Student Life


  • 5 Cool Things - Spring 2020 News & Updates

    April 17, 2020

    This message was sent to UW Seattle students from Vice President for Student Life Denzil Suite on April 17, 2020. Five Cool Things from Denzil's Desk (Spring Edition) Contents Academic Support during a Remote Quarter Staying Close at a Distance Careers: Preparing for an Uncertain Economy Self-care and Managing Stress Staying Safe during an Extraordinary…

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  • Recent developments related to COVID-19 (Message from Denzil Suite)

    March 24, 2020

    This message was sent to undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Washington's Seattle campus from Vice President for Student Life Denzil Suite on March 24, 2020. For regularly-updated information and updates on the novel coronavirus and the University’s response, please visit Dear Students, The spread of the COVID-19 virus has created some…

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  • UW spring quarter classes will be held remotely (Message from President Cauce)

    March 18, 2020

    This message was sent to students on all University of Washington campuses from UW President Ana Mari Cauce. For regularly-updated information and updates on the novel coronavirus and the University's response, please visit Dear Students, Today we are announcing our path forward for spring quarter 2020. Thank you, again, for your perseverance and goodwill…

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  • Importance of self-care in light of recent losses

    November 25, 2019

    A message from Denzil Suite, UW Vice President for Student Life. Dear Fellow Huskies, The holidays are a time of love, charity, and joy. The cooler weather has arrived, the leaves are more colorful, and the sights, smells, and sounds of the season are all around us. This is the time of year when we…

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  • 12 New (School) Year Resolutions for 2019/20

    October 16, 2019

    Back by popular demand and updated for the 2019-20 academic year, alumni Student Life blogger Hannah shares her tips and wisdom on starting the year off right. Photo credit: Vivian Tran. JANUARY MAY BE the most popular time to take on a new project or goal, but for those of us still in school, September…

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  • Welcome to the 2019-20 Academic Year!

    September 30, 2019

    A welcome message from Denzil Suite, UW Vice President for Student Life. Dear Huskies, I couldn’t be more excited to welcome you to a new academic year. We in the Division of Student Life serve to connect both undergrads and grad students with opportunities and resources to more fully engage while at UW, and to…

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  • You are as ready as you can be.

    June 21, 2019

    Hannah reflects on finding her way at UW and preparing to take the leap into life after college in her final post as Student Life blogger. When I was in high school, everyone told me that college was a fresh start. A clean slate. A blank canvas. A new beginning. Every euphemism you can think of for…

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  • UW Centralized Wellness Website Launches

    June 6, 2019

    Nothing is more important than our students’ health and emotional well-being. And yet, the prevalence of mental health concerns among college students is rising dramatically. UW is no exception, which is why the UW Division of Student Life has led a multi-year collaborative effort to increase access to timely help and critical resources through a…

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  • Grad Student Spotlight: How Kickboxing made me a better Teacher, Researcher, and Engineer

    April 1, 2019

    Guest post from Eldridge Alcantara, UW Electrical & Computer Engineering PhD Candidate, Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, and Cardio Kickboxing Group Fitness Instructor. My Husky Experience began in autumn 2013, when I started my graduate program in Electrical Engineering. And I’m not going to lie – I felt like I was on top of the world.…

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  • Easy Ways to Practice Self Love this Valentine’s Day

    February 14, 2019

    Valentine’s Day is known for a lot of things—roses and chocolate, to name just a few. It’s a day to celebrate significant others, family, and friends, but it’s also a great opportunity to remind yourself to practice some self-love as well. With the gloom of winter weather, the stress of midterms season, and finals seemingly…

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