UW Graduate School

Cheap Date


July 18, 2017

UW Wild for camping, canoeing and more

The mountain is out, and UW Wild has the hook-up for your summer adventure. Check out the Gear Garage for biking and camping equipment, and the Waterfront Activities Center for a canoe or rowboat rental.


June 20, 2017

Outdoor music and grub

Throughout the summer, enjoy weekly free concerts at the Hiram M. Chittenden (Ballard) Locks. Or check out the grub at the Seattle Street Food Festival, July 15–16. 


June 1, 2017

Scavenger Hunt

Compete in a city-wide Scavenger Hunt organized by Crosscut from June 14–June 30 for the chance to win a $1,000 airline ticket gift card.


May 18, 2017

U District Street Fair

Check out the best in local arts and crafts, music, and food at the U District Street Fair, Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21.


May 4, 2017

$5 for Baseball or a Musical

GPSS has $5 tickets to see the Seattle Mariners Sunday, May 7 and An American in Paris at Paramount Theatre on Sunday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets at Lander Desk.


April 20, 2017

Find Cheap & Fun Things to Do

Keep up with goings-on with the Stranger’s Things To Do app.


April 6, 2017

Web-based Flash Cards

The free app Anki offers the effectiveness of flash cards without the hassle.


March 23, 2017

Bicycle Benefits

With a Bicycle Benefits sticker on your helmet, you can save 10% off your purchases at Husky Grind and District Market, plus receive discounts at various restaurants and retailers across the city. Purchase a helmet sticker at Husky Grind, District Market and other participating retailers. 


March 9, 2017

An app for dissertation writing

The free Gingko app combines the functionality of outlines with the fluidity of mind-maps and index cards. One reviewer wrote if the app had existed previously, “it would have saved me two years off my Ph.D.”


February 9, 2017

Be Social and Frugal

Mingle with fellow grad students while enjoying beverages and refreshments at GPSS’ Winter Social, Thursday, Feb. 16, 7–10 p.m. at the HUB.



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