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Welcome to the UW Family! Behind every Husky, there’s a pack of loved ones, mentors and supporters who helped them reach this milestone. We’re so glad you’re here.

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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!

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UW Homecoming Football Game

Saturday, October 21, 7:30 p.m. vs. Arizona State.
Bring your whole pack and create fun memories with your Husky! Space is limited. Purchase your game tickets now!

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Autumn at UW

Autumn 2023

UW students can purchase discounted tickets to concerts and performances hosted by Meany Center for the Performing Arts, School of Music, DXARTS, Department of Dance, and School of Drama. See what is showing with ArtsUW.

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UW Parent & Family Guide

Whether this is your Husky’s first year or final year at UW, make sure you download our UW Parent & Family Guide. From academic tutoring to personal health and safety, the guide lists resources available to support your student’s well-being and success at UW.

Download the Guide

Family Dawg Daze 2023

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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.

More Information About Family Dawg Daze

Provost Town Hall

Thursday, February 15
10 – 11 a.m.

Alder Hall Auditorium, Seattle campus, or watch via livestream on the provost’s website.


Join UW Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Tricia Serio as she discusses the state of the UW from an academic perspective and highlights some of the opportunities for faculty and staff to lead the conversation on using artificial intelligence to transform their research, innovation, teaching and impact.

Support the Husky Experience

Your philanthropic support strengthens every student’s UW experience. The UW Parent & Family Fund makes it possible for us to provide critical programs and resources, like the student emergency fund and 24/7 access to mental health counselors.

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