W Day

W Day: October 15, 2021

Save the date for W Day: October 15, 2021

The UW was founded on Nov. 4, 1861. In 2011, W Day was established to commemorate the University’s 150th anniversary.

Now, the W Day tradition lives on as a campus and community-wide celebration of the UW’s birthday, coinciding with Homecoming.

Top four reasons not to miss the W Day celebration on Red Square, Oct. 15:

4. It’s the perfect way to kick off Homecoming weekend.

3. There’ll be T-shirts, music and more.

2. You get to show the world why you heartheartheart the UW.

1. Being back on campus together = AWESOME!

Photo gallery: View images from past celebrations


Alaska Airlines, BECU, Coca-Cola, Starbucks logos