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2017 UW Tacoma Autumn Family Orientation

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Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PDT)

2017 UW Tacoma Autumn Family Orientation

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Admission for one family member/guest of a student Sep 16, 2017 $10.00 $1.24

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University of Washington Tacoma Family Orientation
Saturday, September 16th    | 8:00am to 12:00pm


As a family member of a student who will be starting at UW Tacoma this fall, you are a critical part of their success!

Meet staff and hear about campus resources at the University of Washington Tacoma's Family Orientation! This event offers an opportunity for you to connect with other parents, guardians, and supporters of UW Tacoma students. 

Spending this time with us provides family members with a great opportunity to ask questions and truly understand the University of Washington Tacoma and their student’s college transition.  We encourage all to be present for the planned presentations and orientation events.  Family members will receive a detailed schedule prior to arrival. A light breakfast will be provided.

We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the Husky family!


Here are just a few examples of presentations you will hear when you participate in family orientation:

  • Campus Safety: Learn from the ways in which your students can take precautions and use good judgment when securing themselves and their property.  Other office representatives will share student disciplinary standards
  • Financial Aid: Learn about access to scholarships, dates and times to be aware of.
  • Health and Wellness Center: Learn the ways your student can stay healthy.
  • Ask the Experts: This is your opportunity to talk with current UW Tacoma students — our Peer Advisors!  You will be able to learn more about the UW Tacoma community through the eyes of current students. 


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

There are a variety of great options to get to the campus, including public transportation and parking options.  You can learn more about transportation options here.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Student Transition Program at or by calling 253-692-4421.

Should my student come to the Family Orientation with me?

No, this event is intended only for family members.  We've tailored the experience to complement the information your student will receive when they attend their own orientation the following week.

Can I update my registration information?

Please see the information on the EventBrite help page here to update your registration information.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we will have your reservation records when you check in at the event.

What is the refund policy?

You are able to receive a full refund if you notify Student Transition Programs in writing at by Thursday, 9/7 at 11:59 p.m..  No refunds will be given for cancellations after that time, and no refunds will be given for no-shows. This helps us make sure we can cover food and supplies without using student fees!

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

That's fine! As long as there is one ticket per participant, you are free to switch out tickets if there is a last-minute change.

Have questions about 2017 UW Tacoma Autumn Family Orientation? Contact New Student and Family Programs

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UW Tacoma - William Philip Hall
1918 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402

Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PDT)

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