We are here to help you explore your options and find the program that is the best fit for your interests and career aspirations.
Explore the pages in this section and contact the College of the Environment Pre-Major Adviser, Christen Foehring at firstname.lastname@example.org, to set up an advising appointment.
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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.
- Schedule an Advising Appointment
- Plan a Visit
- Apply to UW and Declare a Major
- Explore Majors
- Meet Our Students
- Scholarships and Funding
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!
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.
The next First Thursday information session is:
UW Environment Insider: The Student Experience
Thursday, May 4, 3-4 p.m., Mary Gates Hall, room 085
Meet current College of the Environment students and learn about their experiences. Hear the student perspective on choosing a college, selecting a major, and undergraduate research, as well as student advice for prospective students.
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.
The next First Wednesday online webinar is:
Ask a UW Environment Student
Wednesday, May 3, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Join this dynamic duo of College of the Environment students for an open discussion about majors, courses, research, internships and student clubs.
Alexis Harper, Oceanography major
Kearstin Williams, Environmental Science & Terrestrial Resource Management major
Visit the College of the Environment booth at one of these upcoming transfer fairs.
South Seattle College Transfer Fair
Tuesday, May 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
South Seattle Community College, Jerry Brockey Building, Room B
Bellevue COLLEGE TRANSFER FAIR
Thursday, May 25, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Bellevue College, Cafeteria
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.
Check out the College of the Environment calendar of events for more upcoming events and activities.
Important dates and deadlines
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