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ART 101 in Autumn quarter introduces students to collaboration and creative practice; photo by Liz Copland

Prospective Undergraduates


If you are a college transfer or high school student, we invite you to participate in Preview to learn all about the School of Art + Art History + Design and its programs.

During Preview, prospective undergraduate students can: 

  • learn about the details about majors and concentrations

  • discover the Student Voice Project and classroom to career programing

  • explore different scholarship and award opportunities

  • check out previous study abroad options and learn about plans for study abroad in the future

  • connect with academic advisers who can answer your questions

To register for a Preview Zoom or in-person session, visit

You can prepare for the session by exploring our undergraduate degree programs in ArtArt History and Design on this website.

UW Admissions has specific information sessions for prospective transfer students and freshmen. Please consider attending a freshman information session + campus tour or a Transfer Thursday session for in-depth coverage on admissions, financial aid, housing and more.

Advising for Current UW Students

Academic Advisers in the School of Art + Art History + Design work with current and prospective undergraduates to:


Current UW students can schedule to meet with an Adviser online via zoom, or in-person, Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-3:00pm PST. 

If you aren't able to find an appointment time using online scheduling, we may have last minute openings due to cancellations. Please email, call (206) 543-0646, or stop by the Advising Office, Room 104, for drop-in advising, Mon-Thurs, 9am-3pm (closed for lunch 12-12:30).

Schedule a 20-minute zoom appointment

  • If you know you will be late for your appointment, please notify the adviser by email. After your arrival, we are happy to meet with you for the remaining time scheduled.

Schedule a 20-minute in person appointment

  • In-person meetings take place in Room 104, Art Building
  • Please familiarize yourself with UW’s Covid resources for students to make your time at the UW safe and successful
  • If you know you will be late for your appointment, please notify the adviser by email. After your arrival, we are happy to meet with you for the remaining time scheduled


Please contact to ask your questions via email. We’ll work to respond to email inquiries within two business days. For the best and most timely response:

  • Use your UW email and include your student number

  • Please do not email multiple advisers with the same question. Emailing will result in the quickest response time
  • If asking for registration help, include the SLNs (Schedule Line Numbers) of all courses, lectures & quiz sections


Undergraduate degree requirements

Applying to graduate

You will need to apply to graduate by the applicable quarterly deadline in order to have your degree granted officially by the UW. The final deadline for autumn, winter, and spring quarters is the third Friday of that quarter. Please meet with an Adviser to file your graduation application.

If you want to use Graduating Senior Priority (GSP) for early registration during your final two quarters, you'll need to apply earlier, by the applicable GSP deadlines.