Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Undergraduate Academic Affairs advances and deepens undergraduate education at the University of Washington. By connecting undergraduates to the breadth and depth of the UW’s opportunities, and by creating new ways to connect, we guide students toward participating in the life of our University so they are equipped and eager for their journey ahead.

Husky Stories mini-series

See how these students show there are many, many ways to be a Husky.

Husky Experience highlights

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Pandemic pivot to jump into literacy

Undergraduate student Kylee-Ann Tawara reflects on her first three years of being involved in Jumpstart, a program supporting early childhood education.

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A subject to love, a determination to speak her truth

Political science major Maha Alhomoud, ’21, found renewed purpose after a diagnosis. From it, she became more determined to leverage her research into policy and leadership into purpose.

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Bring back the pack

The University will require students and employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by autumn quarter. The vaccines being administered are safe and effective, and you can be vaccinated at any provider at no cost to you.

Learn more about vaccines and where you can get vaccinated.

Remember: If you are sick with any illness, you must stay home.

UAA resources

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Well-Being for Life and Learning Guidebook

Combining research, best practices, and personal testimony, the guidebook gives faculty and other instructors concrete ideas and direct input from the UW campus community around supporting the whole student and promoting resilience and compassion.

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Programs and initiatives


Land acknowledgement

The University of Washington acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.