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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  9/21
 

Dawg Daze Check-In

9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Lander, Alder, Elm, Mercer, Maple, McMahon, and Haggett Residence Halls

Dawg Daze Check-In

Thu  9/21
9:00 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 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 Check-In at Red Square

12:00 PM–4:30 PM
Red Square

Dawg Daze Check-In at Red Square

Thu  9/21
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!

Recreation Fitness Class: Zumba Party

6:00 PM–7:00 PM
IMA, Gym Room D

Recreation Fitness Class: Zumba Party

Thu  9/21
6:00 PM–7:00 PM
IMA, Gym Room D
Kick off Dawg Daze by coming to the IMA for our second annual 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!

Dawg Daze goes to the Mariners Meet-Up

6:00 PM–7:00 PM
Meet at Suzzallo Library (SUZ) Steps

Dawg Daze goes to the Mariners Meet-Up

Thu  9/21
6:00 PM–7:00 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 6:00 p.m. (leave at 6:15 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.

Recreation Mindfulness Class: Glow-ga (Glow in the Dark Yoga)

7:00 PM–8:00 PM
IMA, Gym Room D

Recreation Mindfulness Class: Glow-ga (Glow in the Dark Yoga)

Thu  9/21
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 friends and grab a glow stick (or 10) for our second annual Glow-ga class! You'll be led 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 prior experience with yoga required. Bring your own yoga mat and a water bottle.

Dawg Daze Goes to the Mariners

7:00 PM–11:00 PM
Safeco Field (1250 1st Avenue South)

Dawg Daze Goes to the Mariners

Mariners Field
Thu  9/21
7:00 PM–11:00 PM
Safeco Field (1250 1st Avenue South)
Come celebrate the beginning of the school year with the Seattle Mariners! Take part in the 11th annual Mariners game during Dawg Daze. Tickets include a FREE Dawg Daze/Mariners T-Shirt (while supplies last)! Ticket Options: $17 View Reserved (normally $25); $30 View Reserved (normally $45). Tickets must be purchased by 5pm on Wednesday, 9/20. Game time is 7:10pm.
Buy your tickets at www.mariners.com/dawgdaze!
In collaboration with First Year Programs, Seattle Mariners.

Fri  9/22
 

Dawg Daze Check-In

9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Lander, Alder, Elm, Mercer, Maple, McMahon, and Haggett Residence Halls

Dawg Daze Check-In

Fri  9/22
9:00 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 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

Space needle with mountain in background
Fri  9/22
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!
In collaboration with First Year Programs.

Navigating Dawg Daze 101

2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Savery (SAV) Hall, Room 131

Navigating Dawg Daze 101

Fri  9/22
2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Savery (SAV) Hall, Room 131
Overwhelmed by the 200+ Dawg Daze events? Need help figuring out which events to attend? Want to find a buddy to go with? Join our Navigating Dawg Daze 101 Event! We will help you breakdown events by categories and give you the tools necessary to plan out the best schedule for Dawg Daze. Come and take this opportunity to meet other students interested in similar events!
In collaboration with First Year Programs.

Dawg Daze Check-In at Red Square

5:00 PM–8:00 PM
Red Square

Dawg Daze Check-In at Red Square

Fri  9/22
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!

Quad Flicks: Mystery Movie

8:00 PM–10:00 PM
Quad

Quad Flicks: Mystery Movie

Students sitting on lawn watching a movie
Fri  9/22
8:00 PM–10:00 PM
Quad
Bring a blanket and join us for UW's outdoor movie experience. Vote for your favorite movie to watch (voting will be available in August) and enjoy some Rootbeer Floats provided by UW Hillel. Just 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.

Late Night Carnival

10:00 PM–12:00 AM
Red Square

Late Night Carnival

Fri  9/22
10:00 PM–12:00 AM
Red Square
Join the Residential Programming Board (RPB) in Red Square after Quad Flicks for our annual Late Night Carnival. Enjoy free cotton candy, Peace Tea, games, a DJ, dancing, caricatures, wax hands, photo booths, food, and more!

Follow RPB's Facebook or Instagram page for more on-campus events throughout the year. #UWRPB

In collaboration with First Year Programs, Residential Programming Board.

Sat  9/23
 

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
Sat  9/23
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!
In collaboration with First Year Programs.

Out-of-State Mixer

2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Mary Gates Hall (MGH) Commons

Out-of-State Mixer

Sat  9/23
2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Mary Gates Hall (MGH) Commons
Coming from out of state? Want to meet other students from and near your hometown? Make new friends and find someone to go to another Dawg Daze event with at the Dawg Daze out-of-state mixer!
In collaboration with First Year Programs.

Dawg Daze Check-In at Red Square

5:00 PM–8:00 PM
Red Square

Dawg Daze Check-In at Red Square

Sat  9/23
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!

8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Meany Hall (MNY)

Dawg Daze Presents!

Microphone at Meany Hall
Sat  9/23
8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Meany Hall (MNY)
Join us as Dawg Daze Presents! Preferred admission is for new students with their Dawg Pass, so be sure to check-in with Dawg Daze on 9/21, 9/22 or 9/23 to receive your Dawg Pass and line up at 7:00 to get the best seats. Presenter will be announced this summer!
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

Sat  9/23
9:00 PM–12:00 AM
Odegaard Library (OUGL)
Dance party in the library?? See Odegaard Library’s beautiful atrium transformed into a dance club with professional lighting, great tunes by DJ Carter, and free snacks! Celebrate the new school year in style!

Dawg Pass required for entry. No backpacks or large purses.
In collaboration with UW Libraries, First Year Programs.

Sun  9/24
 

Freshman Convocation

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

Freshman Convocation

Students gathered for convocation in hec edmundson pavillion
Sun  9/24
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  9/24
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.
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  9/24
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  9/24
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.

Fun and Games with UW Recreation

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

Fun and Games with UW Recreation

Student playing with bow and arrow i
Sun  9/24
6:00 PM–9:30 PM
Intramural Activities Building (IMA)
Come explore the IMA (Intramural Activities Building) and take part in all that UW Recreation has to offer. Head down for fun and join the action with dodgeball, basketball, volleyball, badminton, roller skating, salsa dance lessons, archery and swing dance lessons beginning at 6:00pm. Check out the variety of clubs at the club sports info fair from 5:00-7:00pm.
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  9/25
 

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  9/25
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!

One Bus Away: Various Locations

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

One Bus Away: Various Locations

Space needle with mountain in background
Mon  9/25
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!
In collaboration with First Year Programs.

Fall Fling

3:00 PM–7:00 PM
HUB Lawn

Fall Fling

Mon  9/25
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  9/25
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

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

Late Night Shopping at Fred Meyer

Mon  9/25
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).

Buses will also be available and depart from the HUB or off NE Campus Pkway on west campus starting at 8pm. Be sure to line up early! This is a popular event. Accessible bus is available at West Campus, please contact dawgdaze@uw.edu.

The Campus Food Pantry will be accepting donations of non-perishable foods and toiletries at the Fred Meyer exit. Pick up an extra can of fruit, vegetables, soup, or other shelf-stable item and support hungry Huskies on campus.
In collaboration with First Year Programs, Fred Meyer.

Tue  9/26
 

How to Succeed in Chemistry

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

How to Succeed in Chemistry

Tue  9/26
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.

Healthy Husky Fest

10:00 AM–2:00 PM
The Quad

Healthy Husky Fest

Tue  9/26
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
The Quad
Celebrate the start of the school year on the quad at Healthy Husky Fest, next to the School of Public Health’s Petting Zoo. Explore wellness programs from across campus and set yourself up for a healthy school year. We will have lots of free giveaways from UW and community resources, arts and crafts stations, and other games and activities to help you learn about self-care. Visit all the tables for a chance to win a free iPad!

View the full list of participating departments/RSOs here!
In collaboration with Healthy Huskies, First Year Programs, 3W Medical.

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

Tue  9/26
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

Tue  9/26
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

Tue  9/26
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  9/27
Start of Fall Quarter

Vendors on Red Square

8:30 AM–2:30 PM
Red Square

Vendors on Red Square

Students in line on red square
Wed  9/27
8:30 AM–2:30 PM
Red Square
Stop by on your way to classes on the first two days of classes to meet various Dawg Daze sponsors and sample FREE food and beverages from UW Dinings most sustainable vendors and beverage partners.
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  9/27
10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Red Square
There are over 900 registered student organizations (RSOs) at the UW. Many of these groups, ranging from academic to sports, will be at this year's fair. Check out the full list of RSOs here.
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

Wed  9/27
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 5:30 p.m. (leave at 5:45 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

Wed  9/27
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 8th 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–10:30 PM
Century Link Field (800 Occidental Ave S)

Dawg Daze goes to the Sounders

Century Link Stadium
Wed  9/27
7:30 PM–10:30 PM
Century Link Field (800 Occidental Ave S)
Join us at our third 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 Vancouver Whitecaps. Tickets include a FREE Dawg Daze/Sounders FC draw string bag (while supplies last!).

Tickets includes: $21 ticket (normally $36). Tickets must be purchased by Tuesday, 9/27 at http://fyp.washington.edu/sounders. Enter the promo code: DawgDaze17.

In collaboration with First Year Programs.

Thu  9/28
 

Vendors on Red Square

8:30 AM–2:30 PM
Red Square

Vendors on Red Square

Students in line on red square
Thu  9/28
8:30 AM–2:30 PM
Red Square
Stop by on your way to classes on the first two days of classes to meet various Dawg Daze sponsors and sample FREE food and beverages from UW Dinings most sustainable vendors and beverage partners.
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  9/28
10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Red Square
There are over 900 registered student organizations (RSOs) at the UW. Many of these groups, ranging from academic to sports, will be at this year's fair. Check out the full list of RSOs here.
In collaboration with Student Activities Office (SAO).

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  9/28
7:00 PM–9:00 PM
Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC)
The Kelly ECC staff kicks off the year of community building with an exciting evening of free entertainment and fun 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 Kelly ECC and incoming students join the ECC staff in celebrating the beginning of the school year at the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center. Highlights of the block party include: A photo booth, caricature artists, henna artists, a live DJ and dancing, snacks, and awesome giveaways. Come out and see what fun we have at the Kelly ECC!
In collaboration with UW Housing and Food Services.

Fri  9/29
 

UW-IT Technology Expo

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

UW-IT Technology Expo

Fri  9/29
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, Google 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.

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
Fri  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.
Dawg Daze 2017 will have more than 200 events!
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For Transfer Students

Events

9/24

Transfer Husky Kick-Off

2:00 PM–4:30 PM
9/29

Veterans Night Out

5:00 PM–7:00 PM
9/26

Former Transfer Student Panel Discussion -- Avoiding "Transfer Shock"

1:30 PM–2:30 PM
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Dawg Daze is successful with the help of on- and off-campus partnerships.

You can get involved by submitting an event, volunteering, or being a sponsor. Event submission is due June 1st, 2017.

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Are you an RSO? Want to be part of the Dawg Daze Student Activities Fair?

The Student Activities Fair is open to all registered student organizations (RSOs) as a way to promote their activities, recruit new members or volunteers, and enhance their visibility within the UW community. The Student Activities Fair is held in the fall, is sponsored by the HUB, and is free of charge for all participating RSOs.

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For information about becoming a Dawg Daze sponsor, visit the First Year Programs website.

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