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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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Husky Giving Day 2024

Support UW Parent & Family Fund

Join our UWFamily of donors contributing to the UW Parent & Family Fund for Student Success. Your gift support empowers students with vital resources, services, and opportunities that enhance their educational journey, ensuring they thrive both inside and outside the classroom.

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Welcome UW Families 2024

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UW Parent & Family Guide 2024-25

Available on May 1, 2024. Whether this is your Husky’s first 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.

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Commencement 2024

UW Commencement 2024

Get ready to celebrate, Huskies! Check out the 2024 Commencement page for the Husky’s To Do List to graduate and participate in the Husky Stadium Ceremony. Families can check out grad gifts, announcements and school & departmental ceremonies 

Prepare to Celebrate, UWFamily

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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