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Health/Wellness


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

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…


October 6, 2023

Counseling Center: Updates AUT 23

As the school year gets underway, I want to highlight a couple of services and updates from the Counseling Center.  Please share with your students and communities. Let’s Talk allows you to drop-in to talk with a counselor.  Tuesdays 2-4 pm Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center Wednesdays 2-4 pm Q Center, 315 HUB Fridays 2-4 pm CIRCLE,…


September 21, 2023

COVID-19 Tests: Home tests available after 9/25

Beginning September 25, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to their home. Before You Throw Out “Expired” Tests: Check to see if your COVID-19 tests’ expiration dates have been extended.


September 13, 2023

WholeU: Flu Shot & COVID-19 Booster Clinics 2023

Students are welcome to attend any flu shot clinics. When registering for your appointment, enter your insurance information. If you are not insured, you can pay $50 out of pocket on the online form. Those enrolled in UW-provided PEBB health plans (Uniform Medical and Kaiser), plus graduate students enrolled in the Graduate Appointee Insurance Program…


July 13, 2023

GSA: Making the most of your Summer

Happy summer! Whether you are working in a job off or on campus, enrolled in courses, or developing your capstone or research project, below are activities that can help you make the most of your experience as a graduate student and as a whole person. Dedicate time to rest and have fun. We acknowledge that…


May 23, 2023

UW SKY: Campus Happiness Retreat – June 2-4 or July 14-16 (Scholarship Available)

SKY Campus Happiness Retreat SKY Club at SIU is hosting a special evidence-based online SKY Campus Happiness Retreat on June 2-4 2023, also on July 14-16 2023, to empower students with effective tools to de-stress, boost focus and productivity, increase happiness and positive emotion, and gain mental clarity. The flier and application link are attached. This online SKY Happiness Retreat will be taught by…


May 22, 2023

New Accessibility at the UW website!

New Accessibility at the UW website: In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, UW launched a new centralized accessibility website. Check out the resources on accessible technology, wayfinding, events, and disability inclusion! This website supports the UW community by making it easier to: Find accessibility-related resources at the three campuses and UW Medicine. Locate resources to learn how we can…


May 15, 2023

UW Farm and Dirty Dozen RSO: Plant sale at the Center for Urban Horticulture- 5/20, 10:00 a.m.

If all this sun inspires you to grow food and/or celebrate, please consider attending this plant sale and festival or passing it on to your students or both! Center for Urban Horticulture May 20th 10 am – 2 pm


May 11, 2023

EHS: Prevent heat-related illness

As outdoor temperatures warm up, University units and personnel are reminded to start preparing for ways to work safely outdoors and prevent heat-related illness. The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) safety requirements for outdoor workers are summarized on the EH&S Outdoor Heat Exposure webpage, including Outdoor Heat Exposure safety training and an Outdoor Heat Exposure Prevention…



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