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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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Sammamish, WA
From supporting children touched by parental cancer with Camp Kesem, to aiding elderly populations and conducting retinal disease research, my time as a Husky has centered on creating opportunities ...

B.S., Biochemistry

Bellevue, WA
As an Informatics major, a woman in STEM, and a UW student, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to explore the intersection of technology and education through a human-centered lens. Throughout my ...

B.S., Informatics

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

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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