UW Retirement Association

Events and programs

Learn more and register for UWRA events and programs

Summer day trips:
  • UW Seattle new buildings tour – Monday,  June 17, 2019. A tour of the Bill & Melinda Gates Center & Robotics Lab, hosted by Ed Lazowska, Bill & Melinda Gates Chair, Computer Science and Engineering, and a tour of the Life Sciences Building and Greenhouses, led by Mitchell Chen, Biology Advancement & Communications Officer. This tour filled quickly. We expect to repeat it in September.
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  • UW Bothell exploration – Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Explore UW Bothell while learning about the evolution of UW’s tri-campus system. Meet at 10:30 am for a walking tour led by James Anderson, UW-B alumnus and current Alumni Engagement & Philanthropy Manager. Prof. Emeritus Alan Wood, a founding faculty member, will add context on the founding of the new campus, the co-location model, tri-campus functioning and the institution we see today. No-host lunch follows — bring your own, or purchase on campus. Then choose one or more areas to explore further, on your own or in a group:
  • Information (including directions) and registration here


Explore UWRA interest groups

Volunteer-led groups gather to pursue shared interests, from bird watching to travel to bridge to walking. Also check out the monthly book group, ‘What’s the Big Idea’ discussion group, and group tickets to Husky sports.