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Dawg Daze is the University of Washington’s annual tradition of welcoming first-year and returning students to campus. Become a part of the UW community, meet new students and start building your Husky experience!

Schedule of Events

Key Events

Thu  9/22
 

Dawg Daze Check-In

8:00 AM–4:00 PM
Lander, Alder, Elm, Mercer, Maple, McMahon, and Haggett Residence Halls

Dawg Daze Check-In

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Thu  9/22
8:00 AM–4:00 PM
Lander, Alder, Elm, Mercer, Maple, McMahon, and Haggett Residence Halls
Check-in for Dawg Daze at one of the following residence hall to receive your Dawg Daze Pass. Your Dawg Daze Pass will be your ticket into key events like Comedy and Husky Kick-off. Also meet some of our Dawg Daze Leaders and learn more about the upcoming week of events!

Dawg Daze Check-In at Red Square

12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Red Square

Dawg Daze Check-In at Red Square

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Thu  9/22
12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Red Square
Check-in for Dawg Daze at Red Square to receive your Dawg Daze Pass. Your Dawg Daze Pass will be your ticket into key events like Dawg Daze Presents!, Dance Party @ Odegaard Library, Husky Kick-off and more! Also meet some of our Dawg Daze Leaders and learn more about the upcoming week of events!

Rec Sports Fitness Class: Zumba Party

6:00 PM–7:00 PM
IMA, Gym Room D

Rec Sports Fitness Class: Zumba Party

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Thu  9/22
6:00 PM–7:00 PM
IMA, Gym Room D
Kick off Dawg Daze by coming to the IMA for our first ever, ZUMBA PARTY! This fun, Latin dance inspired class will have you smiling and sweating! We're hosting this PARTY in Gym D so bring your friends, there's room for everyone. No experience necessary.

Stick around after the ZUMBA PARTY for a Glow-ga class. What's Glow-ga, you ask? Glow in the dark yoga!

Rec Sports Fitness Class: Glow-ga (Glow in the Dark Yoga)

7:00 PM–8:00 PM
IMA, Gym Room D

Rec Sports Fitness Class: Glow-ga (Glow in the Dark Yoga)

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Thu  9/22
7:00 PM–8:00 PM
IMA, Gym Room D
After the ZUMBA PARTY stick around for the glow in the dark after party! Bring your yoga mat and grab a glow stick (or 10) for our first ever Glow-ga class! You'll be lead through a series of yoga poses and postures to fun and up-beat music. You'll leave this class feeling centered and energized and ready to take on your first year at UW! No experience necessary. Please bring a yoga mat.

Fri  9/23
 

Dawg Daze Check-In

8:00 AM–4:00 PM
Lander, Alder, Elm, Mercer, Maple, McMahon, and Haggett Residence Halls

Dawg Daze Check-In

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Fri  9/23
8:00 AM–4:00 PM
Lander, Alder, Elm, Mercer, Maple, McMahon, and Haggett Residence Halls
Check-in for Dawg Daze at one of the following residence hall to receive your Dawg Daze Pass. Your Dawg Daze Pass will be your ticket into key events like Comedy and Husky Kick-off. Also meet some of our Dawg Daze Leaders and learn more about the upcoming week of events!

Dawg Daze Check-In at Red Square

12:00 PM–4:30 PM
Red Square

Dawg Daze Check-In at Red Square

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Fri  9/23
12:00 PM–4:30 PM
Red Square
Check-in for Dawg Daze at Red Square to receive your Dawg Daze Pass. Your Dawg Daze Pass will be your ticket into key events like Dawg Daze Presents!, Dance Party @ Odegaard Library, Husky Kick-off and more! Also meet some of our Dawg Daze Leaders and learn more about the upcoming week of events!

One Bus Away: Various Locations

1:00 PM–3:00 PM
Meet at Suzzallo Library (SUZ) Steps

One Bus Away: Various Locations

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Fri  9/23
1:00 PM–3:00 PM
Meet at Suzzallo Library (SUZ) Steps
Hop on a bus or light rail and get lost in Seattle! There are many neighborhoods just a ride away. Explore downtown Seattle, Capitol Hill, Fremont, International District, Northgate and Seattle Center/Lower Queen Anne with fellow UW students. Visit this link for details on the different destinations! http://www.uwdawgdaze.com/?page_id=9095

Public Speaking and Communication Skills for Happy Huskies

2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Mary Gates Hall (MGH), room 241

Public Speaking and Communication Skills for Happy Huskies

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Fri  9/23
2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Mary Gates Hall (MGH), room 241
Are you comfortable speaking up in class? Doing feel confident doing class presentations? Are you ready to visit your professors in office hours?
Communication skills are the key to thriving at a large university. Learn skills you need to communicate your ideas, ask for the help you need, and navigate a campus full of incredible opportunities.
Also find out about amazing campus resources you can use when it is time for those class presentations. In collaboration with Department of Communication Speaking Center.

Quad Flicks: Mystery Movie

8:00 PM–10:00 PM
Quad

Quad Flicks: Mystery Movie

Students sitting on lawn watching a movie
Fri  9/23
8:00 PM–10:00 PM
Quad
Bring a blanket and join us for UW's outdoor movie experience. Voting will be available 9/14/16. The top vote-getter will be shown. Also, our friends from Hillel will be there providing Rootbeer Floats. Look for the huge screen on the quad! In collaboration with Student Activities and Union Facilities, First Year Programs, ASUW Arts and Entertainment, Hillel at UW, Division of Student Life, Cinema and Media Studies.

Midnight Carnival

10:00 PM–12:00 AM
Red Square

Midnight Carnival

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Fri  9/23
10:00 PM–12:00 AM
Red Square
The Residential Programming Board (RPB) would like you to join in the late night carnival in Red Square right after Quad Flicks. The Carnival will include bright lights, games, free cotton candy, popcorn, and other food. There will be games, prizes, a DJ filling the square with music, and lots of dancing. You don't want to miss out on this amazing carnival! In collaboration with First Year Programs, Residential Programming Board.

Sat  9/24
 

Dawg Daze Check-In at Red Square

5:00 PM–8:00 PM
Red Square

Dawg Daze Check-In at Red Square

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Sat  9/24
5:00 PM–8:00 PM
Red Square
Check-in for Dawg Daze at Red Square to receive your Dawg Daze Pass. Your Dawg Daze Pass will be your ticket into key events like Dawg Daze Presents!, Dance Party @ Odegaard Library, Husky Kick-off and more! Also meet some of our Dawg Daze Leaders and learn more about the upcoming week of events!

Dawg Daze Presents! Laci Green: Best Sex Ever!

8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Meany Hall (MNY)

Dawg Daze Presents! Laci Green: Best Sex Ever!

Microphone at Meany Hall
Sat  9/24
8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Meany Hall (MNY)
Join us as Dawg Daze Presents! Best Sex Ever! Preferred admission is for new students with their Dawg Pass, so be sure to check-in with Dawg Daze on 9/22, 9/23 or 9/24 to receive your Dawg Pass and line up at 7:00 to get the best seats. We're excited to have youtube star Laci Green, recently named Time's "30 Most Influential People on the Internet of 2016", joining us this year! In collaboration with Student Activities Office (SAO), ASUW Arts & Entertainment, First Year Programs, The Division of Student Life, Healthy Huskies.

Dance Party! @ Odegaard Library

9:00 PM–12:00 AM
Odegaard Library (OUGL)

Dance Party! @ Odegaard Library

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Sat  9/24
9:00 PM–12:00 AM
Odegaard Library (OUGL)
Odegaard Undergraduate Library invites you to dance the night away with music provided by DJ Carter Juncal! See the library’s beautiful atrium transformed into a dance floor with professional lighting, great tunes, and free food! There will be giveaways every half hour via social media and glow sticks for all. Come unwind and celebrate the new school year in style! Dawg Pass required for entry. In collaboration with UW Libraries, First Year Programs.

Sun  9/25
 

Freshman Convocation

10:30 AM–11:30 AM
Hec Edmundson Pavilion (EDP)

Freshman Convocation

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Sun  9/25
10:30 AM–11:30 AM
Hec Edmundson Pavilion (EDP)
Freshman Convocation is a University-wide ceremony that is geared to incoming students. The President and the entire leadership of the community will be in attendance to welcome you to the University and the world of discovery it holds for you. You will learn about your classmates and the exciting educational opportunities that await you, get useful tips from the student body president on how to make the most of your college experience, and hear the President’s vision for your future.

For more information and to order tickets visit the Convocation website. In collaboration with Office of Ceremonies.

President’s Picnic

12:00 PM–2:00 PM
Rainier Vista Lawn

President’s Picnic

Harry the Husky at President's Picnic
Sun  9/25
12:00 PM–2:00 PM
Rainier Vista Lawn
Following Convocation, the President will host the 9th Annual President’s Picnic on the Rainier Vista. There will be music, delicious food, the Husky Marching Band and Cheerleaders. Come and chat with our President, faculty, and University leaders!

For more information and to order tickets visit the Convocation website: http://www.washington.edu/freshcon/.. In collaboration with Office of Ceremonies.

Transfer Husky Kick-Off

2:00 PM–4:30 PM
Husky Stadium Suite Level - South Entrance

Transfer Husky Kick-Off

Students forming a large "w"
Sun  9/25
2:00 PM–4:30 PM
Husky Stadium Suite Level - South Entrance
Join us for the official welcome for transfer students! We know this isn't your first time in higher education, so join us as we welcome you to our campus. This event is a MUST attend event for all new transfer students and their families, partners and children. If you are registered for a T-FIG, you will meet with your T-FIG Leader and other transfer students. Hear from a panel of current transfer students eager to show you the ropes. Check in begins at 2:00pm.

This is reserved for transfer students and their family only. RSVP is preferred via Google Form.

Husky Kick-Off

2:00 PM–4:30 PM
Husky Stadium

Husky Kick-Off

Students forming a large "w"
Sun  9/25
2:00 PM–4:30 PM
Husky Stadium
Join the Washington tradition and kick off the 2016 Dawg Daze as a part of the UW community. Get ready to be welcomed to campus, to be entertained, and to connect with other students at the UW. This event is a required event for all new freshmen students. Immediately following, you'll meet for Peer Connections with a student leader, or if you're in a First-year Interest Group (FIG) or Transfer FIG, then you will meet with your FIG Leader. Meet current students eager to show you the ropes. Check-in begins at 1:45pm if you still need your Dawg Pass. If you already have your Dawg Pass, no need to check-in. In collaboration with First Year Programs.

Men’s Soccer vs. Seattle University

5:00 PM–7:00 PM
Husky Soccer Stadium

Men’s Soccer vs. Seattle University

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Sun  9/25
5:00 PM–7:00 PM
Husky Soccer Stadium
Come join us for Dawg Pack Appreciation Night at the Husky Soccer Field to cheer on the Men’s Soccer team as they face their cross-town rival, the Seattle U Redhawks, at 5pm. There will be a pre-game tailgate party for students only, starting at 3:30pm that includes FREE pizza, snacks, and exclusive Soccer Dawg Pack t-shirts, while supplies last! No ticket necessary, just bring your Husky Card! In collaboration with UW Athletics.

Fun and Games at the IMA

6:00 PM–9:30 PM
Intramural Activities Building (IMA)

Fun and Games at the IMA

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Sun  9/25
6:00 PM–9:30 PM
Intramural Activities Building (IMA)
Come explore the IMA (Intramural Activities Building) and take part in all that your campus sports and fitness center has to offer. Head down for fun and join the action with dodge ball, basketball, volleyball, badminton, roller skating, salsa dance lessons, archery and swing dance lessons beginning at 7:00pm. Check out the variety of clubs at the club sports info fair from 6:00-7:00pm. Come ready to participate in the Fun & Games at the IMA! In collaboration with Student Activities Office, Housing & Food Services/Dawg Bites Cafe, Residence Programming Board, First Year Programs, UW Salsa Club, UW Swing Kids Club.

Mon  9/26
 

One Bus Away: Various Locations

10:00 AM–12:00 PM
Meet at Suzzallo Library (SUZ) Steps

One Bus Away: Various Locations

Space needle with mountain in background
Mon  9/26
10:00 AM–12:00 PM
Meet at Suzzallo Library (SUZ) Steps
Hop on a bus or light rail and get lost in Seattle! There are many neighborhoods just a ride away. Explore downtown Seattle, Capitol Hill, Fremont, International District, Northgate and Seattle Center/Lower Queen Anne with fellow UW students. Visit this link for details on the different destinations! http://www.uwdawgdaze.com/?page_id=9095

One Bus Away: Various Locations

12:30 PM–3:00 PM
Meet at Suzzallo Library (SUZ) Steps

One Bus Away: Various Locations

Space needle with mountain in background
Mon  9/26
12:30 PM–3:00 PM
Meet at Suzzallo Library (SUZ) Steps
Hop on a bus or light rail and get lost in Seattle! There are many neighborhoods just a ride away. Explore downtown Seattle, Capitol Hill, Fremont, International District, Northgate and Seattle Center/Lower Queen Anne with fellow UW students. Visit this link for details on the different destinations! http://www.uwdawgdaze.com/?page_id=9095

Succeeding with Technology at the UW

1:00 PM–2:00 PM
Johnson Hall (JHN), Room 102

Succeeding with Technology at the UW

students using technology in library
Mon  9/26
1:00 PM–2:00 PM
Johnson Hall (JHN), Room 102
There is a huge amount of technology available at UW – but figuring out what you need, when, and how to use it can be dizzying. In this fast–paced session, we’ll help you create a base of key technologies that will help you succeed in your courses and in your whole Husky experience. Bring all of your favorite devices (laptop, tablet, cell phone) for a hands–on experience working with tools you’ll use each quarter. You’ll learn how to navigate UW course technologies, find resources, and plan and prepare your academic journey. We will even cover tips on how to reach out to faculty, your peers, and us at UW-IT for help. Join us to unlock a hidden world of opportunities waiting for you at the UW. Don’t miss it!

Secrets for Success from UW TAs

2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Savery Hall (SAV), room 260

Secrets for Success from UW TAs

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Mon  9/26
2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Savery Hall (SAV), room 260
Join us for this panel discussion with TAs from popular Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences courses. Learn what you need to do to be successful in UW courses from the TAs that will determine your grade! Find out the DOs and DON'TS that will get you on your TAs good side. Ask the questions you may be too afraid to ask your own TA. In collaboration with The Graduate and Professional Student Senate.

Fall Fling

3:00 PM–7:00 PM
HUB Lawn

Fall Fling

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Mon  9/26
3:00 PM–7:00 PM
HUB Lawn
The Division of Student Life and First Year Programs invite the UW community to the 26th Annual Fall Fling. Please join us for an afternoon of food, music, and fun on the HUB Lawn. Performer will be announced in September! In collaboration with Student Activities Office (SAO), Division of Student Life, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, First Year Programs, ASUW Arts and Entertainment.

HUB Crawl

5:00 PM–10:00 PM
Husky Union Building (HUB)

HUB Crawl

Students playing Foosball
Mon  9/26
5:00 PM–10:00 PM
Husky Union Building (HUB)
HUB Crawl is a little bit of everything! Main Stage entertainment, Street Fair activities such as wax hands, cash cube, button-making, balloons, etc. Free cosmic bowling, pool, table tennis, video gaming, LAN PARTY (Pokemon, League of Legends, Halo, etc.) in the HUB Ballroom, student org performances, food for sale, and more! Join the fun! Hot dog eating contest will start in the Husky Den area at 9 pm! Join the HUB Crawl! In collaboration with The HUB, Dawg Daze, University Book Store, U.S. Bank, Q Center.

Late Night Shopping at Fred Meyer w/ Free UberX Rides

9:00 PM–12:00 AM
Buses depart from HUB or off NE Campus Pkway on West Campus

Late Night Shopping at Fred Meyer w/ Free UberX Rides

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Mon  9/26
9:00 PM–12:00 AM
Buses depart from HUB or off NE Campus Pkway on West Campus
Stock up on the supplies you need to start school. You're invited to a special UW student-only late-night event at Fred Meyer Superstore (Ballard, 915 Northwest 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98107). Need a ride? Catch a FREE* UberX ride (fits up to 4) to and from Fred Meyer. All you have to do is request an UberX between 7:30pm and 1am day of the event. Trips that end or start from Fred Meyer will automatically be free!

Buses will also be available and depart from the HUB or off NE Campus Pkway on west campus starting at 8pm. Accessible bus is available at West Campus, please contact dawgdaze@uw.edu.

Step 1: Download the Uber App
Step 2: Select Uberx
Step 3: Plug in Ballard Fred Meyer location as destination: 915 Northwest 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98107

*limited to 2 trips, up to $20 each, must be on uberX. Trips must end or start at Fred Meyer Superstore in Ballard between 7:30pm and 1am on day of event, 9/26 In collaboration with First Year Programs, Fred Meyer.

Tue  9/27
 

Healthy Huskies Run/Walk

9:00 AM–10:00 AM
Quad, North side

Healthy Huskies Run/Walk

Students running on the quad
Tue  9/27
9:00 AM–10:00 AM
Quad, North side
Start off your school year on the right paw with a fun 3 mile run/walk around campus! Meet other healthy huskies and members of the Husky Running Club. Come early for the chance to win a FREE entry into the upcoming Dawg Dash 5k hosted by the UW Alumni Association! We welcome runners, joggers, and walkers. No previous running experience required, just come out and get your fitness on! Check-in for event and raffle at 9:00 am and run at 9:10 am. In collaboration with University Alumni Association, Husky Running Club.

How to Succeed in Chemistry

10:00 AM–11:00 AM
Kane Hall (KNE), Room 130

How to Succeed in Chemistry

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Tue  9/27
10:00 AM–11:00 AM
Kane Hall (KNE), Room 130
Are you enrolled in a chemistry course? Are you nervous about how to succeed or wondering about what's expected of you in quiz section? Come learn from a faculty member and a tutor how to do well in your first college-level chemistry class, how to navigate office hours, how to study and form study groups, and hear about the different resources that can help you succeed academically. Invest 60 minutes of your free time now to gain back hours of study time later! In collaboration with Chemistry.

Chocolate Fair

1:00 PM–3:00 PM
The Burke Museum (BMM)

Chocolate Fair

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Tue  9/27
1:00 PM–3:00 PM
The Burke Museum (BMM)
Indulge in a decadent chocolate dessert and discover one of the UW's coolest places at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture's annual Chocolate Fair. Meet Burke Museum researchers and the UW students who collect and care for the museum's 16 million scientific specimens and cultural artifacts. Learn about student events, fun ways to complete class assignments, and volunteer opportunities at the state's ONLY natural history museum, which is always FREE to UW students! Did we mention there's a chocolate fountain? This event is exclusively for incoming UW students as part of Dawg Daze activities. A Dawg Daze Pass is REQUIRED for this event. In collaboration with Burke Museum.

College Writing Tips from the CLUE Writing Center

1:00 PM–2:00 PM
Johnson Hall (JHN), Room 102

College Writing Tips from the CLUE Writing Center

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Tue  9/27
1:00 PM–2:00 PM
Johnson Hall (JHN), Room 102
A few members from the CLUE Writing Center team will help you get a head start on your UW writing classes. This session will be a fun, interactive look at the key differences between high school or community college writing and university writing, as well as give you an opportunity to meet some of the CLUE tutors and discover what resources the CLUE Writing Center, as well as other academic resource centers on campus, have to offer. This information will be especially useful for those about to take English 111/121/131 or any other composition or "W" course. In collaboration with Academic Support Programs, First Year Programs.

Cool Careers in Health Sciences

1:00 PM–3:00 PM
Magnuson Health Sciences Center (HST), Lobby

Cool Careers in Health Sciences

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Tue  9/27
1:00 PM–3:00 PM
Magnuson Health Sciences Center (HST), Lobby
From practicing precision medicine to helping reduce health disparities to advancing scientific innovation, see what opportunities await you in the fields of dentistry, public health, pharmacy, medicine, nursing and social work. Join us for an interactive afternoon of discovering how you can make a difference with a career in health sciences. Plus, learn what interesting volunteer opportunities are available at UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and the Center on Human Development and Disability. In collaboration with UW Medicine Strategic Marketing & Communications, Health Sciences Schools: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Public Health, Social Work.

Tips to help you succeed in Math

2:30 PM–3:30 PM
Johnson Hall (JHN), Room 102

Tips to help you succeed in Math

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Tue  9/27
2:30 PM–3:30 PM
Johnson Hall (JHN), Room 102
Are you enrolled in a Math course? Will you be taking one in the future? Are you nervous about how to succeed or wondering about what's expected of you in classes? Come learn how to do well in your first college-level math class at UW, how to navigate office hours, how to study and form study groups, and hear about the different resources, like CLUE, that can help you succeed academically. Invest 60 minutes of your free time now to gain back hours of study time later!

Wed  9/28
Start of Fall Quarter

Food Vendors on Red Square

8:30 AM–2:30 PM
Red Square

Food Vendors on Red Square

Students in line on red square
Wed  9/28
8:30 AM–2:30 PM
Red Square
Stop by Red Square on your way to classes on the first two days of classes and sample food and beverages from UW Dinings most sustainable vendors and beverage partners. A list of food vendors will be available soon. See you on Red Square between 8am and 2:30pm during the first two days of fall quarter. In collaboration with First Year Programs, Housing and Food Services.

Student Activities Fair

10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Red Square

Student Activities Fair

students standing next to sign
Wed  9/28
10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Red Square
The Student Activities Fair is an opportunity for registered student organizations (RSOs) to promote themselves, attract new members, and network with other campus groups. There are over 900 RSOs on file in the Student Activities Office. Many of these groups, ranging from academic to sports, will be at this year's fair. Come check out the groups taking part in the Student Activities Fair at Red Square! In collaboration with Student Activities Office (SAO).

Dawg Daze goes to the Sounders Meet-Up

5:30 PM–7:30 PM
Meet at Suzzallo Library (SUZ) Steps

Dawg Daze goes to the Sounders Meet-Up

March-to-the-Match-FIX
Wed  9/28
5:30 PM–7:30 PM
Meet at Suzzallo Library (SUZ) Steps
Got tickets for the Dawg Daze goes to the Sounders match? Join us as we head down early to Pioneer Square to see the March to the Match (sing and cheer your way to Century Link!).

Meet your Dawg Daze Leaders from Suzzallo Library steps at 5:45 p.m. (leave at 5:55 p.m.) as we take the light rail from Husky Stadium. Don't forget your tickets and your Husky Card! In collaboration with First Year Programs.

CLUE & Peer Adviser Trivia Night

6:30 PM–9:00 PM
Mary Gates Hall (MGH), Commons

CLUE & Peer Adviser Trivia Night

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Wed  9/28
6:30 PM–9:00 PM
Mary Gates Hall (MGH), Commons
Don't have quite enough homework after the first day of class to come to CLUE for the tutors? Well, why not come for the food, games, and great prizes instead? Its students versus tutors and peer advisers in the seventh annual CLUE Trivia Night! Study up on current events, pop culture, and random useless information and then bring a team of friends or come alone and we will assign you to a team for the competition. Sign-ups for the competition start at 6:30pm and the competition begins at 7:00pm. Great prizes for first, second, and third place! In collaboration with Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Academic Support Programs, Center for Learning and Undergraduate Enrichment.

Dawg Daze goes to the Sounders

7:30 PM–10:00 PM
Century Link Field (800 Occidental Ave S)

Dawg Daze goes to the Sounders

Century Link Stadium
Wed  9/28
7:30 PM–10:00 PM
Century Link Field (800 Occidental Ave S)
Join us at our second Dawg Daze goes to the Sounders at Century Link Field. UW students, staff, faculty and family members will receive an exclusive offer to watch the Sounders FC take on the Chicago Fire! Tickets include a FREE Dawg Daze/Sounders FC draw string bag (while supplies last!).

Tickets includes: $24 ticket (normally $36). Tickets must be purchased by Tuesday, 9/27 at http://fyp.washington.edu/sounders. Enter the promo code: DawgDaze16.

10 lucky students will win the opportunity to enjoy pre-match warm-ups on the pitch (an exclusive area of the sideline)! Watch and hear the teams while they prepare the the match. In collaboration with First Year Programs.

Thu  9/29
 

Food Vendors on Red Square

8:30 AM–2:30 PM
Red Square

Food Vendors on Red Square

Students in line on red square
Thu  9/29
8:30 AM–2:30 PM
Red Square
Stop by Red Square on your way to classes on the first two days of classes and sample food and beverages from UW Dinings most sustainable vendors and beverage partners. A list of food vendors will be available soon. See you on Red Square between 8am and 2:30pm during the first two days of fall quarter. In collaboration with First Year Programs, Housing and Food Services.

Student Activities Fair

10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Red Square

Student Activities Fair

students standing next to sign
Thu  9/29
10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Red Square
The Student Activities Fair is an opportunity for registered student organizations (RSOs) to promote themselves, attract new members, and network with other campus groups. There are over 900 RSOs on file in the Student Activities Office. Many of these groups, ranging from academic to sports, will be at this year's fair. Come check out the groups taking part in the Student Activities Fair at Red Square! In collaboration with Student Activities Office (SAO).

Commuter Fair

11:00 AM–1:00 PM
Husky Union Building (HUB), room 145

Commuter Fair

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Thu  9/29
11:00 AM–1:00 PM
Husky Union Building (HUB), room 145
Do you commute to campus? Join us at the Commuter Fair to learn more about your resources as a commuter student! Transportation Services, Commuter Commons and many more commuter-related resources will be there to help answer your questions. Join us for snacks and meet other students who also commute! In collaboration with Transportation Services, First Year Programs, Commuter Commons.

Up Your Ave

3:00 PM–6:30 PM
University Way NE, between NE 41st and NE 50th Streets

Up Your Ave

Students holding up T-shirts
Thu  9/29
3:00 PM–6:30 PM
University Way NE, between NE 41st and NE 50th Streets
The University of Washington and the U District Partnership present Up Your Ave, a welcome event for incoming and returning UW students. From NE 41st St to NE 50th St all along University Way NE, a.k.a. "The Ave," During Up Your Ave, students travel “the Ave” collecting stamps from participating businesses. Additionally there are booths located along the sidewalks for sponsors, non-profits and other U District Businesses. The event culminates with a Party on the Street with music and games! There will be live music and tables with information on community involvement organizations. Great prizes, games and give-aways are featured at our local businesses. Come learn how you can get involved in your new community, check out the local scene, and explore the many restaurants and shops along "The Ave." Get all of the required stamps in your "Passport" and claim your free "UP YOUR AVE" T-shirt. In collaboration with University District Partnership.

Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) Block Party

7:00 PM–9:00 PM
Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC)

Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) Block Party

ECC building
Thu  9/29
7:00 PM–9:00 PM
Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC)
The ECC staff kicks off the year of community building with an exciting evening of games and excitement at our annual block party! All students are invited to attend this fun-filled event which has something for everyone. Student organizations affiliated with the ECC and incoming students join the ECC staff in celebrating the beginning of the school year in the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, which opened as a state of the art cultural center and theatre in January 2013. Highlights of the block party will include: A photo booth, dance dance revolution, carnival food (popcorn, cotton candy & hot dogs), food trucks, live music, games, henna and caricature artists and student organization tabling. Come out and see what fun we have at the ECC! In collaboration with UW Housing and Food Services.

Fri  9/30
 

UW-IT Technology Expo

10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUGL), South Atrium

UW-IT Technology Expo

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Fri  9/30
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUGL), South Atrium
Find out more about the free technology, discounts and services available to you as a UW student. Visit booths from several UW units, and also Microsoft, Tableau, Apple, and more. Enter the student drawing for a chance to win great prizes. We’ll have many free gifts for attendees on a first come, first served basis. Also meet Odegaard Library staff and learn about all the resources, services, and student perks available at Odegaard. In collaboration with Libraries.

Husky Football vs. Stanford

6:00 PM–10:30 PM
Husky Stadium

Husky Football vs. Stanford

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Fri  9/30
6:00 PM–10:30 PM
Husky Stadium
Cheer the Huskies on against one of their PAC 12 Conference rivals Stanford at Husky Stadium, one of college football's most beautiful venues. Visit UW Athletics for more information on how to purchase tickets at http://www.gohuskies.com/. Game Time is available at http://www.gohuskies.com/!

Sat  10/1
 

Dawg Daze goes to the Mariners Meet-Up

4:00 PM–6:00 PM
Meet at Suzzallo Library (SUZ) Steps

Dawg Daze goes to the Mariners Meet-Up

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Sat  10/1
4:00 PM–6:00 PM
Meet at Suzzallo Library (SUZ) Steps
Got tickets for the Dawg Daze goes to the Mariners game? Join us as we head down early to watch batting practice at Safeco Field!

Meet your Dawg Daze Leaders from Suzzallo Library steps at 4:15 p.m. (leave at 4:25 p.m.) as we take the light rail from Husky Stadium. Don't forget your tickets and your Husky Card! In collaboration with First Year Programs.

Dawg Daze Goes to the Mariners

6:00 PM–10:30 PM
Safeco Field (1250 1st Avenue South)

Dawg Daze Goes to the Mariners

Mariners Field
Sat  10/1
6:00 PM–10:30 PM
Safeco Field (1250 1st Avenue South)
Come celebrate the beginning of the school year with the Seattle Mariners! Take part in the 9th annual Mariners game during Dawg Daze. Tickets include a FREE Dawg Daze/Mariners T-Shirt (while supplies last)! Ticket Options: $15 View Reserved (normally $25); $30 View Reserved (normally $45). Tickets must be purchased by 12 noon on Friday, 10/2 at www.mariners.com/dawgdaze.

You’ll want to leave campus early. You can take the light rail from the UW Husky Stadium Station and get off at the International District Station, where Dawg Daze volunteers will meet you and direct you to Safeco Field. Game time is 6:10pm. Buy your tickets at www.mariners.com/dawgdaze! In collaboration with First Year Programs, Seattle Mariners.
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