

These information sessions occur on campus on the first Thursday of every month during the academic year from 3-4 p.m. and are designed to pair with visit options from the Office of Admissions such as Transfer Thursday (1:30-2:30 p.m.) or the Campus Tour and Freshman Info Session (9-11 a.m.). RSVPs are encouraged, but we always welcome walk-ins. Family members are welcome to join us for these events, too.

First Thursday information sessions will resume in October 2017.

First Wednesday Online Webinars

These virtual information sessions are perfect for students who are unable to visit the UW campus in person. Webinars are offered throughout the academic year, on the first Wednesday of every month, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. PST. Advanced RSVP is required to receive a link to the webinar.

First Wednesday online webinars will resume in October 2017.

Other events

Check out the College of the Environment calendar of events for more upcoming events and activities.

Important dates and deadlines

Apply to UW

The UW application is currently closed. The freshman application for Autumn 2018 opens on September 1 and closes November 15, 2017. Check here for upcoming transfer deadlines.