danforth student resources

As a Danforth student, you can take advantage of many University of Washington services and resources. Below is a list of links to help you get started.

Danforth Program Resources

Danforth Mentors and Advocates Resources
This page contains documents, forms and other resources specifically for Danforth mentors and advocates and also defines their roles and responsibilities in the internship program.

Danforth Communications
For the latest Danforth program news, check out our Facebook and LinkedIn pages.

Computing & Technology

IT Connect
IT Connect provides information about email, free software, online storage, technology spaces, workshops and more.

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 access the UW Wi-Fi network, check out books from the library and for use in your classes.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Fellowships & Awards
The Office of Fellowships and Awards coordinates and administers fellowship and scholarship opportunities for graduate students and provides information and resources regarding these programs.

Financial Aid
The Office of Student Financial Aid provides information on qualifying for, applying for and receiving financial aid.

Graduate Funding Information Service
The GFIS is a resource provided by UW Libraries. GFIS provides both online and in-person assistance to help current and admitted graduate students identify different funding opportunities for their studies.

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.

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 and Parking
Commuter 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.

Library & Books

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

University Book Store
The University Book Store stocks textbooks required for UW classes and also sells Husky apparel and a large selection of general, reference and children's books.

Student Life

About the UW
Learn fascinating facts and figures about the University of Washington and find out how to schedule a campus visit.

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

Counseling Center
The UW Counseling Center offers UW students personal counseling and help with career and study skills.

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

Housing & Food Services
UW 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.

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.

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.

Recreational Sports & Fitness
The Department of Recreational Sports Programs offers dozens of different sports activities for students, as well as a fitness center (the IMA), swimming pools, sports fields and more.

Other Services & Resources

Career Center
The UW Career Center offers services to help students gain the skills and knowledge necessary to conduct an effective job search and find a satisfying career.

Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center
The Carlson Center develops service learning and leadership opportunities for UW students in the community.

Disability Resources
The Disability Resources for Students office is committed to providing reasonable academic accommodations to qualified UW students with disabilities.

Legal Services
Student Legal Services provides legal advice, counseling, negotiating and court representation in legal matters.

Minority Affairs & Diversity
The Office of Minority Affairs offers a variety of services for students, primarily, but not exclusively, for those from backgrounds historically underrepresented in higher education.

Student Conduct Code
The UW Student Conduct Code governs student conduct and student discipline on all the institution's campuses.

Veterans Benefits
The Veterans Education Benefits Office offers services for veterans, such as financial aid counseling and advising for VA educational benefits.

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.