Selecting Your Courses

Below is a link to our website that you may find helpful in planning your schedule for the year.

The CEE Projected Course Offerings for 2016-2017 lists all the CEE courses that are scheduled to be taught this upcoming year. It shows the quarter and instructor.
(This list is subject to change.)

The Autumn 2016 Preliminary Time Schedule shows more detail, including the day/time the class will be offered.

Future quarters of the Preliminary Time Schedule will be posted as they become available.

Master’s students, you should have received your master’s program plan from us. When planning your course schedule, be sure to refer to it to insure you are meeting your area degree requirements.

Measles Immunization Requirement

All matriculated UW Seattle campus students are required to provide proof of measles immunity. A registration hold will be put on your account until this requirement has been satisfied. If you are a continuing UW student, you do not need to provide this again.

For more information on how to prove the measles immunity, you can visit the Hall Health website here:

Please note that the immunity verification instructions have recently changed, and the updated instructions can be found at the Hall Health website link above (you will need a working UW Email address to complete the verification process).

Contact the Hall Health Center if you have questions about the verification process or whether or not they have received your immunization certificate form. The UW Measles Requirement hotline telephone number is 206-616-4672, or you may email them at


Enrollment Confirmation Deposit

All students who have accepted their offer of admission will be required to pay the $250 enrollment confirmation deposit. The deposit will be credited to your student account at the beginning of the quarter after you enroll.

Please note that this is not refundable and not transferrable to another quarter.

If you have accepted admission and have not received your enrollment confirmation deposit form within 2 weeks (possibly longer for international applicants), please let us know at

Lorna & Jennifer

CEE Incoming Student Facebook Group

We wanted to let you know we have created a Facebook group for all incoming CEE graduate students. We will invite you to join the group in the near future. You can accept that (or not), it is totally voluntary.

Incoming students who were in the Bachelor program here may be particularly helpful in answering questions about campus life, Seattle, good neighborhoods, places to visit, etc.

We hope you will find it useful and give you a chance to get to know other incoming students before you get here.

In September, before autumn quarter starts,  you will be invited to join the Facebook group for current CEE grad students, which is open to all incoming and continuing grad students.

Jennifer and Lorna

Graduate Advisors


Registration for Research Master’s/PhD Students

Students who are in the research track (master’s thesis or PhD) will register through MyUW. Registration begins June 20th for students new to the UW.

Updated 2016 Master’s Degree Program Plans, which contains degree requirements, will be available on our department website in the next few months.  Watch for an announcement when those are posted. You can review the CEE Projected Course Offerings 2016-2017 and the Autumn 2016 Preliminary Time Schedule on our website at:

The Projected Course Offerings document shows all classes to be offered during the 2016-2017 academic year, the quarter and instructor. The Autumn 2016 Preliminary Time Schedule shows more detail for that quarter, including day/time/location.

PhD degree requirements can be found on our website at:

The Autumn 2016 UW Time Schedule is now available online at:

If you have any questions, please contact Lorna Latal (


Other Cost Estimates (living expenses, book, etc.)

Below are estimated costs for a graduate students from the Graduate School website (not counting tuition/course fees or student fees). Note: Health Insurance will be provided if you are an RA/TA or on a fellowship through the UW payroll system and receiving a stipend of at least $800/month.

Expenses Academic Year (9 Months) Calendar Year (12 Months)
Health Insurance (required) $1,200.00 $1,500.00
Room and Board $14,625.00 $19,500.00
Books and Supplies $1,236.00 $1,652.00
Local Transportation $1,296.00 $1,728.00
Personal Expenses $2,265.00 $3,020.00
TOTAL (U.S. dollars) $20,622.00 $27,400.00


Faculty Advisor Assignments

All graduate students will be assigned a faculty advisor. Students on the thesis or PhD track – your advisor will be the faculty member you will be working with.

All other students will be assigned a temporary faculty advisor in late August or early September. You will be notified by email when your faculty advisor has been determined. These assignments are temporary and it is possible to change your advisor after you have a chance to get to know the faculty. If you want to change your advisor, be sure to confirm with that faculty member and notify the Graduate Advising Office of the change so we can update our records.

You should plan to meet with your faculty advisor between Sept. 16 and the start of the quarter to go over your program plan for the year. We are in the process of updating the program plans for 2016, and will be sending those out to you soon.

Getting Your Husky Card & U-Pass

You can get your Husky Card at the Husky Card ID Center at the Odegaard Undergraduate Library building, ground floor, after you have accepted admission, paid your enrollment deposit and are eligible to register. You will need to have your student ID number and U.S. state- or federally-issued photo identification with you (such as a driver’s license or passport).

Husky Card Account & ID Center

Odegaard Undergraduate Library, ground floor

Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 am–5 pm
Phone: 206-543-7222

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