Supporting student success through access, diversity and engagement
The Division of Student Life at the University of Washington serves as a hub for a variety of programs, services, facilities and operations that are all designed to enrich the Husky Experience.
To ensure a leading-edge student experience, we are committed to providing limitless opportunities for students to make the most of their time at the UW, by supporting their intellectual, physical and emotional development. As a division, we understand that student success is not solely defined by academic achievement. Through clubs and activities, leadership and service, and a dedicated network of mentors, students at the UW grow as individuals, embrace diversity and learn to engage in their communities.
Provides career and job search services to UW students and alumni; supports the exploration of career and academic options and development of job search skills; and facilitates connections between employers and students that lead to successful and satisfying futures
Produces the Freshman Convocation and the University of Washington Commencement
Fosters a developmental approach to student conduct, provides support and guidance to the UW community, and promotes the values and expectations of the UW
Staffed by psychologists and mental health counselors who provide developmentally-based counseling, assessment, and crisis intervention services to currently-enrolled UW students
Strives to support the inclusion of students with disabilities as independent, responsible and productive members of the campus community
Serves as the principal contact in coordinating individual Recognition Agreements between the UW and the sororities and fraternities associated with the Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils
Provides tools and resources to help students access and develop a sense of self; also helps students who may need a higher level of support and more individualized attention
Provides safe, sustainable and convenient on-campus housing options for students in all stages of their college experience; offers a variety of dining options, catering and conference services, and manages the Husky Card
The student union at the Seattle campus of the UW welcomes more than two million students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests each year. It also hosts events and houses the programs and services of student government, the Student Activities Office, and a wide variety of dining, meeting and conference spaces.
Helps parents stay connected and engaged with the UW; plans and welcomes parents and families to campus for Parent & Family Weekend, April 8-10, 2016
Facilitates and enhances a brave, affirming, liberatory and celebratory environment for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all sexual and gender orientation, identities and expressions
Offers exercise, sports, and fitness opportunities to UW students, faculty and staff, at every level of interest and ability
Raises money for student scholarships, programs and services; stewards gifts and donors; facilitates philanthropy among students
Provides fiscal and administrative assistance to The Daily, the independent student newspaper for the UW community
Actively collaborates with our community to create a safe and secure campus through education, problem solving and enforcement