Student Life

May 3, 2022

Spring 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 3) – Husky Pawket Guide


Hi Huskies,

Amidst midterms and the many roles and responsibilities that come with being a student, a reminder to please make time to relax and care for yourself. Nothing is more important than your health and well-being! Be sure to check out the opportunities below to build community and continue having a successful spring.

A note for graduates – Don’t miss the special Commencement section with news and reminders to help you prepare for the celebration!


Contents

    1. Health and Safety
    2. Connecting with Community
    3. Mental Health Moment
    4. Career and Internships
    5. Navigating UW
    6. Commencement


1. Health and Safety

Due to increased COVID-19 cases in our region, wearing a well-fitted, high-quality mask (e.g., KN95, N95, KF94 and surgical masks) indoors is now strongly recommended. These types of masks provide you with more protection than a cloth face covering and are available for free in several locations on each campus.


Bloodworks NW Donation Drive: Consider helping our community by giving blood on the UW Seattle campus, May 16-17 or June 2-3. Make sure to check the sign-up link for appointments to ensure that there are still available slots!


You can find out fast about possible COVID-19 exposures through the WA Notify app — it’s free and anonymous.


The SafeZone App helps you get the right assistance quickly with just a tap of your phone.


IF YOU HAVE COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

If you are currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please stay home and  follow the instructions for what to do if you feel sick.


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2. Connecting with Community

UWild Adventures offers a wide variety of opportunities for learning and exploration to help you get outdoors.


May the Fourth Be With You! Stop by the HUB on May 4 for a Star Wars Pop-Up Play and build your own lightsaber!


RSOs are busy this month…Make sure to check out JSA’s Matsuri on May 7, ISA’s Keraton on May 7, Hui Hoaloha ‘Ulana’s Spring Luau on May 14, TSA’s Night Market on May 14, or Desi Dhamaka on May 15.


Support your DawgsDawg Pack tickets go on sale May 6, UW Rowing hosts the Netherland men’s and Great Britain women’s national teams May 7, or bring your pup to Husky Ballpark for Bark in the Park on May 7. Go Huskies!


Dabble much? Check out all the Perks & Recreation Housing & Food Services has to offer including classes, programs, and spaces like Area 01, The MILL, and The 8.


ASUW Arts + Entertainment presents Spring Show 2022 on May 13. Stay tuned for this year’s line-up…


EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES

The UW Seattle Campus Calendar highlights opportunities to get involved around campus and connect with other Huskies.


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3. Mental Health Moment

Peer Wellness Coaching connects students with trained peers to identify areas of growth and barriers to success in order to help you strengthen and enhance personal well-being, solve problems effectively, and work toward intentional change in life. Learn more and schedule.


NEED TO TALK?

24/7 consultation from a counselor is available to UW students through My Student Support Program (My SSP).
If you are feeling overwhelmed, concerned about a friend, or you’re not sure what you need but you’d like to talk, My SSP is a great option. My SSP provides same-day, confidential mental health and crisis intervention support, 24/7 and in multiple languages. Connect via phone, online chat, or the My SSP app.
Learn more at mentalhealth.uw.edu.


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4. Career and Internships

Applications for the fall Industry Mentorship Program are now open! The Industry Mentorship Program (1 credit) provides undergrads a glimpse of what it’s like to work in an industry and what it takes to get there. Fall quarter will feature ‘Non-Tech in Tech’ and applications are due May 10.


FEATURED JOBS & COURSES
There are jobs and internships out there, and it’s as important as ever to build your skills, experience, and network. Here are a few things you may want to check out:

Job/internship postings (undergrad):

Job/internship postings (graduate):


CAREER SUPPORT

The Career & Internship Center is here to support you with guidance and resources, including Handshake, UW’s online job and internship platform.


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5. Navigating UW

Meet your 2022-23 ASUW Board of Directors!


 

Free PathwayU Career Assessments: Discover your passion and connect it to college and careers. Take assessments to gain insights on your interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences and get a list of career matches to explore.


With a ton of free workshops and special events, there is something happening nearly every day of the month at #YourUWLibrary! Check-out what’s happening this month, plus learn about new hours for the end of the quarter and summer operations.


Is your media usage helping or hurting your well-being? Learn about the positive and negative impacts of media consumption at your own pace with LiveWell Peer Health Educators’ Media Literacy Booklet.


Considering grad school, but not sure about how to pay for it? Learn how to navigate funding resources at UW Libraries’ Finding Funding for Graduate School workshop on May 19.


UW Emergency Aid assists students who are experiencing unexpected financial hardships that may disrupt their education or prevent them from earning their UW degree, including food insecurity, emergency medical/dental costs, family emergencies, and more.


ACADEMIC ACCOMMODATIONS

Students with disabilities can request academic accommodations at any time through the Disability Resources for Students office. Learn more about accommodations.


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6. Commencement

Ready, set, graduate! Get ready to participate in Commencement by reviewing the graduation checklist.

Participating in Commencement in Husky Stadium? Need a cap and gown or other regalia? Fill out the Registration/Order Form, May 4 – 22.


You are a Husky for life! The UW Alumni Association is rewarding your achievement with a gift… free digital membership, good for one year! And don’t miss these grad events:

  • Graduate and professional students – join the Graduate & Professional Student Senate and UWAA in Sylvan Grove on May 13 for a toast to the future!
  • Free donuts and coffee for grads! Grab a snack and take a picture with UWAA’s giant inflatable Husky on May 16 from 9am-12pm in Red Square.

CONGRADULATIONS!

Keep us up-to-date on your graduation celebrations using #uwgrad22
Learn more at washington.edu/graduation.


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