UW Graduate School

Happenings On & Around Campus

April 6, 2017

Web-based Flash Cards

The free app Anki offers the effectiveness of flash cards without the hassle.

March 23, 2017

Bicycle Benefits

With a Bicycle Benefits sticker on your helmet, you can save 10% off your purchases at Husky Grind and District Market, plus receive discounts at various restaurants and retailers across the city. Purchase a helmet sticker at Husky Grind, District Market and other participating retailers. 

March 9, 2017

An app for dissertation writing

The free Gingko app combines the functionality of outlines with the fluidity of mind-maps and index cards. One reviewer wrote if the app had existed previously, “it would have saved me two years off my Ph.D.”

February 9, 2017

Be Social and Frugal

Mingle with fellow grad students while enjoying beverages and refreshments at GPSS’ Winter Social, Thursday, Feb. 16, 7–10 p.m. at the HUB.

January 12, 2017

Snowshoe Rentals

Take advantage of the winter chill — students can rent snowshoes from the Gear Garage for $7.50/day ($12.50/weekend).

December 29, 2016

Borrow Cool Tech Stuff

The Student Technology Loan Program not only provides laptops and computing accessories, it also has audio, photography and videography equipment for loan, all for free! 

December 15, 2016

Study Music

Great studying music! Free access to more than a million tracks of classical streaming audio with Naxos Music Library. This UW-restricted resource is provided by UW Libraries.

November 17, 2016


University Village, a huge outdoor shopping center just east of the Seattle campus, lists many student discounts, some exclusive to UW.

November 3, 2016

Burke Museum

The Burke Museum is always free for students. You can even sign up for a free student membership (standard student membership is $25) and get almost all the advantages of being a museum member. Visit the Burke in person to sign up. 

October 20, 2016

Love Your Stuff

Love your stuff, keep it safe, and register it with the UW Police.

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