July 9, 2014

New Registration Tutorials Available

New to Registration at UW or just need a refresher? View the latest tutorial video from the Registrar team. You will learn how to access registration functions, how to add courses, how to drop courses, and what common registration errors mean. Additionally, we have made available registration simulations by campus that allow you to try… Read More


December 13, 2012

New Academic Planning Tool Available for Students

For those of us who did not attend college during the internet age the process of planning out one’s academic program usually involved a paper and pen, a printed course catalog, phone calls, and of course meetings with advisers. As computer use grew, other tools became available such as departmental websites, Excel, and Google Docs…. Read More


December 4, 2012

Streamlining the Hardship Withdrawal Process

As part of our ongoing effort to reduce paper-use and enhance access for students, the Office of the Registrar is pleased to announce the launch of a new online Hardship Withdrawal form for students. The new form, crafted by the Office of the Registrar’s Public Information Specialist and the Registrar’s Web Developer, reduces the handling… Read More


April 23, 2013

New Course Notification Tool

Notify.UW is a new service now available to all students at all campuses that lets you know when a course you are interested opens or closes. Students can sign up for email or SMS text alerts at http://notify.uw.edu. Information about the service and registration policies can be found at: http://depts.washington.edu/registra/learning/notify View the video below to… Read More


February 5, 2013

FERPA: The law you think you know, until you don’t

I know what FERPA means, but please remind me again The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act is a topic most of us are familiar with as staff. FERPA was established in 1974 and protects the privacy of student education records. FERPA guarantees several rights to students in regards to their education records including: The… Read More