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How do I get in touch with Earth & Space Sciences advising?
Start with an email to [javascript protected email address] . Email is generally the most efficient way to get advising information. Undergraduate advising appointments can be scheduled online.

Where can I get information about entering the University of Washington (UW)?
The UW Office of Admissions website provides comprehensive information about the application and enrollment process. Prospective transfer students are encouraged to complete supporting science & math course work at their current institution prior to transferring to UW. While the ESS department is not involved in undergraduate admission to the university, any prospective ESS majors (freshmen, transfer, international, or postbaccalaureate students) are encouraged to contact ESS Advising with questions about our department or major before applying.

Where is information on teaching endorsements in earth and space sciences?
The College of Education teaching endorsement information can be found on the COE website.

What is an open major?
Both the BA and the BS degrees in our department are "open majors." This means there are no entrance requirements or prerequisite classes for admission to the major. You may declare your major on your UW Admissions Application form, or at any time during the year as long as you are in good academic standing with the university.

How many undergraduate students are in the department?
In Spring Quarter 2017, there were 201 undergraduate students in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences. Of those students, 41% were female and 59% were male.