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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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Haida Gwaii, BC, Canada
Returning to college to finish my undergraduate degree as a first-generation student, widow, and mother of four has grown me in unexpected, life-changing ways. As a Haida First Nation’s member, I ...

B.S., Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)

Sacramento, CA
Hestum (Greetings)! Majoring in the American Indian Studies field here at UW has strengthened my dedication to helping tribal communities, and connected me to the other Indigenous peoples here on ...

B.A., American Indian Studies

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
I am a thinker, a passionate economist, and an aspiring environmentalist. Throughout my undergraduate years I have served different communities as a teacher, a writer, and a researcher. My Husky ...

B.A., Economics, B.A., Environmental Studies

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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