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Study Music

Great studying music! Free access to more than a million tracks of classical streaming audio with Naxos Music Library. This UW-restricted resource is provided by UW Libraries.


University Village, a huge outdoor shopping center just east of the Seattle campus, lists many student discounts, some exclusive to UW.

Burke Museum

The Burke Museum is always free for students. You can even sign up for a free student membership (standard student membership is $25) and get almost all the advantages of being a museum member. Visit the Burke in person to sign up. 

Off-Campus Library Access

Why can’t I use the library website unless I’m on campus?  — Anonymous

Sorry to hear you’re having trouble with this. In order to access the library from off-campus, you’ll have to use the Libraries off-campus proxy service. It sounds complicated, but it’s actually really simple. Instructions on their website will walk you through it.

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