We're excited for you to continue your higher education journey with the Humanities at University of Washington. If you are wondering what to expect as a newly-admitted transfer student to UW in the Humanities, this page has the resources you'll need to feel confident about coming in to your first quarter.

Transfer Application Mechanics

If you're considering transferring to UW to study the Humanities, the UW Office of Admissions is the best place to start with information about how the transfer application process works. From key dates and application deadlines to information sessions and what the admissions office looks for in a competitive application, prospective transfer students can learn more here.

Humanities is fundamentally about the human experience, so we all have questions related to the humanities. Humanities can extend your perspective broadly, and this is where I find the most value in it. 

Ulysses Galvez BA in Linguistics and Spanish, 2023
portrait of Ulysses Galvez
Explore our Humanities students and faculty profiles here.

Transfer Student Orientation Webinar

If you have accepted an offer of admission to UW and are an incoming transfer student, congratulations! To help incoming transfers learn more about how the student experience at UW works, the HAS team created an orientation webinar that covers everything you'll want to know, from how to find and register for classes to how our advising team can help you with degree planning, funding, study abroad, or career questions. This webinar is a great place to start while you get ready for your transfer A&O: Advising & Orientation session.

Frequently Asked Questions

To help students at all stages of their journey, we've curated a collection of answers to the most frequently asked questions we get from transfer students. If you have additional questions not answered in the FAQs, you are welcome to schedule an appointment (in-person or virtual), email us via has-center@uw.edu, or call us at 206-543-2634. We look forward to hearing from you.

Humanities Faculty Advice for Incoming Transfer Students

If you're looking for more perspective on studying the Humanities at UW for incoming transfer students, see our video below! Humanities faculty discuss their programs and give advice to incoming transfer students on what to think about and how to make the most of their time at UW.

Commuter & Transfer Commons

The Commuter & Transfer Commons (CTC) at the University of Washington's Husky Union Building offers support and community for current commuting and transfer students, providing services, events, and a dedicated space just for you. The CTC provides a kitchenette, day use lockers, a changing room & lactation station, study area with whiteboards, and tech rentals. Operating on weekdays, the CTC works to foster engagement among off-campus students and can be accessed with your Husky ID card. Learn more about the CTC here.

Connect with us

Ready to learn more? We welcome the opportunity to share more information about the Humanities Academic Services Center with all prospective students.