Orientation: Howl Days

Welcome future Seawolves! Howl Days Orientations are designed for all incoming UAA students, whether you are a first-time freshman (never attended college before), transfer student, or student returning to college after a long break. Attending orientation is expected of all incoming students and gives you the opportunity to connect with UAA students, staff and faculty while getting information about life at UAA. At orientation, you will learn about registering for classes, do not forget to have your required Placement Exams.

 

 

Register Now!

Howl Days are free for prospective students and online this summer! Get answers to all your UAA questions, a virtual campus tour, learn about registering for classes, and transition successfully into college life.

This summer we have virtual options! During orientations, you will experience and learn about all UAA offers. Including:

  • How to register for classes!
  • Make new friends (meet new and current students, faculty and staff).
  • Learn how to get engaged on campus
  • Virtual tour of UAA, and much more!

Register for Howl Days

Academic Advising at Howl Days

Bachelor Degree and Associate of Arts Students

Incoming students seeking any Bachelor's degree, or in the Associate of Arts program, will be advised by First Year Student Advising and Success in an assigned Pathway.  Course selection will depend upon first year course matching, test scores and consultation with a First Year Advisor at orientation.

Other Undergraduate Students

Incoming students seeking an Occupational Endorsement Certificate, Undergraduate Certificate, any Associate of Applied Science degree, or who are non-degree seeking will be advised by an Academic Advisor during, or before, orientation.

 

Orientation Leaders: Wolf Pack

Bao

Bao

Major: Theatre, Concentration in Performance
Hobbies: I enjoy performing such as signing, dancing, and acting in both theatre form and film. I also like watching movies, hiking, going on road-trips and playing soccer with my family.
Advice for Students: Participate in school's events, make connections with your professors and fellow students. Life gets tough sometimes, but you must always get back up and fight again. Do what you love, follow your passion and DARE to DREAM BIG!

Cynthia

Cynthia

Major: Psychology
Hobbies: I enjoy dancing, drinking tea, photography, and traveling with my family.
Advice for Students: Communicate with your councilors, they can help guide you to the tools you’ll need to succeed. Get involved in school activities such as clubs or jobs. College can get stressful and overwhelming so take time to sleep or go on adventures.

Daphne

Daphne

Major: Psychology
Hobbies: I like playing soccer, photography, and traveling.
Advice for Students: Time management is a big part of college. We all have a lot on our plates like balancing school, work, family, and other aspects of life. Use a planner to write important deadlines or assignments and be aware of them. It's important to know your priorities and of course, take care of yourself throughout the semester.

Jordan

Jordan

Major: Psychology w/ concentration in Behavior Analysis
Minor: Japanese
Hobbies: Video games, reading comics, anime, and Youtube
Advice for students: "Feed yourselves to the wolves!" New Experiences can feel nerve racking and/or scary, but that is why we must go out and try. They bring growth and new opportunities into our lives. Wolf=new experience, feed yourself= go out and try.

Kiki

Kiki

Major: Health Science
Hobbies: I enjoy singing, binge-watching k-dramas, and babysitting.
Advice for Students: Work hard but play harder because life is too short to be stressed out all the time with school and work. Balance!

Morrigan

Morrigan

New Student Orientation Manager
Major: Theatre, Concentration in Performance; Minor in Spanish
Hobbies: I enjoy performing and writing. My hope is that someday I can combine those passions to grow my career as an actress.
Advice for Students: If you are unsure, take some time and figure out what actually interests you. Join clubs, explore different departments and most importantly, search for your passion.

Senjaya

Senjaya

Major: Hospitality Administration
Hobby: I love ocean fishing, reading, and playing games.
Advice for students: Life is a journey and not a competition. You don’t have to compare yourself to others. Choose a degree that matches with your passion and live to your fullest talent. Train yourself to read 60 pages of textbook each day to get used into a study habit and reduce activities that take away your time from study.

 

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