Health, Wellness, and Safety

UW Counseling Center
Staffed by psychologists and mental health counselors who provide brief counseling, assessment, referral, and crisis intervention services to currently-enrolled UW students. There is no charge for most services.

Mental Health Clinic at Hall Health Center
Services include individual and couples counseling and therapy, crisis counseling and intervention, medication evaluation and management, group therapy and support groups, campus outreach services, mindfulness meditation, and after-hours care

Crisis Clinic
Offers telephone-based crisis intervention and information and referrals to community services for youth and adults

Hall Health Center
An on-campus outpatient clinic offering care to University of Washington students, UW employees, and the general public

Campus Safety & Key Resources
This website has links to many resources that are related to campus safety and emergency preparedness.

The mission of the SafeCampus campaign is to foster a safe and secure UW campus community. The Violence Prevention and Response Program (VPRP) acts as the central point of communication and the coordinating unit for violence mitigation activities across the UW. Call 911 for emergencies, 206.685.SAFE (7233) to report threats, and 206.685.WALK (9255) for UW safety guards to walk with you.

UW Police
The University of Washington Police Department actively collaborates with our community to create a safe and secure campus through education, problem solving and enforcement. For emergencies, dial 911. For non-emergencies, dial 206.685.UWPD (8973)

Tutoring and Academic Support

Political Science and Public Policy Librarian
Emily Keller is available to meet one-on-one to develop strategies and sources for research projects, answer questions via email, phone or in-person, and can connect you with services available through the UW Libraries and beyond

Odegaard Writing & Research Center
Graduate and advanced undergraduate writing consultants provide support with graduate-level writing

Citations and Writing
Citation style guides, citation management tools, writing/grammar guides and links to UW writing centers

Student Consulting Lab Resources Webpage
Research strategies, literature review, interviewing, surveys, high performing teams, and presentation resources

Video Series: How to Get the Most Out of Studying
Relevant for grad students (targets undergrads):

  • Learning skills: studying, note-taking, reading, writing, listening, rules for group study, thinking; bouncing back from low grade exam/assignment; 
  • Cognitive learning strategies: metacognition and deep processing; 
  • Unlearn highly practiced poor learning strategies, study harder ≠ more learning; some habits are useless and some counterproductive.

Working in Teams


Resources on High Performing Teams

Resources on Managing Conflict Productively
Conflict in groups is inevitable, so it helps to develop skills to manage it in productive ways. Research shows that task-related tension, rather than interpersonal harmony, spurs team excellence. See /sites/default/files/evans/Conflict%20Management.pdf

Students Who Are Parents

Student Parent Resource Center
The Student Parent Resource Center provides resources and financial support to students with children to reduce the 2nd primary barrier to attaining a higher education. Student parents at the UW can find the resources they need to support the successful completion of their degree.

Family Health Clinic at Hall Health Center
Provides healthcare and education for the entire family, including newborns, children, and adults

UW Family Housing

Veterans and Military Spouses

Student Veteran Life
Home to a staff of skilled veterans that can help you navigate through the University of Washington

Veterans Education Benefits Office
Provides students with information about VA educational benefits, certifies GI Bill benefits, and answers questions about financial aid

Students with Disabilities

Disability Resources for Students
Works with each student individually to establish academic accommodations for the purpose of eliminating the environmental barriers impacting equitable access to campus facilities, programs, and activities

International Students

International Student Services’ Student Life Resources
Resources on health, finances, living arrangements, social activities, campus and the city

Foundation for International Understanding through Students (FIUTS)
Connects university students to local and global communities through programs that build international awareness, cross-cultural communication, and informed leadership

Career Resources for International Students
Resources and guides from Evans School Career Development that will aid international students’ career growth and answer some common questions


UW Graduate Housing Options

For assistance with connecting to these resources, please contact Student Services.