Student Life

Health and well being

October 21, 2021

Halloween Safety Tips

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 at all times. Call Nightwalk at…

June 6, 2019

UW Centralized Wellness Website Launches

Two students sitting and talking on the HUB lawn

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…

February 14, 2019

Easy Ways to Practice Self Love this Valentine’s Day

Students in Red Square with Valentines

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…

November 5, 2018

12 New (School) Year Resolutions

January may be the most popular time to take on a new project or goal, but for those of us still in school, September seems like a whole new year, too. Why wait until 2019 to start on some resolutions? Here are a few ideas to choose from, or to inspire your own resolutions. Find…

January 17, 2018

10 Ways to Destress This Winter Quarter

Winter quarter (or any quarter, honestly) can be stressful for a variety of reasons—anything from the lack of sunlight to a mid-year motivation slump, a tough course load or just feeling stuck in a rut. If you find yourself facing a lot of stress, overwhelm, or are feeling really tense, try some of these tricks…