Student Life

March 8, 2023

Winter 2023 Resources & Opportunities (Volume 5) – Husky Pawket Guide

Husky Pawket Guide From the Desk of Dr. Denzil Suite, UW Division of Student Life

Hi Huskies,

In the past few months, King County has seen multiple drug overdose deaths linked with powder and pills in different colors that contain fentanyl. A lethal dose of fentanyl is about two milligrams – equivalent in size to a few grains of salt. There is no way to know if a substance is laced with fentanyl just by looking at it.

Here’s what you can do to reduce the risk of overdose:

Learn about recognizing the signs of an overdose and what you should do if you think someone is overdosing through UW’s LiveWell office.


Husky Experience

Exterior of Suzzallo Library and video for UW Summer Sessions.

Make your summer count!

UW Summer Sessions has something for everyone. As a UW Summer Sessions student, you will enjoy access to:

  • More than 1,000 credit courses covering more than 100 different areas of study
  • Top UW faculty and instructors
  • Smaller class sizes
  • Intensive foreign language courses
  • A range of campus services and resources, including the UW Libraries, UW Career & Internship Center and UW Housing & Food Services

The summer 2023 time schedule is available now. Priority registration opens on April 10.


30% off HUB gaming activities March 13-17Fun After Finals. Monday to Friday of Finals Week.

Take a break during finals week at The Hub with 30% off all gaming activities. Enjoy bowling, pool, console gaming, table tennis and PC gaming during Fun After Finals.

Cherry blossoms coming soon

Blooming cherry tree on the UW Quad.

It’s almost cherry blossom season! You can track the blooms, learn about the trees and plan your visit on the new UW Cherry Blossoms 2023 site. The 29 Yoshino cherry trees in the Quad usually reach peak bloom the third week of March. Stop by or watch the live webcam overlooking the Quad.

Academic Support Programs is hiring!A CLUE tutor waves hello.

Looking for a job for the 2023-2024 academic year? CLUE is hiring for drop-in and exam review tutors in various subjects. Academic Success Coaching is hiring for general and specialized coaching positions. Hourly pay rates range $18.69-$21.70. Visit our Work With Us page for more information. CLUE’s priority deadline for applications is March 24. Applications close April 2.

Get anonymous help with SafeCampus

You are not alone., 206-685-7233 with a hand holding a cell phone.

The UW has resources to support you. Call SafeCampus at 206-685-7233 — no matter where you work or study — to anonymously discuss safety and well-being concerns for yourself or others. SafeCampus’ team of caring professionals will provide individualized support, while discussing short- and long-term solutions and connecting you with additional resources when requested. Remember you are not alone — no situation is too big or too small to reach out to SafeCampus. Visit for more information.

Career and Internships

A notepad and pen with the text Internship and the words Learning, Practice, Experience, Exposure and Education on brightly colored sticky notes.

Get experience (internships)

Internship experience is one of the most important things employers look for in new college grads. Plus, internships can help you build your professional network and hone your career interests. Check out our Get Experience webpage for videos, worksheets and other resources to help you prepare for an internship.

Navigating UW

Apply now for the Husky Seed FundHusky Seed Fund. Your ideas, our funds. Inclusive, Impactful & Inventive Projects.

Do you have an innovative idea that would enhance the UW student experience? The Husky Seed Fund has the resources to make your idea a reality! Created by students for students, the Husky Seed Fund provides up to $5,000 for you, or a small team, to pursue your passions and bring your projects to life. Learn more about the Husky Seed Fund and apply by March 28.

Rocking the world of physics: University Faculty lecture is March 29David Hertzog

Our best theory of how the universe works may be imperfect. In the 2023 University Faculty Lecture, UW Physics Professor David W. Hertzog will explore how scientists are using subatomic particles called muons to do some detective work.
When: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 29
Where: HUB Lyceum or watch via livestream

Donate with Bloodworks NorthwestPop Up Donor Center. Bloodworks Northwest. #TogetherUW

Consider giving blood at a pop-up donation center at the Seattle campus! In partnership with Bloodworks Northwest, you can make a one-hour appointment to give blood, providing critical support to local hospitals and patients. Date and times available from March through May.