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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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Student Life

Mitch, 2018

Mitch, 2018
Political Science and Law, Societies & Justice

Los Altos, CA

At UW, I’ve worked for the Seattle Mayor’s Office, interned for the House of Representatives and created a clothing donation service for low-income transgender youth.

Khatsini, 2018

Khatsini, 2018
Business Administration — Finance

Seattle, WA

My passion for economic empowerment through education fuels my study of finance and accounting. Since transferring to the UW, I’ve connected with students, professors and staff who inspire me to expand my perception of what’s possible.

Amanda, 2018

Amanda, 2018
Computer Science

Bellevue, WA

Whether interning at top Silicon Valley companies, taking courses on subjects I love, mentoring students from all backgrounds or planning events for the Allen School, I have thrived immensely through every challenge and opportunity that has come my way at the UW.

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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