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Blossoms & Baseball UW Parent & Family Day

UW Baseball is excited to welcome our UW Parents & Families to Husky Ballpark on March 30 with discounted tickets and a UW Baseball Hat*.

Students get in free with valid student ID and get free welcome back swag.

Make it a UW Spring Family Weekend 

  • Come watch a game with your Husky!
  • Check out the Cherry Blossoms!
  • Root for our Dawgs!

*Pick-up your UW Baseball Hat at the game

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UW Family Weekend invites families to campus to spend time with their Husky and get a taste of UW life. There’s plenty to celebrate this year as we reunite at the UW Family tailgate, cheer on the Dawgs at Homecoming and throw a celebration in Red Square for W Day. Bring the entire family and build your own weekend of fun!

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New Family Orientation

students and family during Parent and Family weekend

Welcome to our UW Family! If you are one of our new families, you can learn more about programs, resources, and how to help your Husky have a successful start during their first year at UW. We also invite our families to connect via our official Facebook group.

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New Student Convocation and Dawg Daze

students in red square showing the dubs

A University of Washington welcome for new students, their friends and families. You and your student will get to know classmates, learn tips on navigating student life and celebrate the start of your husky experience.

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President’s Address

headshot of President Cauce

As our University returns to in-person learning and work, President Cauce invites you to her annual address. She will share her perspective on the road ahead as we work together to recover from the pandemic and support equity and well-being for our community of faculty, staff and students.

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Graduation cap that says, Thanks mom and dad

You did it! Graduation is a special time for students and families. We’re taking steps to help you celebrate your Husky, safely. Visit our dedicated UW Commencement pages which includes departmental celebrations.

Tune In Live



UW Family Conversations 2022

Campus & Community Safety

The University of Washington Parent & Family Programs hosted a virtual discussion for UW families on campus and community safety.


  • Sally Clark, UW Interim Vice President for Campus Community Safety
  • Chief Craig Wilson, UW Police
  • Glenna Chang, UW Associate Vice President for Student Life
  • Don Blakeney, Executive Director U District Partnership
  • Capt. Kevin Grossman, Seattle Police North Precinct


  • Jannah Maresh, Director, UW Parent & Family Programs
  • Jack Martin, Associate Vice President for Communications

Watch the recording of the meeting.

What do Employers care about when hiring college graduates?

In this session, we’ll share findings from national surveys about what employment recruiters look for when hiring new college graduates. We’ll also share essential Career & Internship Center resources your students have access to throughout their time at the UW.

Watch the recorded session

UW Family Wellness Weekend: Resilience and Well-Being

Conversations about student wellness, building resilience and Husky mental health. View the presentation slides

UW Family Wellness Weekend: Husky Mental Health

Conversations about student wellness, building resilience and Husky mental health. View the Well-being for Life and Learning Guidebook