October 18, 2022

Apply now to join the Husky Experience Student Advisory Council

Help advance the Husky Seed Fundan award that brings to life innovative ideas by students that are inclusive, impactful, and inventive to the UW.  Gain valuable experience advancing and managing a program that will impact thousands of students at UW.

What types of student-led efforts would improve the overall Husky Experience? What would inspire students to create such a project and apply for funding?  You are the judge! 

The Provost’s Office will provide the funding, basic structure, and guidance for HESAC members to lead and advance the Husky Seed Fund. In work groups, members will learn first-hand what makes an effective application and how dollars combined with accountability and support make ideas come to life. And you’ll gain program management, communication, teamwork, decision-making and leadership skills. The Provost’s Office staff will coach you on how to include this experience on a resume, talk about it in person and apply lessons learned and skills gained going forward. 

Deadline:  5:00 p.m., November 8, 2022  

Councilmember Duties 

This year the HESAC will be do two things; select new projects and oversee the projects selected in 2022; Huskies for HousingSISU Mentoring Program [sisumentor.org], and Youth Lead Youth. Members will participate in both areas.  

To help you gauge the time commitment to HESAC, here is a schedule of activities:  

  • Bi-weekly whole group meetings – Tuesdays 3:30-5:30pm, on the Seattle Campus or via Zoom (your choice) 
  • Autumn Quarter 
    • November 22 
    • December 6 
  • Winter Quarter 
    • January 10 & 24 
    • February 7 & 21 
    • March 7 
  • Spring Quarter 
    • March 28, April 4 *note shift*, & 18 
    • May 2, 16 & 30 

As needed – small group meetings between bi-weekly meetings 

  • We are not able to flex meeting times, so please double-check your schedule to ensure you can attend at these times if you are selectedIf so, please place holds for these meetings on your calendar now. 


Student Advisory Councilmember Terms of Service:  

  • Councilmembers will serve 1-year terms, with a possible 1-year reappointment. 
  • Council members will review and award seed funding to peers.  They will not be eligible to apply for seed funding in the year in which they serve. 


Questions? Contact Katy DeRosier at katyd2@uw.edu