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February 20, 2024

ISS: Update on International Students Filing Taxes – posted 2/20

ISS provides free access to an online software program that guides international students through the tax filing process. This software, Glacier Tax Prep, is now live and available for students. We have emailed all F and J international students a special edition of our newsletter regarding taxes. ISS, in partnership with the UW Federal Income Tax…


February 14, 2024

OMSFA: Quad Fellowship – apply by 4/1

** The Quad Fellowship is a first-of-its-kind fellowship designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists. It offers an unparalleled blend of financial support, cross-cultural exchange, and networking. Open to candidates from the four Quad countries of Australia, India, Japan, and the United States, as well as candidates from the ten ASEAN…


February 9, 2024

NASA: Wealth or debt. Choosing the life you want – 2/22, 4:00 p.m.

This webinar is a partnership between WA NASA Space Grant and Bellevue College’s Umoja Scholars Program with guest Kory Kumasaka, a financial planner with Edward Jones.  Wealth or debt: Choosing the life you want Thursday, Feb 22 at 4pm: Add to calendar Join us on Zoom Did your family discuss finances, debt, investing growing up?  Let’s have an open…


November 15, 2023

ISS: November 2023 Updates for International Students

International Student Services – (Seattle campus) Holiday Season Operations November 20-22: Remote Operations (Virtual Advising and Virtual Front Desk) November 23 & 24: Office Closed (Holiday) December 18-22: Remote Operations (Virtual Advising and Virtual Front Desk) December 25: Office Closed (Holiday) December 26-29: Remote Operations {No Advising) ISS Updates & Reminders • ISS Immigration Check-In for…


October 26, 2023

GSA: Tips on Resume Building

The majority of graduate students across the UW are preparing for non-academic careers, while some are aiming for postdoctoral fellowships or professorships at higher education institutions. Regardless of where you are in your graduate school trajectory, understanding the basics of drafting a resume will be helpful as you begin to explore a range of potential…


SEFS: Guided Campus Tree Tour and SER sites! – 10/28, 12:00 p.m.

Hello SEFS Community! Interested in taking some time to enjoy the autumnal leaf display?! This coming Saturday the 28th of October there will be a guided campus tree tour highlighting some of the best and brightest of the deciduous trees of campus. The tour will depart from the Husky Statue in front of the West Entrance…


October 16, 2023

UW Counseling Center: Let’s Talk sessions this week – 10/17, 10 am & 10/19, 3 pm

The Counseling Center is adding two special virtual Let’s Talk sessions this week especially for students impacted by the devastating news from Palestine, Israel, and neighboring impacted countries.  Like other Let’s Talk sessions, these are drop-in individual sessions.  Once on Zoom, students will enter a waiting room and be connected to a counselor for next steps….


October 11, 2023

ISS: Update AUT 23

International Student Services Update (UW Seattle) ISS reg holds will be placed starting today 10/11/2023 for up to 150 new students who have not completed check-in Students must be full-time before Oct 27 to avoid termination – assist int’l students will registering for classes to ensure FT enrollment Reminder that alhtough no academic approval required…


2023 University of Washington New Student Convocation

For those that want to remember, are curious, or missed the event below are links to spots of the 2023 University of Washington New Studnet Convocation.  Noted highlights are Ed Taylor’s speech and Joseph Jane’s informative talk on our symbols. Of course, don’t miss the COE Dean and Grad School!  0:00 Full video start  15:00…


Immunity Verification Reminder – due 10/20

REMINDER: We require two MMR vaccines or positive Measles and Mumps titer test results. Students ages 16 through 21 will also need a Meningitis ACWY vaccine taken at age 16 or older. These are due by October 20th! We can also check state immunization records on Washington state Immunization Information System (WAIIS) once a student…



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