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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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Orange County, CA
My experience as a Husky has introduced me to opportunities that have changed my career aspirations to become a coalescence of medicine, journalism, and research. Especially during times like this ...

Neha
Public Health - Global Health; Writing

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

Seattle, WA
My UW education has led me to fantastic mentors and opportunities, which have provided ways to specify my interests and ensure I am conducting work I believe in. I research the spatialization of ...

Racquel
Geography; History

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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