Notice: Changes to Building Hours of Mary Gates Hall

Mary-Gates-Hall-03The Mary Gates Hall building staff has been wrestling in past months with tension surrounding wanting to keep Mary Gates Hall a welcoming place for students and visitors and wanting to be good stewards of the building, ensuring it is a safe environment for students and tenants. In the past couple of months, there have been several troubling occurrences in the building that have caused the administration to take more steps towards ensuring safety of occupants and protection of property.

A new building schedule was instituted March 1. In looking at the schedule below, note the following:

  • When it says “Ext Doors” it means all of the exterior doors of Mary Gates except for the north doors. They will have a separate schedule as noted.
  • In all cases, if you are a tenant of the building with CAAMS access, you will be able to get into the building 24/7.
  • MGH building staff will be developing signage to put on the various doors to point people to where the north doors are.

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Notice: ASP Success Coaches- Winter 2019

The Academic Support Programs office is excited to share our three new Academic Success Coaches, along with our continuing coach from last year. We have expanded hours and are excited about the background and experiences our coaches bring with them to support all students. Sign up online for your appointment: http://webster.uaa.washington.edu/asp/website/get-help/academic-success-coach/

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Notice: OWRC Writing and Research Support for UW Students

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The OWRC is an interdisciplinary center that offers free, one-to-one peer writing and research support for UW students, faculty, and staff. We will work with any writer, on any projects, in any discipline, and at any phase in the process. Our appointments are 45-minute consultations with peer tutors from a range a disciplines. We’re proud of the diverse range of experiences, majors, languages, and backgrounds that our tutors bring. Learn more about our tutors and librarians here. Continue reading

Notice: OWRC Writing and Research Support for UW Students

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The Odegaard Writing and Research Center (OWRC) is an interdisciplinary center that offers free, one-to-one peer writing and research support for all writers on campus. We will work with any writer, on any projects, in any discipline, and at any phase in the process. Our appointments are 45-minute consultations with peer tutors from a range a disciplines. We’re proud of the diverse range of experiences, majors, languages, and backgrounds that our tutors bring. Meet our tutors and librarians here.

The OWRC also offers:

Support for International and Multilingual Students 

  • Targeted Learning Communities (TLCs):Weekly, small group tutoring for three to five international and multilingual students from the same course. TLC groups support students’ classroom learning, combine personal goals with academic goals, and create long-term learning communities.

Support for Graduate Students

  • Dissertation Writing Retreat:Week-long, writing retreat designed to support graduate students interested in making significant progress on their dissertation. The retreat consists of presentations, workshops, solo writing time and daily sessions with a peer tutor.
  • Open Writing Circles:Weekly, writing group meetings for writers working on long-term projects. Writers meet in Allen Research Commons to sit and write together to provide light structure, goal-setting, and some companionship.

Satellite Site Tutoring

  • Allen Research Commons: Drop-in sessions for graduate student writers working on long-term projects. Sessions are exclusively drop-in and cannot be booked in advance.
  • Health Sciences Library:Writing consultations for Health Sciences undergraduate and graduate students.
  • College of Education:Writing consultations for College of Education undergraduate and graduate students.

The OWRC also offers support to direct to instructors and departments through class visits, peer review workshops, and by-appointment consultations with the OWRC director. For more information on these support services, click here.

Notice: Applications Open for the 2018-19 Husky Leadership Certificate Cohort

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This program gave me an opportunity to reflect on my experiences and skills in a way that I hadn’t been challenged to do before. On top of that, I was able to find a clear and confident way to articulate those skills both in person and online.” – Husky Leadership Certificate alumnus

Applications are LIVE for the 2018-19 cohort of the Husky Leadership Certificate program. We are seeking Huskies who practice leadership in a variety of ways. Our leaders are change-agents, entrepreneurs, scholars, activists, athletes, educators and more. This is your opportunity to reflect on your leadership development journey during your undergraduate education.   Continue reading