Campus Life

UDays New Student Orientation

University of the West and the Office of Student Life are excited to welcome our new students to the 2018 spring semester!

As a new student, you are bound to have questions. New Student Orientation: UDays will help you discover the answers to the questions you have by providing useful information about campus resources, programs, and services. By the time you complete UDays, you’ll be on your way to becoming a successful UWest student and feeling at home in our community. UDays will be held January 8-13 and it is mandatory for all new students.

Make new friends and important connections as you meet other new students, student leaders, faculty, and staff. Learn how to navigate the campus and begin to build a network of resources that will put your UWest journey on the right path.

At UDays you will register for classes and find out more about:

  • Your specific major
  • Your fall schedule of classes
  • Financial aid and scholarships
  • Housing and meal plans
  • International student insurance
  • Student Success Center (SSC) & academic support
  • Student Government
  • Clubs and organizations
  • Student peer mentor programs
  • And many other campus resources

We look forward to welcoming you to University of the West and are excited that you will be joining the UWest family. Remember, UDays attendance is mandatory for all new students entering in the spring 2018 semester.

If you have any questions regarding UDays, contact UWest Student Life Director:
Eddie Escalante
(626) 677-3317

Placement Testing

Writing, math, and English language testing takes place during UDays. Your admission packet indicates whether you need to take any placement tests. If you are not sure about your testing requirements, contact your Enrollment Officer:

Nadia Simone
(626) 677-3313

Placement testing schedule for spring 2018

Monday, January 8th: Get your test schedule assignments during check-in at 9:00 am in Ken Locke Hall ED-213.

Times and locations of testing can be found on your personalized schedule and will provided to each student at check-in, all times and locations are subject to change.

UDays schedule