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Funding & Wellness Resources

Your wellness matters.

HAS recognizes that students at UW are not just students-- they are whole individuals whose identities, responsibilities, and life circumstances interact with academics in ways that can make it challenging to maintain physical, mental, and financial health, as well as food and housing stability.  If you are looking for support, here are a few places to start.

Mental & Physical Wellness

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24/7 Crisis Resources

This page outlines various campus and national resources for students in emergency crisis situation.  Students can use these methods to report safety crises for themselves or someone else.

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Disability Resources for Students

Disability Resources for Students (DRS) provides support and accommodations for students with disabilities.  DRS also provides faculty and staff with recommendations and resources to ensure classrooms and student services are accessible.

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Husky Health & Wellbeing

Husky Health & Wellbeing is a hub for student wellness.  It provides information on medical and dental care, recreation, mental health support, and safety tips.  

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Husky Nightwalk

Husky NightWalk provides students with a safe way to get around campus at night.  Students can be walked by an escort or use the Husky NightRide shuttle to get to and from campus buildings, their car, or their home (if within the service area). 

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Livewell provides student health support and education on a variety of topics to empower students to take care of themselves and others.  This includes  mental health counseling, alcohol and drug education, confidential Title IX advocates, and more.

Funding Resources

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Emergency Aid

Emergency aid provides financial support when assistance is needed with unexpected, unavoidable, and unplanned expenses with situations such as accidents, illness, fire/water damage, housing, and food.  

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Humanities Scholarship Guide

Created by HAS team members, this guide provides a robust collection of scholarships for students in the Humanities division.  This guide also includes scholarship application support, such as how to write an application essay or how to build a resume/CV.

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Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards (OMSFA) offers both needs-based and merit-based financial assistance to all students at UW.  OMSFA also hosts events to help students learn how to make scholarship applications competitive and find funding that fits their academic goals.

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Student Financial Aid

Student Financial Aid offers a variety of needs-based aid to students at UW.  These include scholarships, grants, loans, childcare assistance, veteran's assistance, work-study, and more.  Information on applying for and maintaining aid is accessible on their website. 

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Study Abroad Scholarships

The Study Abroad Office offers scholarships specifically for helping students finance their study abroad trips.  Any student selected to participate in a UW Study Abroad Program is eligible to apply. 

Food & Housing Resources

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Any Hungry Husky

Any Hungry Husky provides food assistance to members of the UW community through operating the UW Food Pantry and providing equitable food practice, food accessibility, and food justice. 

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DRS Housing Accomodations

The Disability Resources for Students Office collaborates with UW Housing to create housing solutions that fit individual student needs.  This page includes support for physical disabilities, dietary restrictions, emotional support animals, and more.

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The Doorway Project

The Doorway Project is an initiative focusing on sharing resources for youth and young adults experiencing shelter insecurity in the University District.  

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YMCA Emergency Shelter & Housing

The YMCA offers housing for youth and young adults in the greater Seattle area.  Services include emergency shelter, transitional housing, long term housing, and eviction prevention.