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Helping students to make the most of their experience at UW is at the core of what we do.Through advising and engagement, HAS collaborates with students to help them build educational plans, connect to goals, and talk about the pathways that lead there. Learn more about how HAS resources and guidance can help generate answers that lead to informed decisions for the future by exploring our sections below.

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Make an appointment, learn about drop-in advising, and explore how HAS can help you get to where you need to go.

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Language Testing

How placement and proficiency testing in different languages at UW works, what to expect, and what to do once you complete your test.

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Composition FAQs

Everything you ever wanted to know about taking English composition classes at UW, including FAQs on registration.

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Declaring a major

How the process of declaring a major or minor in the Humanities works - what to expect, declaration eligibility, and next steps.

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This section tells you everything you need to know about how finding and registering for Humanities classes works.

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Study Abroad

Find out how to make the life-changing experience of study abroad happen as a student of the Humanities, how to plan, and what to expect once you return.

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Academic Resources

Get roadmaps on how to complete different majors and minors, access student petition forms, and learn about the process for honours, independent study, and more.

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Funding & Wellness Resources

Connect quickly with useful resources to help with funding, health, and wellness support at UW for a variety of situations.