A safe return to our campuses

President Cauce assembled two task forces to plan for how we safely return to in-person learning and how we safely enable more employees to return to in-person work on our campuses. The UW’s plans will follow Governor Inslee’s “Healthy Washington – Roadmap to recovery and guidance from local health departments. The task force pages will be updated with new information and guidelines as work continues.

We must be flexible and prepared to ease or ramp up restrictions based on the rate of viral transmission in our region. The pandemic’s impacts are wide-ranging and varied between people, so the UW is approaching next steps through the lens of understanding how our decisions affect the health and well-being of everyone in our community.

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Learn about the work taking place to promote health and academic excellence during the pandemic.

Sven Haakanson, a curator of Native American anthropology at the Burke Museum, works with artifacts at a lab bench.


Learn more about the resources and information available to help staff, faculty and other academic personnel work safely and productively whether on campus or off.