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