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Campus Resource Guide

From academic advising to parent programs, discover the many campus resources available to you.

Resource guide

Academic advising – 206-543-2550
Overview of advising resources

Academic calendar

Center for Learning and Undergraduate Enrichment (CLUE) –
CLUE is the UW’s free, late-night, multidisciplinary study center located in Mary Gates Hall. It offers drop-in tutoring, discussion sessions led by graduate and senior undergraduate students and a writing center.

Commuter & Transfer Commons –
CTC provides services for commuter and transfer students including day-use lockers, printing, kitchen and changing room.

Collegium seminars –

Honors Program – 206-543-7444

Husky Leadership Initiative –
This initiative helps students connect to leadership opportunities across and beyond campus so they develop a personal leadership philosophy and grow into socially responsible change agents and effective community leaders.

International programs and exchanges – 206-221-4404;


Summer Sessions – 206-543-8580
Open enrollment for Summer Sessions

University catalog
Online only


Intercollegiate athletics – 206-543-2210
NCAA Division I athletics

Housing & Food Services – 206-543-4059
On-campus living and dining

Greek Life
Fraternities – Interfraternity Council, 206-543-1800
Sororities – Panhellenic Association, 206-543-1810

Childcare assistance for student parents – 206-543-1041;
172 Schmitz Hall

Financial aid – 206-543-6101
Financial aid, work study, scholarships and loans

Health insurance – 206-543-6202

Residence classification –
Your classification as a resident or nonresident of Washington state will determine the tuition and fees you pay as a student. Note your residency status on your offer letter or in MyUW. If you have questions about residency classification or wish to apply for a change in your status, consult the residency website.

Student employment – 206-543-0535
Explore internship opportunities and hone your job and career search skills.

Student Fiscal Services – 206-543-4694
Tuition billing and aid disbursement

Work Study – 206-685-1985;


Parent and Family Programs –
Parent and Family Programs, a university-wide initiative housed in the Division of Student Life, serves as a resource for families of undergraduate students at the UW. With a mission to provide a window into the UW student experience, Parent and Family Programs offers opportunities for parents and families to create their own UW experiences, enriching not only the lives of students but also the University community at large. Join the conversation on Facebook.

Campus safety
The University of Washington Police Department, one of only 51 nationally accredited college police departments, serves the campus and protects the members of the UW community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. UW Police personnel are sworn, state-commissioned officers, performing the same services as those of any police agency.

Transportation Services 

  • U-PASS, parking

Disability Resources for Students (DRS) 206-543-8924 Voice and Relay
DRS coordinates academic and housing accommodations for enrolled students with disabilities or temporary health conditions.

Disclosure of student records (FERPA) 
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) protects the privacy of a student’s education records. Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 478-140 further defines University policy regarding student education records. As a general rule the UW will not release a student’s education records to a third party without written consent of the student. This includes tuition account information.

Division of Student Life

Hall Health Center – 206-685-1011
Outpatient clinic providing health and medical care to enrolled UW students

Health & Wellness – 206-543-6085,
Health & Wellness is a free service that works with all UW students to support their academic careers by building relationships and plans for success. Programs and services include the Suicide Intervention Program; Sexual Assault, Relationship Violence, Stalking and Harassment Intervention and Education; and Alcohol and Other Addictive Behaviors Education.

International Student Services – 206-221-7857,
Immigration & visa issues, international student advising, ISS online information session

Q Center – 206-897-1430
The Q Center facilitates and enhances a brave, affirming and celebratory environment for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all sexual and gender orientation, identities and expressions.

Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC)

SafeCampus – 206-685-7233
SafeCampus is the University of Washington’s violence-prevention and response program. Students can call SafeCampus anytime to anonymously discuss safety and well-being concerns.

Student Activities Office (SAO) – 206-543-2380;
The SAO encourages UW students to participate in student activities and student government as a way to experience personal growth, meet new friends, and share common interests with other students, faculty, and staff. Explore the more than 800 student organizations at the UW to find one that’s right for you.

Student Guide 
Includes websites, office locations, phone numbers and email addresses for more than 120 campus offices and programs.

UW Police Department

Veterans Education Benefits Office – 206-543-6122
The Veterans Education Benefits Office is a place for veterans to connect with other veterans. In addition the center provides access to university resources specifically designed for veterans. It is not just an office, rather a place where veterans can find and build their community within the University.

Women’s Center – 206-685-1090;
Programs and classes for women and men.
The Re-Entry program offers orientation to the UW, transitional support, and free advising for those returning to college after time away.


Admissions, Office of  – 206-543-9686

Campus tours – 206-543-9686
Guided tours, visits

Diversity resources

Early Fall Start (EFS) 
Freshmen get a jumpstart on your college experience with Early Fall Start. Take a class designed just for you, make new friends, meet UW faculty, get to know campus and explore Seattle, all before fall quarter starts.

Educational Opportunity Program – 206-543-5715

First Year Programs  – 206-543-4905
Advising & Orientation, Commuter & Transfer Commons, Dawg Daze, First-year Interest Groups, Parent Orientation

Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (FIUTS) – 206-543-0735,
International Student Orientation, home stay & friendship programs, student programming

Immunization requirements
Proof of immunization is required of all UW students.

Testing resources