CIRCLE streamlines critical support for international students and engages both domestic and international students so that they thrive at the UW and in the global economy. CIRCLE is the UW’s primary portal to resources, community and activities that help international and domestic students maximize their Husky Experience together.
International Student Services (ISS) provides support to UW international students so that they may reach their educational goals. Advisors can clarify the benefits and restrictions of F-1 and J-1 visa statuses, as well as other related questions.
Join this group page to connect with fellow graduate students, learn about resources and events, and post or respond to housing opportunities.
The Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) is the official student government representing the 15,000 UW graduate and professional students. GPSS exists to actively support and improve all aspects of graduate and professional student life. GPSS provides and advocates for the tools needed to enhance personal and professional development, and safeguards the interests of the students it represents.
All individuals may use facilities such as restrooms, locker rooms, and changing rooms that correspond with their gender identity; in other words, individuals may use the restroom of the gender they identify with. This is consistent with WAC 162-32-060
Gender neutral restrooms are available for anyone to use, including people who are trans or genderqueer. They provide greater privacy for those who prefer it, and are accessible to persons with disabilities who have a caregiver of a different gender or to parents with a child of a different gender than themselves.
The DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility – In both the classroom and the workplace – to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make our communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive.
The Disability Resources for Students (DRS) is dedicated to ensuring access and inclusion for all students with disabilities on the Seattle campus enrolled in our undergraduate, graduate, professional, Evening degree and Access programs for over 38 years. DRS serves 2,000+ students with either temporary or permanent physical, health, learning, sensory or psychological disabilities. Students partner with our office to establish services for their access and inclusion on campus.
LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand video learning platform to help you develop and enhance career skills. Free access to LinkedIn Learning is provided to all UW students, staff, and faculty by the Student Technology Fee.
- Brush up on skills you might be asked about in an interview
- Learn new skills to make you more competitive for jobs that interest you
- Watch videos to help you more fully understand topics taught in your courses
- Prepare for professional certification exams and earn CEUs
Handshake is a free resource for UW students and alumni to search and find internships, part-time and full-time jobs, volunteer opportunities and more. By logging into Handshake, you have access to thousands of opportunities that you can directly apply to using your uploaded resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts. You’ll also find up-to-date information about employers interviewing on campus and more.
Questions about your account? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Career and Internship Center offers career development resources that are open to grad students — 1:1 career coaching, workshops, and job fairs — and provides excellent online resources on topics like how to build your career skills, professional networking, writing resumes and cover letters, and job search strategies.
To get you started, check out these Career and Internship Center web pages:
- Resources specific to graduate students
- DIY resources – 24/7 access to free career development videos, webinars, worksheets, and informational guides