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COVID-19 Updates: Resources

Operations and teaching are online. Current and prospective students: please visit our COVID-19 Updates pages. Faculty and staff are available via email.


UW Food Pantry

This free food resource in Poplar Hall is open three days a week to anyone with a Husky ID. Fill out an online order form prior to visiting. Read about additional food resources.

There are many other food banks in the Seattle area. View a map.

Emergency aid

The UW's emergency aid assists students experiencing unexpected financial hardships that are disrupting their education. Access the Emergency Aid request form.

Federal Financial Aid

Financial aid has changed to support students during COVID-19. Read these financial aid FAQs.

School Scholarships for Autumn 2020

These special achievement awards, presented in autumn to undergraduate majors from each of the School of Art + Art History + Design’s three divisions, honor students who demonstrate academic achievement, creative excellence, outstanding performance, and financial need.

Applications for each division are open through May 1:

Note: You will need to have your UW G Suite (Google apps) activated in order to access the online application. For instructions on how to do this, visit the Getting Started with UW G Suite webpage.

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Academic Success Coaching

This coaching is available through Zoom. Students can schedule 30-minute appointments and get help with time management, motivation, test taking, and other habits that are important for thriving at UW.

They rely on peer-to-peer learning, a model of support that is particularly powerful at this historic moment: their tutors and coaches are also students navigating new online learning environments and can meet you with genuine empathy and understanding.

Odegaard Writing and Research Center

Research help staff provide guidance with all stages of the research process, including defining a research question, exploring background information, narrowing or broadening a topic, finding appropriate sources, and identifying useful and credible information. Writing tutors can help you throughout the writing process. This resource is open to all UW students, staff, and faculty. Read more about the OWRC.

Appointments are currently available through Zoom.

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SafeCampus is open to help students. The Office of the Title IX Coordinator and the offices that investigate reports of misconduct are all still available by email, phone, or Zoom. For immediate support and consultation, or to be connected with a confidential advocate, contact SafeCampus at 206-685-7233. You can also reach a confidential advocate directly by phone or e-mail.

To make an inquiry or report to an investigation office, there are several ways to make contact.

For consultation or any other concerns related to sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, or compliance with Title IX, contact the Office of the Title IX Coordinator.

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