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 Childhood & Family Studies Online Program!

Next Steps for the ECFS 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 ECFS program. Both parts will be held online through Zoom meeting.

Step 5: Register for courses
Registration services for the Online Early Childhood & Family Studies program are managed through UW Professional & Continuing Education, not through MyUW or the UW Campus Registration Office.

Registration for courses will open by the end of August, 2017. You will receive an email with information about how to register, including a link to our online registration system and PDF Registration form. If you have not received this email by two weeks before the quarter starts, please contact Jeaneen Bougard at jb14@uw.edu or 206-221-8335.

You can find more information about costs and financial aid on the program website.

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