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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.

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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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Issaquah, WA
Powered by an evolving understanding of multifaceted leadership, I’m grateful to the UW for enabling me to build connections between experiences, stay curious in my learning, treat everything ...

Political Science (International Security)

Lynnwood, WA
My Husky Experience has meant discovering ways to be an asset to the people and spaces I engage with even in the midst of pain and isolation. However, I can proudly say that they’ve also left ...

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International Studies; Communication

Cupertino, CA
My Husky Experience showed me the importance of creating inclusive spaces. It has given me the fierceness I need to pursue my passions for leadership, human rights and forensics. After college, I ...

B.S., Medical Anthropology and Global Health; B.A., International Studies (International Human Rights)

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

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