Student Life

Groups and activities

When you’re a Husky, you not only get an outstanding education. You also get a chance to take part in rewarding and fun groups and activities – especially for University of Washington students.

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Get moving

From cardio to rock climbing, basketball to kayaking, swimming to yoga. Intramural sports to outdoor adventures. Rec Sports and the IMA have fitness options for everyone.

Explore Rec Sports & the IMA

Husky Union Building

Engage & relax

At the Husky Union Building, you’ll find a smorgasbord of student services, including the Q Center, Student Activities Office, study and lounge areas and even a bowling alley!

See what’s at the HUB

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Join a group

Did you know there are about 800 registered student organizations? Find out more about them – and about participating in student government – at the Student Activities Office in the HUB.

Get involved at the SAO

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Stay informed

Keep up with what’s happening with The Daily, the UW student-run newspaper. Or contribute to the paper by writing, editing, illustrating, designing or selling ads for the paper.

Check out The Daily

Go Greek

Go Greek

Parties and socials. Philanthropic projects. Lifelong friendships. Fraternities and sororities can offer a support system, while giving you an opportunity to grow and help others.

Visit the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life

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Enjoy your campus home

Living in student housing provides a great way to meet new people, get involved in your residence hall community and join in fun activities.

Find out about Residential Life

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Get into politics

The Associated Students of the University of Washington is the student government at the UW. The ASUW works to serve students and improve student life.

Learn about ASUW

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Join grad student government

The Graduate and Professional Student Senate represents graduate and professional students at the UW. GPSS works to support and improve all aspects of graduate and professional student life.

Learn about GPSS

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Develop your potential

Visit the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center to discover resources and opportunities, including student advising, organizational development, personal growth and referrals to different departments and programs.

Connect with the Kelly ECC

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Improve your ‘hood

More than 3,000 students live in the North of 45th neighborhood. Join Husky Neighborhood Interns to make a positive impact in your community.

Check out HNI

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Reduce violence

Join Green Dot to help prevent and reduce violence at UW by engaging students as active bystanders who step in, speak up and interrupt potential acts of violence.

Take a stand with Green Dot

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Promote health

Volunteer with Peer Health Educators, a group of students who facilitate workshops about health issues to groups all over campus.

Discover more about PHE

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Connect across international boarders

Join Unite UW to meet, build friendships, and gain understanding of fellow Huskies from all over the world.

Join Unite UW