Student Resources

As a student enrolled in an International & English Language Program at the University of Washington, you can take advantage of many services and resources. Below is a list of links to help you get started.

IELP Resources

Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (FIUTS)
This organization connects students to local and global communities through programs that build international awareness, cross-cultural communication and informed leadership. FIUTS sponsors events and activities and offers many different programs to get students involved with one another and the community.

General Student Information

Husky Card
The Husky Card is the official identification card for members of the UW community. It provides access to a variety of services and opportunities, including UW library services.

MyUW is an easy-to-use tool for accessing online information and resources, including your class schedule and UW email.

A UW NetID is your personal username for accessing UW online resources. You will need your NetID to apply for on-campus housing, access the UW Wi-Fi network, check out books from the library and for use in your classes. See the acceptance information we sent you for more information about how to set up your UW NetID.

UW No Smoking Policy
Smoking is prohibited in all university facilities, including those in downtown Seattle. This site explains the policy and has maps showing designated smoking locations on the various UW campuses.

Getting Around

Campus Maps
This interactive map of the UW Seattle campus shows the locations of buildings, libraries, computer labs, food outlets, parking lots and more. You can also view a map showing the UW's downtown Seattle location.

Husky NightWalk
Uniformed UW security guards will provide a walking escort on campus in the evening upon request.

NightRide Shuttle
The UW offers a NightRide shuttle for students who live close to campus and are staying on campus after dark. The shuttle usually runs on weeknights from 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. during autumn, winter and spring quarters.

Transportation Services provides information on transportation options, parking, the U-PASS and more.

The U-PASS offers unlimited rides on Seattle-area bus services, Link light rail and Sounder commuter trains. It also offers discounted carpool parking, vanpool subsidies and a low membership rate for Zipcar.

Health & Wellness

Campus Safety
This page contains important links and contact information regarding safety issues for the UW campus and community.

Hall Health Center
The Hall Health Center is an outpatient facility that offers quality health care services to UW students and their dependents, UW faculty and staff and the general public.

Health Insurance
If you are enrolled in a full-time program as an IELP student, you are required to have health insurance.

Housing & Food

Housing & Food Services
Housing & Food Services provides information on residence halls and other housing options for students as well as details about places to eat on campus, including hours of operation.

Libraries & Books

Library Services
The award-winning University of Washington library system has 16 libraries on three campuses, more than 7 million print volumes and many online resources.

University Book Store
The University Book Store stocks textbooks as well as Husky apparel and a large selection of fiction, nonfiction and reference books. Online ordering is available.

Other UW Resources

Disability Resources
The Disability Services Office provides information and resources to the UW community regarding disability issues.

Husky Union Building
The HUB is a popular place to meet on campus and includes dining options, a branch of the University Book Store, a self-service postal center, a bank and cash machines, a newsstand and candy counter, a ticket sales office and more.

Language Learning Center
The Language Learning Center offers a wide variety of audio-visual materials and other resources to help UW students study and practice various languages. This site also offers online language tools and resources.

Women's Center
The Women's Center provides educational programs, services and training to promote greater awareness of gender and equality issues at the university and throughout society.