Welcome to a New School Year Everyone!
I hope you’ve all had a good summer! May this quarter bring you good grades and at least 8 hours of sleep every night.
The Queer Student Commission is one of nine diversity commissions under the ASUW. We bring queer-focused programs, events, and services throughout the year. My name is Josh, and I’m super grateful to be this year’s QSC director!
Healthy Husky Fest
Tuesday, September 26th, 10am-2pm, The Quad
Celebrate the start of the school year on the Quad at Healthy Husky Fest, next to the School of Public Health’s Petting Zoo. Explore wellness programs from across campus and set yourself up for a healthy school year.
We will have lots of free giveaways from UW and community resources, arts and crafts stations, and other games and activities to help you learn about self-care.
Apply now for the Husky Seed Fund
Pair your ideas with funds to shape the Husky Experience!
The Husky Seed Fund http://www.washington.edu/strategicplanning/husky-seed-fund/, created by students for students, is accepting proposals for innovative projects that will enhance the student experience for all. Your idea could become reality with a seed funding award of up to $5000, with average awards in the $1,000 to $3,000 range.
Community, Environment, and Planning (CEP) is now accepting applications for Fall 2017. CEP is an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts degree offered through the College of Built Environments at UW-Seattle. This unique undergraduate major is the only student-governed major on campus. If you are interested in people and their relationship to the built and/or natural environments (e.g. community development, sustainability, transportation, food justice, etc.), this is the major for you!
Want a drop-in appointment to speak with a counselor? Our Let’s Talk Counselor, Kate Fredenberg LICSW, is here now (and every Wednesday) from 2-4PM at the Q Center (HUB 315)!
What is Let’s Talk?
Let’s Talk is a program that connects UW students with support from experienced counselors from the Counseling Center and Hall Health Center without an appointment. Counselors hold walk-in hours at two sites on campus – The Q Center and the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center.
The University of Washington’s Tolo Chapter of Mortar Board is currently inviting students in their junior year (or equivalent in credits) and seniors with a graduation date no sooner than the end of fall quarter of 2017 to apply for Tolo Chapter’s 2017/2018 class.
Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing college seniors for their exemplary scholarship, leadership, and service.
What is Let’s Talk?
Let’s Talk is a program that connects UW students with support from experienced counselors from the Counseling Center and Hall Health Center, without an appointment. Counselors hold drop-in hours at two sites on campus.
Talking with a counselor can help provide insight, solutions, and information about other resources.
Let’s Talk drop-in visits are:
No appointment necessary
Winter Quarter 2017 Let’s Talk schedule
The College of the Environment Student Travel & Meeting Fund is now accepting applications for Autumn Quarter Review.
Upcoming Submission Deadline:
Autumn 2016: 10/21/2016
The Office of the VP for Student Life, in partnership with the ASUW Student Food Cooperative, the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC), the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center and the HUB, is launching a campus food pantry that aims to provide basic nutritional assistance for UW students, staff, and faculty. To participate in the pantry, the only requirement is a Husky card.
The College of the Environment is now accepting applications for several funding opportunities:
Diversity-Oriented Meeting Fund
Eligibility: Open to all CoEnv students. Students can apply for up to $1500 in support of meetings attended by CoEnv students where the central goals of the meeting include linking science to policy or real-world application, and advancing diversity and inclusion within the College, the University and relevant STEM fields.