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NOTICE: In-Person Meetings Suspended

Graduate students: Due to concerns around novel coronavirus and in accordance with guidance from public health officials, the offices of the Graduate School will not be scheduling any in-person meetings with students until further notice. Remote appointments (by phone or video chat) are still available. Please contact the appropriate office to schedule.

Students who have accepted an offer of admission should have their transcripts mailed to the Graduate School. Information, instructions and mailing address can be found by logging in to the Application for Graduate Study.


UW’s novel coronavirus information page

Graduate School COVID-19 guidance and information

Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Awardee

Professor Manka Varghese makes room for different ways of being in academia

Eight graduate students receive Fulbright Fellowships

China, Germany, Nigeria, and Sweden are just some of the countries where UW graduate students and alumni will be studying and working next year.

Paul Tubig wins Graduate School Medal

From prisons to neuroscience labs, Paul Tubig finds philosophy everywhere.

U501: Flipping Grad School Orientation

Ready for graduate school? Get ready with U501, our self-guided online orientation.

UW Graduate School News 

UW grad student alum wins Innovation in Technology Award

Aditya Vashistha, ’19, who earned his Ph.D. in computer science at UW, was selected as the 2020-21 Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS) and ProQuest WAGS/ProQuest Innovation in Technology Award winner for his work, “Social Computing for Social Good in Low-Resource Environments.”

As the recipient of this prestigious regional award, he receives a $1000 prize and will be recognized at WAGS’ annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, March 22.

(Dec. 1, 2020)

New Title IX Regulations effective August 14, 2020

Title IX, Title VII, VAWA, Washington state law, and University of Washington policy collectively prohibit discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, pregnant or parenting status, and LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) identity.

Anyone may contact the Office of the Title IX Coordinator about sex and gender discrimination, including sexual or gender-based harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and other forms of sexual misconduct. Anyone who has experienced these behaviors has the right to make a complaint to the University, report to the police, to both, or not at all.

Please see the Title IX website to learn more about how to report or make a formal complaint of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, or other sexual misconduct. You will also find information about supportive measures and the grievance procedures that are utilized for complaints of sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct. Students and employees have access to support measures and resources, whether or not they choose to make a complaint.

(August 12, 2020)


2020 Distinguished Dissertation Awards

Daniel Lee has been chosen to receive the Graduate School’s 2020 Distinguished Dissertation Award in the category of Mathematics, Physical Sciences + Engineering.

Ashley Ruba has been chosen to receive the Graduate School’s 2020 Distinguished Dissertation Award in the category of Social Sciences.

Congratulations, Dr. Lee and Dr. Ruba!

(July 2, 2020)

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