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Student life

Your Husky Experience doesn’t end when you leave the classroom. The hours you spend outside class are just as vital as the ones you spend inside.
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Campus life

Check out what happens on campus other than classes.

Clubs, activities, and more
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Housing & dining

You’re not required to live on campus, but most freshmen do. So what’s it really like?

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South Seattle, WA
Balancing school work and other extracurriculars has been challenging but my passion to giving back to my community always pushed me to continue. Having grown up and seen first-hand the lack of ...

Hewan
Business Administration (Marketing & Information Systems)

Yaounde, Cameroon
My time at UW has been the highlight of my life thus far. I have built a community, found my voice and become more independent and driven by success. I facilitated the Environmental Alternative ...

Georges C. Motchoffo
B.S., Chemical Engineering; B.A., Biochemistry

Tacoma, WA
As a student of the UW Foster School of Business and Pre-Dental, I’m blessed to see both the business and patient care aspects of dentistry. Extending my passion for volunteering through the Mary ...

Jackie
Business Administration

Life in Seattle

Nestled in the University District, just north of downtown, the UW campus provides convenient access to everything Seattle has to offer.

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Resources

Your college experience should be challenging, but not overwhelming. The UW offers a range of resources to help support students.

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