Effective Spring 2018 the name of this program will change to
Early Care and Education
The new name will apply for all students entering the program beginning Autumn 2018.
Welcome! On this website, you’ll find additional program information and learn about important next steps. We recommend that you bookmark this site for your records. We are excited to welcome you to the University of Washington and to the Early Care and Education Online Program!
Next Steps for the ECE Online Program
Step 1: Review the information on this website.
Step 2: Establish your UW NetID
Create your UW NetID if you haven’t already done so. You will need to do this before you can accept your offer of admission.
What is a UW NetID? UW NetID stands for University of Washington Network Identification. Your UW NetID and password are your personal identification for accessing your UW information and other online services for which you are eligible. You have just one personal UW NetID for your use only.
Step 3: Accept your offer of admission.
Please respond to your offer of admission within two weeks. You will need your UW NetID to complete this step.
Step 4: Attend a New Student Orientation.
Please sign up for your two-part new student orientation. The first part will introduce you to the program, curriculum, registration procedures, and service learning requirements. The second part will help to set you up for success as an online student in the ECE program. Both parts will be held online through Zoom meeting.
Step 5: Register for courses
As a student in a fee-based degree program managed by UW Continuum College/UW Professional & Continuing Education (UWPCE), you’ll register for your courses online via the MyUW portal. The registration process for fee-based courses is administered by UWPCE and described on the How to Register page.
Note: All emails about registration and payments will be sent to your UW email address, which can be forwarded to any email address you check regularly.
You can find more information about costs and financial aid on the program website.