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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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Gurgaon, India
My Husky Experience has enabled me to break the glass ceiling instead of fitting into a glass slipper. Over the years, my experiences with being a leader in the UW Society of Women Engineers (SWE), ...

Simran
Informatics (Data Science)

Bainbridge Island, WA
Experiences at the UW through my coursework, research and personal life have shaped my desire to become a professor and foster inclusive scientific communities. I have developed a strong personal ...

Michaela
Earth and Space Sciences

Federal Way, WA
Growing up, I didn’t see a lot of professionals who looked like me. At school, the doctor’s office, or on television. I saw people struggling to communicate with their doctors or scared to ...

Sumaya
Environmental Health

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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