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September 18, 2020

Preparing for autumn quarter (Message to instructors and staff)

With autumn quarter fast approaching, we want to thank each of you for working over the summer to prepare, from developing courses for remote instruction to readying residence halls and instructional spaces. Your contributions to each student’s Husky Experience are invaluable whether our students are learning online or in person.


September 14, 2020

UW students: Coronavirus testing for autumn quarter

Widespread testing – especially of people who aren’t experiencing symptoms – is one important way to protect you and your community from COVID-19, which is why the UW is launching the Husky Coronavirus Testing program.


Coronavirus testing for UW employees

Widespread testing – especially of people who aren’t experiencing symptoms – is one important way to protect you and your community from COVID-19, which is why the UW is launching the Husky Coronavirus Testing program.


August 25, 2020

Your back-to-school checklist (Message to Seattle campus students)

This message was sent to all incoming and current students at the University of Washington’s Seattle campus. Similar messages were sent to UW Bothell and UW Tacoma students from their campus leaders. Dear UW Student, First, I hope you and your loved ones are safe and well. As the University of Washington prepares for autumn…


August 6, 2020

How the pandemic will affect autumn quarter learning (Message to students from the United States)

In July, we committed to communicating, with as much certainty as possible, what to expect at the start of the academic year as our University, nation and world continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. Today we are sharing what we believe will be our final plans for autumn quarter classes.


How the pandemic will affect autumn quarter learning (Message to international students)

In July, we committed to communicating, with as much certainty as possible, what to expect at the start of the academic year as our University and world continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. We recognize that international students face additional challenges when it comes to being enrolled in a university in the United States, and we are committed to doing everything possible to help you pursue your University of Washington degree. Today we are sharing what we believe will be our final plans for autumn quarter classes.


New details on the pandemic’s effects on autumn quarter learning and working (Message to faculty and staff)

In July, we committed to communicating, with as much certainty as possible, what to expect at the start of the academic year as our University, nation and world continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. As we had feared, COVID-19 has continued to spread in our state and county, and we write today with what we expect to be final plans for autumn quarter classes, information we are also sharing with our students and their families today.


July 22, 2020

Things to consider as you prepare for autumn quarter (Message to students)

We hope you are well and safe during these difficult times. As we shared in our Back-to-School overview in late June, all of our planning for autumn quarter is subject to where our county, state and nation are in terms of the COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, the news on this front has not been good. Our nation is in the midst of an alarming increase in COVID-19 cases.


Update as we prepare for autumn quarter (Message to faculty and staff)

We hope you are well and healthy during these difficult times. As we shared in our Back-to-School overview in late June, our planning for autumn quarter is contingent upon our county, state and nation continuing to manage the COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, the current news is not good, and our nation is in the midst of an alarming increase in COVID-19 cases.


July 10, 2020

Back-to-School Town Hall

President Ana Mari Cauce hosted a virtual town hall on Friday, July 10, with a panel of UW leaders to address these questions and offer a preview of what back-to-school will mean for the UW community.



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