Together We Will

The UW comes together in response to COVID-19

Our efforts today will help us overcome — together — the challenges we face in the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us.

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Hacking the pandemic

The inaugural Husky AI Hackathon put teams of business, engineering, computer science and design students to work on artificial intelligence solutions for a world transformed by COVID-19.

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International Huskies give back

The global pandemic inspired UW alumni and friends around the planet to pull together resources, rally support and pitch in from all over the world.

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Cabaret-19 via Zoom


The show must go online

From a childhood in Nicaragua to teaching outside the canon, UW Tacoma lecturer Maria-Tania Bandes-Becerra Weingarden brings her life experience to reimagining performing arts in the age of COVID-19.

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How you can help

We’re moved and inspired by the outpouring of offers to help as we work to slow the spread of COVID-19 and care for those impacted by it. Below are the most critical areas of need as we continue to serve our students, patients and communities.

UW COVID-19 Emergency Student Funds

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When you contribute to an emergency student fund for one of our three campuses, you provide essential resources to students who have lost the employment, housing or family support that enables their college education.


UW Medicine COVID-19 Response Fund & equipment donations

UW Medicine COVID-19 Response Fund
When you give to the UW Medicine Emergency Response Fund, you support UW Medicine’s extensive COVID-19 efforts: from testing and research to patient care and keeping our health-care providers safe.


COVID-19 Employee Emergency Fund

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UW and UW Medicine employees are critical in navigating the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. You can support employees facing financial hardships due to this public health emergency.


UW Population Health COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund

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Recovery from the pandemic — and prevention of the next one — will require a united effort. You can support critical population health research and recovery efforts led by UW faculty in a variety of disciplines across the University.



Ways to engage

Now more than ever, we need each other. We encourage you to engage in your community. It’s our collective effort that will help us overcome the widespread impact of COVID-19.