SOAR Parent & Family Program Overview

In-Person Programming

Parents and family members of Domestic Freshmen will have the opportunity to attend SOAR with their student on campus. The program will include informational sessions, interactions with UW leadership and staff, and dinner. The program is $50 per guest. Parents and guardians are highly encouraged to attend. While siblings and other family members are welcome to attend the program, they content is not designed for them. Sign-up is done through your student’s SOAR reservation.

For your reference and review, here are the slides from the program:

Welcome, Advising, & Supporting Your Students

On-Campus Housing

Off-Campus Housing

Your Student’s Academic Journey

Managing Your Student’s Finances

University Expectations and Safety, Health and Well-Being, and Next Steps

Virtual Programming

Parents and family members of International Freshmen and Transfer Students will have the opportunity to participate in a series of webinars throughout the summer. These webinars will include informational sessions, interactions with UW leadership and staff, and opportunities to get your questions answered. The program is free of charge.

If you missed our earlier sessions you can view the recordings here:

Community Standards and Safety on Campus

Your Student’s Academic Journey

Health and Well-Being

Housing