Welcome to the College of Education! We hope you are able to join us for the Graduate New Student Orientation on September 24, 2019. There might be several orientations for you to attend, but we strongly encourage you to attend the Office of Student Services Graduate New Student Orientation Events on September 24. 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. Please let us know you are attending by completing our online survey

11:00-12:00 p.m. Information Resource Fair   (Miller Hall, Rm.212)

One-stop shopping to learn what you need to know to get you through grad school! All students should attend the Resource Fair, where student groups and staff from the College of Education as well as the University of Washington will welcome you and introduce you to their services. Come learn about these important campus resources!

12:30 p.m.   Welcome                                                   (Miller Hall, Rm. 301)

Meet and hear from the people you will need to know during your degree program at the College.  Slides.   Impostership Video.  

1:30-4:05 p.m.  New Student Orientation Sessions     (Miller Hall, rooms vary)

1:30-2:05 p.m.

Nuts and Bolts of UW & COE Policies  Slides.
Miller, Rm. 301

UW Academic Student Employee
Miller, Rm. 212

Components of a Successful Academic Mindset  Slides.
Miller, Rm. 320

Funding your Graduate Studies 
Slides.  Handout.  
Miller, Rm. 411
2:10--2:45 p.m. Nuts and Bolts of UW & COE Policies  Slides.
Miller, Rm. 301

 

 

Community and Staying Engaged 

Miller, Rm. 212

Components of a Successful Academic Mindset  Slides.
Miller, Rm. 320
Funding your Graduate Studies 
Slides.  Handout.  
Miller, Rm. 411
2:50 -3:25 p.m. Nuts and Bolts of UW & COE Policies  Slides.
Miller, Rm. 301
Partners and Parenting in Graduate School Miller, Rm. 212 Faculty Advisor Relationship   
Miller, Rm. 320
Inclusivity in the College of Education
Miller, Rm. 411
3:30 -4:05 p.m. Mentorship Program Kick-off  Slides.
Miller, Rm. 301
  Faculty Advisor Relationship   
Miller, Rm. 320
Inclusivity in the College of Education
Miller, 411
4:15-4:45 p.m.

Student Panels
A panel of returning master’s and doctoral students from a variety of programs will share their experiences and answer questions.

Master of Education Student Panel  (Miller Hall, Rm. 212)
Doctoral Students Student Panel (Miller Hall, Rm. 320)

5:00-6:30 p.m.

New Student Reception (Intellectual house)
Don’t miss this event! Come mingle with your peers, current students, alums, faculty, staff, and administration at this special evening reception.

New Student Orientation Sessions

Nuts and Bolts of  the UW & COE Policies (Miller Hall, Rm. 301)
Learn about the College, OSS resources, and important policies you will need to know during your time at the university and college.

Academic Student Employee Presentation (Miller Hall, Rm. 212)
All new academic student employees (RA, TA, & GSA, etc.) should attend this session. As a UW student Employee, you are automatically represented by the UAW Academic Student Employment Union. During this presentation hear about how being part of union benefits you.

Funding your Graduate Education   (Miller Hall, Rm. 411)
A discussion to give you ideas for funding your graduate education in the College of Education. We will discuss opportunities for fellowships, scholarships, and assistantships.  The first session (1:30-2:05) is informal and involves a conversation with a current College of Ed student; the second session (2:10-2:45) will include a more formal presentation about College of Ed and UW funding resources.  

Understanding the Faculty/Advisee Relationship  (Miller Hall, Rm. 320)
You will have questions about your courses, research program requirements, research requirements, and lifestyle issues. Your adviser will know many of the answers or at least know whom you can contact for further assistance. Hear from a faculty member how you go about developing a strong rapport with your faculty advisor.

Community, Engagement, and Staying Connected in the CoE   (Miller Hall, Rm. 212)
Opportunities to build a professional community in graduate school can be extremely important for your success, but it requires effort. Here in the CoE, the community is a collection of talented students, faculty and staff who all call UW their home. During this session, you will explore the following resources and get involved in the graduate community.

Components of a Successful Academic Mindset (Miller Hall, Rm. 320)
During this session, you will learn about how metacognitive factors are important for successful learning and how that might translate into being a successful graduate student.

Partners and Parenting in Graduate School  (Miller Hall, Rm. 212)
Between studying and working, graduate school can keep you busy. If you in a relationship or a parent, you also need to save time for some type of meaningful interaction with your partner and child(ren). During this session learn how to balance your workload and keep your top priorities a priority.

Inclusivity in the College of Education  (Miller Hall, Rm. 411)
What does it mean to create an inclusive learning community? During this session, we will discuss classroom formats and best practices to include students’ voices from different identities and diverse backgrounds. Additionally, we will discuss why it’s vital to ensure inclusion in our community.

COE Featured Stories

Stories in the new issue delve into how UW researchers are partnering to prepare and sustain a more diverse educator workforce, improve early learning experiences, support robust climate science education and more.
UW doctoral students will bolster the research and program evaluation capacity of several local organizations opening educational opportunities for young people starting in fall 2019.