Information about our 2024 orientation events will be posted soon!

New Graduate Student Orientation

At orientation, you will have the opportunity to meet faculty, staff and peers. You will also learn about resources, working with your advisor and additional tips for a successful transition to graduate school. Orientation will be offered in-person with a potential hybrid or recorded offering.

2023 orientation events

BIPOC & International Student Orientation 

Thursday, September 21, 2023

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | In-person on UW - Seattle campus

Thursday's BIPOC & International Student Orientation is accessible to all students of color, international students, and students holding other historically excluded identities. Students attending this orientation are also encouraged to participate in Friday's orientation & welcome events. Do you identify as a new BIPOC or international student? If so, the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion invites you to register for their orientation events occurring on Thursday, September 21, 2023! Please see an overview of the day below: 

  • BIPOC & International Student Welcome & Community Building
  • Program Sessions (The CoE Community, Living in Seattle, Funding, etc.)
  • International Student Resource Information
  • BIPOC Student Resource Information
  • LGBTQIA+ Student Resource Information
  • UW-Seattle Campus Tour

New Graduate Student Orientation

Friday, September 22, 2023

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | In-person on UW - Seattle campus

Our new student orientation will help you learn about the College, meet faculty and other new students, and transition smoothly into life as a College of Education graduate student. Please see a brief overview of the schedule below. Don't forget to RSVP to help us plan our events appropriately! 

  • 9:30 - 9:55 AM, Coffee Reception & Tour of Miller Hall (optional)
  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM, Welcome to the CoE and Introductions from Deans, Faculty, and Staff
  • 11:00 AM -12:00 PM, Mini Lecture on Impostorship and Navigating Graduate School
  • 12:15 - 1:45 PM, Welcome Lunch
  • 2:00 - 3:00 PM, Faculty Panel
  • 3:00 - 4:00 PM, Student Panel
  • 4:00 - 5:00 PM, UW and College of Education Resource Information Session