Parents & Families

The Division of Student Life serves as a hub for a variety of programs, services, facilities and operations that enrich the Husky Experience by supporting the intellectual, physical, and emotional development of all UW students.

Student Life programs and services will help your student navigate the University, stay physically and mentally healthy, meet new friends and develop a career path. In addition to Parent & Family Programs, these include:

Career & Internship Center

Serves as a resource to provide comprehensive career and job search services to UW students and alumni; supports the exploration of career and academic options and development of job search skills; and facilitates connections between employers and students that lead to successful and satisfying futures


Produces the Freshman Convocation and the University of Washington Commencement

Community Standards & Student Conduct

Fosters a developmental approach to student conduct; provides support and guidance to the UW community; and promotes the values and expectations of the UW

Counseling Center

Staffed by psychologists and mental health counselors who provide developmentally-based counseling, assessment, and crisis intervention services to currently enrolled UW students

Disability Resources for Students

Strives to support the inclusion of students with disabilities as independent, responsible and productive members of the campus community

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Serves as the principal liaison between the UW and the sororities and fraternities associated with the Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils

Health & Wellness

Provides support, advocacy, consultation, and education to the University of Washington campus community; works directly with students as well as concerned faculty, staff, family and friends to connect to students who may be in need of Health & Wellness services

Housing & Food Services

Provides safe, sustainable and convenient on-campus housing options for students in all stages of their college experience; offers a variety of dining options, catering and conference services; and manages the Husky Card


The student union at UW’s Seattle campus welcomes more than two million students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests each year. It also hosts events and houses the programs and services of student government, the Student Activities Office, and a wide variety of dining, meeting and conference spaces

Q Center

Facilitates and enhances a brave, affirming, liberatory and celebratory environment for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all sexual and gender orientation, identities and expressions

Recreational Sports Programs/IMA

Offers exercise, sports, and fitness opportunities to UW students, faculty and staff, at every level of interest and ability

Student Life Advancement

Raises money for student scholarships, programs and services; stewards gifts and donors; facilitates philanthropy among students

Student Publications (The Daily)

Provides fiscal and administrative assistance to The Daily, the independent student newspaper for the UW community

Student Veteran Life

Founded by student veterans, provides programs, services, and community for student veterans and active duty service members attending the University

UW Police

Actively collaborates with our community to create a safe and secure campus through education, problem solving and enforcement