We hope that you have the opportunity to join us ONLINE for the 2020 UW College of Education Prospective Student Days!  

On April 2 and 3, we have developed a series of online sessions designed for you to learn more about the University of Washington College of Education, including events sponsored by the UW Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP). You will have opportunities to network with other admitted students, as well as current students and faculty from the COE and various other departments and to learn about funding, housing, campus climate, and living in Seattle. For a detailed schedule of the on-campus Prospective Student Days, see below. Faculty contact information can be found online.  

To find additional information be sure to read more on our FAQ page or you can download a pdf file here

REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE! 

Prospective Student Days Schedule

Online Prospective Student Days - April 2, 2020, 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM PST

ONLINE SESSION SCHEDULE

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM GO-MAP Graduate Student Panel Live Q&A***

 

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM  Online Check-in & Welcome 

This is your first stop of the day… Our Assistant Director of Graduate Student Services, Brittany Ota-Malloy, will greet you, share your individualized session schedule, and answer any quick questions you have at the start of Prospective Student Days. 

You will be assigned a specific check-in time within the hour. Check your email on April 1st for final reminders and your check-in time slot.

 

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Online Program Information Sessions

Students will connect with program faculty in their respective areas during this 1-hour session. Consider asking questions about program requirements, course selection and other general questions you might have about your program. Any student can join the General Questions Meeting if their program is not represented below or if they have other questions. 

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Living in Seattle: housing options for graduate students 

Students will hear from current students on how they went about finding off-campus housing and locating a roommate and finding ideal locations. Students will learn about online university resources to locate affordable Seattle housing.

 

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Virtual Student Lounge

Students can connect with other graduate students within this virtual student lounge. A panel of current graduate students will be available to answer your questions.


*** These events and programming are geared toward underrepresented minority graduate students, they are open to all University of Washington graduate students, faculty and staff, especially those interested in maintaining and increasing a racially diverse graduate student population and wishing to network with graduate students of color.

Online Prospective Student Days - April 3, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM PST

ONLINE SESSION SCHEDULE

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  Online Check-in Space 

Use this time to check-in and ask any questions you have from Day 1. 

 

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM PM  GO-MAP Staff Live Q&A ***

 

12:30 PM -1:30 PM Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion Break out session *** 

What is it REALLY like being a graduate student of color at the UW and living in Seattle? Find out from a panel of current COE students color. This session will also include discussion about ideas for funding your graduate education in the College of Education.

 

12:30 PM -1:30 PM Strategies for Funding Your Graduate Education

A panel discussion to give you ideas for funding your graduate education in the College of Education. Panelists will include representatives from the Graduate School Office of Assistantships and Fellowships, UW Office of Financial Aid, COE Office of Student Services and current College of Ed graduate students who are making it work.

 

1:40 PM - 2:30 PM Alumni & Departing Graduate Panel

Hear from recent alum and departing graduates of our programs. Learn why they selected the College of Education, the benefits of attending school here and where they are professional post-degree completion or plans. 

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Next Steps/Q&A

What are your next steps before the Autumn quarter? One last time to ask your questions!  


*** These events and programming are geared toward underrepresented minority graduate students, they are open to all University of Washington graduate students, faculty and staff, especially those interested in maintaining and increasing a racially diverse graduate student population and wishing to network with graduate students of color.

Webinar Session - April 10, 2020, at 5:00 PM PST

On April 10, the session is available to all incoming graduate students who could not participate in the two-day Prospective Student Days sessions on April 2-3. However, we will provide additional information for international students, this webinar will start at 5 pm PST. Unfortunately, we will not have time to go in-depth with every program due to time constraints. We encourage you to connect with your faculty advisor to ask specific program questions. Faculty contact information can be found here: education.uw.edu/people.

Topics covered will include: 

  • virtual campus tour
  • funding
  • student panel 
  • campus climate 
  • living in Seattle 
  • commuting to UW 

 Traveling to Campus?

Although Prospective Student Days are typically hosted in-person on-campus in Seattle, Washington, this year's event will be hosted totally online. That means, no commute to campus... from anywhere! 

Questions? 

Contact our Assistant Director of Graduate Student Services, Brittany Ota-Malloy, at bota@uw.edu.  


 

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