Student Life

April 19, 2023

Spring 2023 Resources & Opportunities (Volume 1) – Husky Pawket Guide

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

Hi Huskies,

Hope your spring quarter is off to a good start! As we head into the last few months of the academic year, I encourage you to take time to explore our beautiful campus. Visit the cherry blossoms in the Quad, stop by the UW Botanic Gardens, rent a canoe at the Waterfront Activities Center or enjoy some of UW’s other hidden gems.

Enjoy the sunshine,

Husky Experience

Today We Build a Better Tomorrow. Husky Giving Day with a group of smiling students.

Husky Giving Day is April 6!
Be part of something BIG. This Thursday, April 6, join us in Red Square to celebrate Husky Giving Day!

9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.: KEXP DJ Kennady Quille + activities
Grab a photo with Airy the gigantic inflatable Husky at the Alumni Association table and snack on a doughnut from Mighty-O while learning about Husky Giving Day.
12:30-1:30 p.m.: Dubs meet and greet photo op at the Husky Giving Day tent.
2:40-3 p.m.: Husky Marching Band


LiveWell hosts Sex, Lovers & Friends series in AprilIllustration of four people walking in different directions.

LiveWell’s Peer Health Educators have a full month of educational and fun activities, workshops and games throughout the month of April. This week, join us for Talking with Strangers, an interactive workshop about striking up conversations with new people, at 3 p.m. April 6 in the Husky Union Building South Ballroom 221B.

Apply by April 16 for Huskies @WorkSmiling UW students and alumni.

The spring session of Huskies@Work is now accepting applications. Get connected 1-on-1 with alumni who can give you the inside info you need, whether you’re curious about a new career field or already have a dream job in mind. Apply by April 16; meet ups happen in May.

Waterfront Activities Center canoe rentals

A student in a blue WAC lifejacket in a canoe on the water.

Recreation’s Waterfront Activities Center on the shore of Lake Union will begin offering canoe rentals on April 6. UW Seattle students receive a 25% rental discount (Husky Card required).


Mental Health Moment

Group therapy. Let's get chatty. Illustration of two people talking. #HealthyHuskies

If you’re in need of mental health support, consider joining the Counseling Center for group therapy. Options offered this quarter include Understanding Self and Others, Getting Through Grief, Procrastination and Perfectionism and many others.

Career and Internships

Spring Job & Internship Fair with illustration of cherry blossoms.

In-Person Spring Job & Internship Fair April 11

100 employers will be recruiting for internships, part-time jobs and post-graduation jobs!

When: April 11, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: HUB Ballrooms
Who: Open to all majors and class levels
Get Ready: Watch How to Prepare for an In-Person Career Fair

Learn more about the Job & Internship Fair and register to attend.

Navigating UW

Apply to be a 2023 UWAA Homecoming Scholar

A female UW student who earned a UWAA scholarship, purple and gold topped cupcake, I heart W sign, and hands surrounding artwork. The UW Alumni Association is looking for extraordinary Huskies who represent the impact of a UW education. If you think that sounds like you, apply to be a UWAA Homecoming Scholar! Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for one of six $4,000 scholarships. Applications close April 30. Learn more about the UWAA Homecoming Scholarship.

Digital Storytelling with UW Libraries – Apply by April 12

Join fellow Huskies for a series of free workshops that will take youVideo storytelling 4 week workshop. UW Libraries Storytelling Fellows with an illustration of a woman editing a video. through everything you need to know to create compelling digital stories — from idea generation, media collection, recording, editing and more. Learn more about the Video Digital Storytelling workshop.

Easier issue tracking when you need Help Desk support

Hands typing on a laptop.

UW IT’s Service Center is making it easier to track your Help Desk request. Now, when you contact or 206-221-5000, you’ll get one easy-to-use Reference Number per issue. And if you didn’t know, My Requests on IT Connect shows you the basic info on any help records you might have.