The College of the Environment is committed to making sure you have access to the resources you need to make the most of your student experience.

Eroding-distributaries-EEThere are numerous opportunities to get involved with student groups, study abroad, hands-on research and field work and much more. We also offer unique scholarships and funding opportunities to help offset tuition and other costs. We invite you to explore these pages to help you make the most of your time at the College of the Environment, and stand at the ready to help guide you towards realizing your academic goals. Feel free to contact us for assistance.

Current and prospective undergraduates

Curious about College of the Environment majors? We have an adviser for that! Contact Barbara Owens, undergraduate student services specialist and pre-major adviser, to learn more about our programs and explore which major(s) might be a good fit for you! Schedule an in-person, phone or Skype appointment by emailing

High school juniors and seniors and prospective transfer students are encouraged to visit UW to explore our campus and meet with an adviser in person. Contact Barbara for assistance planning your visit.

Graduate students

If you are a graduate student, check out our guide to Graduate Student Resources to help answer questions about policies, events, ways to get involved and other important topics that will help make your time at UW successful. Please contact us with questions. If are you interested in speaking with an advisor, Anthony Salazar, the Graduate Student Services Specialist, is available for office hours on Wednesdays and Fridays, 9-10 a.m. Reach out at to arrange for Zoom session.