Student Life

May 19, 2023

Spring Resources & Opportunities (Volume 4) Husky Pawket Guide

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

Hi Huskies,

After an eventful academic year, national Mental Health Awareness month gives us an opportunity to refocus on caring for yourself, the importance of mental health and mental health care resources available at the UW for you, including:

We are here to help you get the care you need.


Husky Experience

Undergraduate Research Symposium with a collage of photos of students conducting research and participating in art projects.

UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is May 19

Join us in person on May 19 for the 26th Undergraduate Research Symposium. More than 1,000 students will share their research spanning population health, racial equity, politics, history, engineering, computer science, biology, education, dance, design and more. Undergraduate creativity and scholarship is boundless. Registration is recommended. Learn more about the Undergraduate Research Symposium and register to attend.

2023 class gift supports undergraduate research
This year, the graduating UW Seattle class of 2023 is supporting the Undergraduate Research Program Gift Fund to support students and mentors who want to engage in undergraduate research and creative scholarship across all disciplines. To donate $20.23 or more, visit the Together UW class gift donation webpage.


Today: UW Spring Makers FairStudents gather around a jewelry table at the Maker's Fair.

The two-day Spring Makers Fair ends today (May 17), so don’t miss out. The fair is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the HUB and features uniquely made products created by 250 vendors from our UW community. Attendees can enter to win amazing giveaways from some of our students, faculty, staff and alumni makers and artists.

Sustainability Careers Alumni PanelGreen globe with a plant and recycling arrows on a green background.

Come for an online conversation with UW alumni working in sustainability roles in a variety of fields 4-5 p.m. on May 24. This is a great way to hear from alumni who have walked the path before you. Register to attend the Careers in Sustainability Alumni Panel.

Student discount: 5th Avenue TheaterActors perform Les Miserables.

UW students get a 20% discount on 5th Avenue Theater shows, including the upcoming performance of Les Misérables May 24-June 17. To get the discount, buy tickets directly through the or use promo code DAWGS.

Mental Health Moment

Marimba with mallets.

Strengthen your mind-body connection with Mindfulness Through Connecting with the Arts workshops hosted by UW’s Counseling Center, including:

  • May 24, 3-6 p.m.: Marimba Music Workshop, HUB Ballroom. YAAMBA Marimba Band will lead an exploration of play, music and rhythm. Percussion instruments are provided with instruction on how to play them.

RSVP to the art workshop to receive a reminder to attend. Drop-ins also welcome.

Career and Internships

Professional Headshots New! Iris Booth with illustrations of snapshots of dogs.

Free Self-Service Professional Headshot Booth

Looking for a new professional headshot to refresh your LinkedIn, Handshake or Husky Landing profile? Stop by the UW Career & Internship Center 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday in Mary Gates Hall Room 134 to use the Iris Air Booth for your next professional photo! No appointment necessary.

During your session, the machine will take three photos of you. Then your photos will be delivered to you instantly via email. You can edit, share and upload your photos as desired. Find out more about getting a new headshot.

Navigating UW


Register for graduation by May 21Group of UW graduates at commencement.

It’s time to join the graduation celebration! If you’re planning to participate in UW’s 2023 commencement, register by May 21. You can also order cap and gown, tickets and parking for the Husky Stadium commencement ceremony.

Visit the UW Food Pantry Hunger is the Pits. Pre-order or shop in person at the UW Food Pantry with an illustration of an avocado on a purple background.

Visitors to the UW Food Pantry are welcome to shop in-person or order online for pick up once a week and get three to four days worth of food. The Pantry provides shelf-stable products, UW Farm organic produce, ready-to-eat items from campus dining locations and hygiene products at no cost to visitors.

Get a massage!Woman getting her shoulders massaged.

Relax and unwind with a massage at UW Recreation with a licensed massage therapist. For a single session, the student price is $30. Learn more about massage and make an appointment.