Path to UW — a Seattle Promise & University of Washington-Seattle Partnership

The University of Washington is excited to build upon the success of Seattle Promise by connecting students in Seattle Colleges to baccalaureate degree opportunities at the UW.

The goal of The Path to UW program is to provide support, planning resources, community, and academic preparation experiences to Seattle Promise students on their journey from high school, through their Associate's Degree, and to the University of Washington.

Who is eligible for this program?

All students participating in the Seattle Promise program.

Pie chart showing the three areas of Path to UW: UW Transition Course, Academic Advising and Admissions & Advising Events

What does the program include?

  • Individualized admissions and advising support.
  • Tailored events meant to help Seattle Promise students prepare to transfer to UW.
  • Summer academic transition courses meant to help Seattle Promise students prepare for the academic transition to University of Washington.

How do I stay up-to-date on Path to UW opportunities?

As a Seattle Promise student you will recieve communications about all of the program opportunities.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

If you have questions about this program, please contact us at

Events & resources

Winter Transfer Admission Application Workshop

Date: Wednesday August 10th, 2022

Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm

Where: Zoom (

PLease RSVP if you are planning or considering attending!

This workshop is for Seattle Promise students interested in transferring to the University of Washington, including and especially those planning to apply for Winter, as the application is open August 1st through September 1st! The workshop will be held in Zoom.

This workshop will be led by Lily Peterson, the Path to UW Coordinator. Lily will walk through the UW transfer application process and frequently asked application questions, along with tips and tricks to keep in mind as you build your personal statement and fill out the application materials. We will also discuss a few Winter Transfer specific things to keep mind mind that students might often run into when applying to start in this quarter, and how to prepare for entering your major/s of interest. Students will also be able to connect with Lily for questions and insight.

If you have questions about this workshop, please email Lily at