Office of the VP for Student Life


October 24, 2017

Remembering Del Hazeley

As many of you may have heard by now, last week the Division of Student Life – and the UW community at large – lost a dear friend and colleague in Del Hazeley, who passed away suddenly on Monday, October 16th at the young age of 30. My heart is still heavy as I write to…

August 10, 2017

An Important Update from University of Washington Recreation

We are excited to share some important news about University of Washington Recreation, formerly known as University of Washington Recreational Sports Programs. Updating the department’s name is just the first step of aligning with its mission to provide safe, accessible, and dynamic recreation experiences. The unit’s new name, UW Recreation, represents all the vibrancy, dynamism and engagement it…

August 7, 2017

Join the Task Force on Student Employment for Demo Day – August 24

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm in HUB Room 332 Demo Day is an opportunity for UW staff and student employees to come and learn about current and new resources being developed to help support the manager and student employee experience. There will be a number of tables set up, each featuring different resources currently in…

July 18, 2017

Lunch on the Ave?

Did you know you can make a difference on your lunch break? Making smart choices when you go out to eat is a great way to support small, local, and diverse businesses in the U-District and beyond. Thanks to the Business Diversity Program for creating this list of lesser known, but highly acclaimed small, local, and diverse restaurants on the Ave…

June 23, 2017

Student Life Goes to the Mariners!

It wouldn’t be a summer in Seattle without some good old fashioned baseball with your Student Life squad!  Join the Division of Student Life for a Husky night out at the ball park to watch the Mariners take on the LA Angels on Thursday, August 10th at 7:10 p.m. Details:  When: Thursday, August 10th, 7:10…

February 28, 2017

Registration is Open for the Student Life Half-Day Conference

The Student Life Staff Development Committee is thrilled to invite you to register for our annual Half-Day Conference and presentation of 3 staff/program awards being held on Wednesday, March 22. This year’s Half-Day Conference will feature sessions covering a variety of topics ranging from maximizing the student employee experience to working with student veterans to optimizing your communication style….

February 14, 2017

New Resources for supporting the UW community

In recent months, the current national political context and troubling events in our local community have weighed heavily on University of Washington students, faculty and staff. In the places where we live, learn, work and gather, each of us faces the challenge of dealing with a wide spectrum of emotions while continuing to navigate the demands…

March 22, 2016

Spring quarter professional staff opportunities

Join the PSO Board Nominations are now open until April 15! Nominate yourself to join the board. Meet other professional staff and gain leadership development skills. Learn more at Outstanding Staff Award Submissions are now open! Nominate fellow professional staff for their outstanding work. Nominations are due April 13 at

February 19, 2016

New campus food pantry

For the latest news on the Campus Food Pantry, visit our updated post about the pantry or find us on Facebook! The Office of the VP for Student Life, in partnership with the ASUW Student Food Cooperative, the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC), the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center and the HUB, is…

December 29, 2015

Snow Ball 2016

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