UW tradition

Homecoming 2021

Alumni, students and friends near and far come to campus to celebrate all things Husky with a week of events.

Alaska Airlines Dawg Dash

The UWAA’s signature fun run to support student scholarships returns to the Seattle campus with an in-person, 5K-only edition this October! Dawg Dashers all receive a Brooks Running long-sleeved tech shirt and their choice of a participant medal or limited-edition drawstring bag with their registration fee. 9 a.m., Oct. 10.


W Day 

Huskies everywhere will celebrate W Day on Friday, Oct. 15. This year marks 160 years since UW’s founding and brings Huskies together again for a day of Purple Pride!  10 a.m., Oct. 15.

Homecoming Game vs. UCLA

Cheer the Huskies to victory against the Bruins! UWAA members save on admission to the hottest ticket in town. Can’t make it back? Find a viewing party near you. Kickoff, 5:30 p.m., Oct. 16. See football benefits for members.

Meet the 2021 UWAA Homecoming Scholars

The UWAA is proud to honor six extraordinary students whose stories exemplify Husky adaptability, tenacity and resolve. Each student received a $2,000 scholarship and will be recognized at the Oct. 16 Homecoming game. Meet the 2021 scholars.