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Residency Week

Supply Chain ClassroomStudents in the online Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics begin the degree program with a mandatory one-week residency on the UW campus in Seattle. During this intensive week you’ll complete the first course in the program, SCTL 501: Logistics & Analysis, while engaging with others in the program and getting familiar with UW resources.

The residency week 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.

Supply Chain Classroom

Activities during the week include:

  • Active learning with your peers to build foundational knowledge and make connections
  • Training on how to use the online learning environment
  • Evening reception to network with the advisory board and current students
  • Discussions with industry leaders on real-world problems in the field
  • Company or plant tours

The residency typically takes place the week before autumn quarter begins. Classes meet Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and there are also homework assignments and evening events. Full participation is required.