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News, updates and resources around UW to promote a great Husky Experience. We love featuring original content from students and the greater UW community! If you have anything you would like us to consider for publication here, connect with us at dawglife@uw.edu.



  • Winter 2023 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 1) – Husky Pawket Guide

    January 13, 2023

    Hi Huskies, Hope your Winter quarter is off to a good start! I encourage you to make the most of your Husky Experience by trying something new this quarter - take a class at the IMA, meet with a Peer Wellness Coach or join a Registered Student Organization. It's a great way to begin 2023!…

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  • Autumn 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 6) – Husky Pawket Guide

    December 14, 2022

    Hi Huskies, Congratulations on making it to the end of Autumn quarter! I hope your finals are going well and that you had some memorable experiences in the past few months. I encourage you to continue to seek out ways to build connections, discover new learning opportunities and challenge yourself during Winter quarter. I wish…

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  • Autumn 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 5) – Husky Pawket Guide

    November 30, 2022

    Hi Huskies, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving break. As you begin thinking about your finals, I encourage you to check out UW Libraries 10 Tips for Success. Use these time-saving resources to help you succeed and stress less during finals! Check out Odegaard Library’s extended hours during finals and the winter break schedule…

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  • Autumn 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 4) – Husky Pawket Guide

    November 17, 2022

    Hi Huskies, As we reach the midpoint of Autumn quarter, I am grateful for the many opportunities for all of us to be together again. Expressing gratitude strengthens and nurtures our emotional and mental well-being, while helping us be more resilient in the face of stress and challenges. I invite you to join us for…

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

    November 2, 2022

    Hi Huskies, Did you know that more than 30 percent of University of Washington undergrads are first-generation students? We also have many faculty and staff who are proud to be the first in their families to earn their degree. I am one of them. The University of Washington is participating in the National First-Generation College…

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  • Halloween Safety Tips - 2022

    October 25, 2022

    Halloween is a fun time, but it is important to be vigilant about your personal safety. There are many things to consider to ensure your well-being and that of our UW community. The UW Police Department has shared the following tips on staying safe on Halloween: If you walk alone be alert of your surroundings…

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  • Autumn 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 2) – Husky Pawket Guide

    October 19, 2022

    Hi Huskies, I hope you had a great W Day and UW Family Weekend! All UW students will need two-factor authentication with your UW NetID to protect your work and UW data, as well as to be able to register for Winter quarter. Get Duo Mobile for your phone/tablet and then opt in to 2FA.…

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  • Autumn 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 1) - Husky Pawket Guide

    October 10, 2022

    Hi Huskies, We couldn’t be more excited to welcome you to a new academic year. For those of you who are new to campus, I’m Denzil Suite, your Vice President for Student Life. My goal with these messages (Pawket Guide — get it? Anyone?) is to equip you with need-to-know info and tips to help…

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  • Spring 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 5) - Husky Pawket Guide

    June 1, 2022

    Hi Huskies, In our final Pawket Guide of this academic year, I want to thank you all for another year of adaptability, impact, and compassion for one another. These are the things that make Huskies so special – as students, alumni, and change-makers in the world. Wishing you all a strong finish to the quarter,…

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  • Spring 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 4) - Husky Pawket Guide

    May 17, 2022

    Hi Huskies, As sunnier, warmer weather (hopefully) becomes increasingly the norm, consider taking time away from your screen(s) and your studies to get outside and enjoy some of the outdoor wonders that Seattle and the Pacific Northwest have to offer. And, for the times you feel stuck in your books, remember – summer is near,…

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