UW Transfer Student eNewsletter
UW Transfer Student eNewsletter
Winter 2012 | Issue No. 21 
UW VIRTUAL TOUR
TRANSFER THURSDAYS
Thinking about transferring to the UW? If you are, Transfer Thursday is your gateway to transfer information. At a Transfer Thursday session, you can speak to an admissions counselor who will tell you all about applying to the UW. You can also meet with an undergraduate academic advisor who will help you prepare for your intended UW major. Bring your questions and your unofficial transcript(s). It’s one-stop shopping for the prospective transfer student.

Where:
University of Washington
141 Mary Gates Hall

When:
Every Thursday afternoon.
Click here to view the scheduled activities.

For more information:
(206) 543-2550 or click here.
CREDITS
Megan McConnell
Editor

Jennifer Stock
Web Producer

Contributors:
Emily Beyer
Alexandra Brewer
Heather Clineschmidt
JoAnne Edwards
Janet Germeraad
Susan Inman
Julie Johnson
Megan McConnell
Michal Nolte
Meghan Oxley
Mona Pitre-Collins
Melissa Sinclair
Sandra Spadoni
Trina Sterry
Michelle Trudeau
Carlos Williams


The Transfer eNewsletter is a project of UAA Advising.
UAA Advising
141 Mary Gates Hall
Weekdays 8am – 5pm

Minors Roundup: Urban Ecological Design, Paleobiology, ASL, & Climate

We've got a number of new and improved minors available for undergraduates at the University of Washington this year. Read all about 'em! Read more...

Welcome from the Editor

Welcome from the editor

Should I do a minor? What is a minor? Do I have to have a minor? As an adviser at a four-year baccalaureate institution, I hear these questions a lot. And we've opted to give our lead story of this issue, ostensibly the "major" story of the quarter, to...minors. Read more...


Admissions Update

For autumn 2011, the Seattle campus offered admission to 57.2% of all Washington community college applicants. This compares to offer rates of 58.4% for high school applicants, and only 25.0% for applicants from four-year universities. Read more...


For advisers: 24th Annual CC/UW Advising Conference: Save the Date!

Advisers, please mark your calendars for Thursday, March 22, 2012, for the annual Community College/University of Washington Advising Conference, this year to be held in Mary Gates Hall on the UW Seattle campus. Read more...


Pre-Med and Pre-Dent Information Sessions now online

UAA Pre-health Advising has posted Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental information sessions online! They cover many topics of interest to pre-health students, including: prerequisites, holistic preparation for professional school, shadowing, and more. Read more...


What's New in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

At the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS), we study of the planet's oceanic and freshwater environments. We seek to understand the functioning of these systems, foster the sustainable use of resources and develop solutions to a broad range of environmental issues. Read more...



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Transfer Student Interview: Jasmine Palmer

"I just can't get enough bird research!" said Jasmine Palmer who is quickly becoming a bird expert through her experiences at UW that include apprenticing for a quarter at Friday Harbor Laboratories (FHL), UW's marine station on San Juan Island. Read more...


Environmental Health Research Experience Program

In the last 50 years, environmental health responsibilities have significantly expanded and skilled professionals are needed to adequately respond to complex conditions that affect millions of people. Read more...


The School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, formerly Forest Resources

After many years of discussions and over 100 years of history, the School has adopted a new name that more accurately reflects the diversity of programs and research done by our faculty: The School of Environmental and Forest Sciences. Read more...


UW-Bothell Updates

Would you like to Transfer into UW Bothell? Come to our Transfer Fair for more information! Read more...


UW Tacoma increases international transfer enrollment

UW Tacoma faculty approved a number of changes to the international admissions requirements recently, which has led to increased interest by international students in transferring and more successful applications. Read more...


UW-Tacoma Updates

When to Apply, Direct Transfer Agreement, and Campus Visitation Information Read more...


Scholarships for Future Huskies

Martin Family Foundation, Washington NASA Space Grant and the Morris K. Udall Scholarship Read more...