Welcome to the UW Family
Your role in your student’s life may be shifting, but it’s just as important as ever. We’re here to provide you with the resources you need to help your Husky make the most of their UW experience.
On these pages, you’ll find information on everything from financial aid to campus life to health and safety protocols. You and your Husky are about to embark on a life-changing journey. Welcome to the UW family!
Join our Facebook group to connect with other UW parents and family members.
UW Family Tailgate
Bring your whole pack and create fun memories with your Husky!
Space is limited. To help us plan for your arrival, make sure to register early!
Summer at UW
Take a tour of UW via kayak or canoe rental. Come solo, or with your UW family and experience a paddle around the Union Bay Natural Area. Paddle to the Washington Arboretum and enjoy the protected waterways and hiking trails that provide spectacular animal and people watching. Visiting information for families.
Welcome UW Families
Family Dawg Daze 2023
Family Member Information for Dawg Daze
While Dawg Daze is designed specifically for students, parents & families are welcome to attend the events either with your student or on your own. View the Dawg Daze Website for families and make your Dawg Daze plans.
UNIVERSITY FACULTY LECTURE
Rocking the world of physics
Our best theory of how the universe works may be imperfect. In the 2023 University Faculty Lecture, UW Physics Professor David W. Hertzog explores how scientists are using subatomic particles called muons to do some detective work.
This talk is intended for a general audience.
More information can be found on the University Faculty Lecture website.