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August 20, 2015

A message from Denzil Suite, Vice President for Student Life

Move-in days and the beginning of fall quarter are almost here! We look forward to welcoming first-year students, parents and families to campus during this momentous time. Fall is one of my favorite times of year, as new and returning students bring the energy back into our campus. I’m so proud to be a part…


February 12, 2015

Husky Parents 101: A Guide to Student Career Development

On Saturday, March 7, 2015, Parent and Family Programs is hosting its second annual Husky Parents 101 event for parents and families of first-year students. The morning will provide an opportunity for learning, networking and discussing ways to support UW undergraduates as they develop their career paths. Parents and families will hear from University experts about how to…


February 11, 2015

Applications for 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium due Feb. 23

The annual Undergraduate Research Symposium is a chance for undergraduates to share with a larger audience what they have learned through their research and creative scholarly work. The deadline for students to submit applications for the symposium is Feb. 23. And mark your calendars for the May 15 event in Mary Gates Hall, as parents…


Parents of Commuter Students Corner: The Commuter Commons supports your commuting students!

If your student is commuting to campus, the Commuter Commons provides a dedicated space, and a variety of services for commuting students. They also arrange events throughout the year to build a strong community among students who live off-campus.  Their friendly staff is trained to introduce students to the space and all that it has…


Conversation Circle Helps UW Community Discuss Ferguson Events

By Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity Around 60 University of Washington students, faculty, staff and community members gathered at OMA&D’s (OMA&D) Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) on Fri., Dec. 5, for a special Conversation Circle to discuss events surrounding the late-November grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown in…


CLUE provides tutoring and academic support

As the first set of midterms wraps up and the second set begins, it is a great time for students to use the Center for Learning and Undergraduate Enrichment (CLUE). Located at the heart of campus life, both in physical location in Mary Gates Hall and in its mission to support students holistically, CLUE is…


October 20, 2014

Huskies by the Bay: A Regional Recap

Huskies by the Bay: A Regional Recap Husky spirit reached new heights in the San Francisco Bay Area, October 9-11, when the Purple and Gold arrived in the Golden State! The three-day celebration, known as Huskies by the Bay, featured various activities, including an admissions event for prospective students and their families, a reception for…


Top 10 Tips for Undergrads from UW Libraries

First, take a moment to watch a UW360 video about the recently renovated Odegaard Library! Study at Odegaard 24 hours/day, Sunday through Thursday — after 7 p.m., for UW students only. Get help with writing and research assignments at the Odegaard Writing and Research Center. Use the Odegaard computer lab; scan, print and get free…


Join the W Day Giving Challenge

During the UW’s 48-hour online giving event, help us reach the University’s $200,000 fundraising goal with a gift to the UW Parent and Family Fund. The Parent and Family Fund supports initiatives and programs that enrich and impact the undergraduate experience from move-in through graduation, including leadership opportunities, undergraduate research, and career development. Whether you give…


October 17, 2014

Registration Open for U Lead We Lead, 10/29

There’s still time for your student to sign up for U Lead We Lead on Wed., Oct. 29! Registration is online at: http://huskyleadership.uw.edu/programs/u-lead-we-lead/. U Lead We Lead is the Husky Leadership Initiative’s signature event to kick off the school year. A cross-campus collaboration of faculty, staff and students, the event uses the art of storytelling…



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