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Welcome New ASA Staff!

Admissions Kelsey John Jones Jr. International Student Services Max Montany Brittany Hill Adam Russell Office of the University Registrar Ara Daglian Sophie Chang Malerie Fleischan Erin Espedal Emma Simonson Center for Teaching and Learning Carolyn Levy Academic Technologies Erika Heick

ASA Highlights

Admissions The UW’s newest freshman class is the most diverse in the school’s history, and UW Bothell and UW Tacoma enrolled their largest incoming classes ever. Volunteer for 3rd Annual Admitted Student Day (ASD) this April 20, 2024. The UW will host about 7,000 excited, newly admitted Huskies and their families on campus. Save the date and volunteer to welcome future Huskies! International Student Services International Student Services (ISS) welcomed over 2,600 new, international students on F and J visas…

Message from the Vice Provost – December 2023

Dear colleagues, Welcome to the end of autumn quarter — a quarter that seemed to fly by as 7,006 freshman and 1,553 transfer students each launched their Husky Experience. The cadence on campus picked up as we celebrated the success of our football program and the release of the long-awaited movie “The Boys in the Boat.” Through it all, each of you in Academic and Student Affairs continued to work diligently to promote our students’ success. The updates below highlight…

Message from the Vice Provost – September 2023

This reminder is sent yearly to all UW instructors and academic personnel across the University of Washington. Dear colleagues, Each University of Washington student deserves an equal opportunity to succeed academically, and instructors and academic personnel play a crucial role in our students’ success. Disability is an aspect of diversity, and the University is committed to educating a diverse student body to become responsible global citizens and future leaders. This message includes tips and new resources for making your classes…

Message from the Vice Provost – April 2023

By now, more than 23,000 admitted applicants have received their “Welcome to the Husky Family” letters – letters that, at the same time, mark milestones and new beginnings. As they make their decisions, we have invited the admitted students and their families to Admitted Student Day on April 15, and we expect about 7,000 students and families to join us for a full day of programs and events that show what the UW offers. I encourage everyone who is able…

Welcome to the Newest ASA Staff

International Student Services Sophia Schuessler, International Student Advisor Originally from the Midwest, Sophia Schuessler received a bachelor’s degree in German Studies from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a minor in Psychology. Sophia went on to receive her master’s degree in German Pedagogy and Culture from the University of Washington in 2022. While at UW, she was a teaching assistant for beginner-level German courses and during this time developed a passion for helping students learn language skills and better understand…

ASA Unit Highlights

Strategic Initiatives Course Modes in the Time Schedule: Course modes (in-person, hybrid, online synchronous, online asynchronous) are now included in the time schedule thanks to a year-long effort. The Tri-Campus Digital Learning Alliance defined and vetted them and the Office of the University Registrar built them into systems and processes. Student demand prompted this update and feedback, so far, has been positive. Future of Teaching & Learning Initiative: ASA is sponsoring and supporting a provost initiative focused on the Future…