Founded in 1861 by a private gift of 10 acres in what is now the heart of downtown Seattle, the UW is one of the oldest public universities on the West Coast.
The Office of Research will create an outstanding climate of support for University of Washington researchers, broadly enabling stellar research advances.
It’s never too early to prepare for your next step. Discover resources and services at the Career Center and within your academic department.
A variety of housing options are available at the UW. Offering traditional residence halls, the newest state-of-the-art facilities, apartment-style living and fraternity and sorority housing, there is something for everyone.
IT Services provides information systems support for University of Washington Medicine. Its core purpose is about making a difference through the use of information technology for the teaching, research and clinical mission.
Hall Health offers many mental health services, including counseling, crisis intervention, medication evaluation, group therapy and support groups, mindfulness meditation and more.
The UW is a multi-campus university in Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell, as well as a world-class academic medical center.
Club Sports are voluntary Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) established by students who are motivated by a common interest to participate in a specific sport or physical activity. Clubs offer a program of instructional, recreational or competition-based activity; but should not be confused with varsity sports, which are administered by the University of Washington Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and regulated by the NCAA.
Some of the student associations available:
The University of Washington is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and is a member of the Association of American Universities. Individual schools and colleges are members of the various accrediting association in their respective fields.