Welcome new Huskies

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

Academics

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

Academic Calendar

Center for Learning and Undergraduate Enrichment (CLUE) – clue@uw.edu
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 – ctcuw@uw.edu
CTC provides services for commuter and transfer students including day-use lockers, printing, kitchen and changing room.

Collegium Seminars – seminars@uw.edu

Honors Program – 206-543-7444

Husky Leadership Initiative – uwhli@uw.edu
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; ipe@uw.edu

Majors

Summer Quarter – 206-543-8580
Enrollment for Summer quarter only

University Catalog
Online only

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Go Dawgs!

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

Housing options

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

Money matters

Child Care Assistance for Student Parents – 206-543-1041; ovpsa@uw.edu
172 Schmitz Hall

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

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Health insurance – 206-543-6202

Residence Classification – resquest@uw.edu
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 admission letter. If you have questions about residency classification or wish to apply for a change in your status, consult the Residence Classification 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; workstudy@uw.edu

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Services for parents

Parent and Family Programs – uwparent@uw.edu
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.

Services for students

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.

Commuter 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, livewell@uw.edu
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, uwiss@uw.edu
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)

Student Activities Office (SAO) – 206-543-2380; sao@uw.edu
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
Creates the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.

Veterans Center – 206-543-6122
The UW Veterans Center 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; womens@uw.edu
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.

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Transitions

Admissions, Office of  – 206-543-9686

Admitted Student Previews – Freshmen only 2019 dates– April 4, 6, 8, 16

Campus Visit Program – 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, info@fiuts.org
International Student Orientation, home stay & friendship programs, student programming

Measles immunization
Proof of immunization is required of all UW students.

UW Testing Center – 206-543-1171