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Online Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics

Residency Weekend

Speaker addressing studentsStudents in the online Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics program begin with the mandatory Residency Weekend. This is offered in a hybrid format, both in-person in Seattle and online. During the Residency Weekend, you'll complete the first course in the program, SCTL 501: Introduction to Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics, while engaging with others in the program and getting familiar with UW resources.

Lodging costs for out-of-town students will be paid for up to three nights at the designated venue.

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Residency Weekend is a valuable opportunity for new students to work together in person. You’ll begin developing personal relationships that can aid your online collaboration efforts throughout the program. It’s also a great time to meet our faculty and staff and advisory board members.

Weekend Activities

Residency Weekend typically takes place a week before autumn quarter begins. Full participation is required.

Activities during Residency Weekend include:

  • Active learning with your peers to build foundational knowledge and make connections
  • Evening reception to network with the advisory board and current students
  • Discussions with industry leaders on real-world problems in the field
students on boat tour

Students on a boat tour of the Port of Seattle.

students at tour of amazon facility

Students tour an Amazon Fulfillment Center.