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Ever forward

The Husky community is pulling together to preserve the historic ASUW Shell House, once home to the famed ‘Boys in the Boat.’

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A passion takes root

From lab to greenhouse to mountaintop, Ava Kloss-Schmidt, ’22, turned her fascination with plants into a breadth of research and discovery at the UW.

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Welcome home,

New year. New classes. New adventures. As our community kicks off autumn quarter together, cheer on your fellow Huskies and get excited about all the possibilities for the year ahead.

Dawg Daze


Believe the hype

MaKayla Woods, ’22, came to the University of Washington to be accepted for who she was. What she found was a place where she could become her best self.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

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Climate Change

Study suggests La Niña winters could keep on coming

Forecasters are predicting a “three-peat La Niña” this year, making it the third winter in a row that the Pacific Ocean has been in a La Niña cycle, something that’s happened only twice before in records going back to 1950. New research from the University of Washington points to climate change is favoring these sort of weather patterns.

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Dawg Dash

Join in for this year’s Dawg Dash

The Alaska Airlines Dawg Dash is fast approaching on Oct. 9! Register now for either the 10K run or 5K run/walk to support student scholarships, trot through Seattle’s iconic campus, and hang out with fellow Huskies. Post-race activities available for the whole family as well so be ready for a whole day of fun.

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People wearing face masks walk outdoors on campus

Safely gathering for autumn quarter classes and experiences

Autumn quarter classes, experiences and services will again be offered largely in person as we continue to stay vigilant to the continued presence of COVID-19. The University recommends wearing a high-quality mask inside UW facilities where they aren’t otherwise required.

COVID-19 updates

Fast Facts

Student debt

66% of UW students have no student loan debt at graduation

Did you know?

There are nearly 300 specialized research centers at the UW.