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.

Belonging: My Husky experience through UW Honors

Honors student Samantha-Lynn Martinez shares how she found a sense of belonging through the Honors Program.

15 Seconds at a Time: First-Year Interest Groups

In this video, Student Academic Services and First Year Programs executive director LeAnne Wiles takes on the challenge of explaining the First-year Interest Groups (FIGs) in less than 15 seconds.

Revolutionizing Alzheimer’s care: Undergraduate research in public health [video]

Learn about UW senior Varuna Ravi's contributions to research into Alzheimer's.

Husky Experience highlights

Washington Research Foundation awards Undergraduate Research Program $500,000 grant

The Washington Research Foundation recently announced a $500,000 grant to the University of Washington’s Undergraduate Research Program, continuing its robust support of the Washington Research Foundation Fellowship for the next five years.

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UW students, alumni selected for Fulbright awards and a world of opportunities

The University of Washington continues its distinguished record of producing Fulbright students, as six undergraduate students/bachelor’s alumni, and six graduate students/alumni have been offered prestigious Fulbright grants for the 2023-24 academic year.

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Dr. Kristina Henry Collins named executive director of Robinson Center

Acclaimed professor and gifted education leader Kristina Henry Collins has been appointed the new executive director of the UW Robinson Center.
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Newly named scholars for China’s Yenching Academy

University of Washington undergraduate Casper Suen, ‘23, and alum Collin Chung, ‘21, were recently selected for the competitive Yenching Academy Scholars program at Peking University. The scholars both majored in international studies at the UW.

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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.