Dawg Daze

Event submissions for Dawg Daze are Closed! 

Please reach out to dawgdaze@uw.edu with any questions! 

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

  • Available Time Slots

    On-campus, daytime (8am-5pm)

    If you will be using a classroom or event space for meeting at a UW facility for an event, your date and time will be constrained to the days and times when space is available. That being said, we have a lot of great programming times available for you!

    • 8a-5p, Thursday, September 19, 2019
    • 8a-5p, Friday, September 20, 2019
    • 8a-5p, Saturday, September 21, 2019
    • 8a-3p, Monday, September 23, 2019
    • 10a-5p, Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    • 10a-5p, Wednesday, September 25, 2019 – First Day of School
    • 10a-5p, Thursday, September 26, 2019
    • 10a-5p, Friday, September 27, 2019
    • 8a-5p, Saturday, September 28, 2019

    On-campus, evening (after 5pm)

    If you will be using a classroom or event space for events, we will approve on a case-by-case basis based on space availability- We’ll do what we can to make it all work!


    You are providing or renting your own space off-campus, we will approve on a case-by-case basis and ask that you avoid programming in conflict with the larger Dawg Daze events.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    How do I submit an event to Dawg Daze?
    You can submit an event to be approved and added to the Dawg Daze schedule. First you must create a Wordpress account and follow the directions listed in the "Event Submission" drop down. 

    I created an account but I still cannot access the Wordpress website, what should I do?
    You should have received a confirmation email which included your log-in name and password. Be sure to check your junk-mail and if you are still having trouble, contact us at dawgdaze@uw.edu.

    What date/times can I offer my event?
    We will work with you to find a date/time for your event that does not conflict with a Dawg Daze Key Event. Check the "Available Time Slots" drop down to see the list of dates/times we recommend you host your event at.

    How do I request a room on campus for my event?
    Rooms are available on a case-by-case basis and on space availability. Submit your event with your preferred space.

    I submitted my event, when will I hear back?
    We will contact you via email to confirm your event. 

  • Dawg Daze Marketing Packet

    If your Dawg Daze event has been approved, you are welcome to use our logo on your marketing! 

    Small Dawg Daze Logo PNG

    Large Dawg Daze Logo PNG

    Winter Dawg Daze Logo PNG


  • Departments - Student Activities Fair

    Are you a department that wants to table at Student Activities Fair (Red Square)? Please email us at ddadmin@uw.edu, your department will be added to a first-come first-serve list for the opportunity to table on the Thursday of Student Activities Fair. 

    Tabling at Student Activities Fair is reserved for sponsors as they support the funding of Dawg Daze. If there is enough space, departments will be contacted in early September and assigned a location at the event. 

  • RSOs - Student Activities Fair

    Be a Part of the 30th Annual RSO Activities Fair!

    RSOs must agree to and meet the following requirements to participate in the fair:

    RSO Status: Be currently registered as of the end of Spring quarter, and in good standing with SAO. No exceptions.

    Who Can RSVP: Any one of the 5 Group Administrators, as listed in the RSO Directory  may sign-up their RSO. To RSVP a space, please go to this link

    Deadline to RSVP is noon Friday, September 13, 2019.

    Table Assignment: RSOs will be assigned table space, with two RSOs per table. No exceptions

    Table Grouping: RSOs will be grouped according to their Category type listed in the directory. For example, all Engineering groups will be together, all Sports/Recreation groups will be together, etc.

    Table Banners: Each RSO will have about 3x3 feet of table space, so plan your banners, displays accordingly. No exceptions.

    Amenities: There is no access to power on Red Square or the Quad. No fundraising is allowed during the fair.

    Check-in: At the HUB Operations Tent in front of the smokestacks on Red Square.


    Please note: The Resource Center will not reserve canopies, tents, or chairs during the RSO Activities Fair.

  • Learning Outcomes

    Through participation in Dawg Daze an entering student will:

    1. Be exposed to a variety of people on our campus and see that it consists of people from different ethnicities, interests, backgrounds, and areas of the world.
    2. Connect with new and returning students at the university during their first week on campus.
    3. Be able to self-identify one new area of academic or social area of interest after the completion of Dawg Daze.
    4. Be able to identify at least two concepts or areas of involvement that will help them be successful as a student at the university.  
  • Transfer Specific Dawg Daze Events

    We welcome and encourage events specifically for transfer students. We recommend you have "transfer" in the title. Help us support the transfer population, learn more at Transfer Student Initiative and contact us at dawgdaze@uw.edu.

  • Meet the Team

    Dawg Daze is a campus-wide event, we work closely with campus partners to make Dawg Daze successful. Meet the rest of the Dawg Daze team! 

    Roberta Bustamante Facilities Services and Grounds Management
    Juliette Piboonvaranggoon Health Sciences and UW Medicine
    Andrea Godniz Burke Museum
    Trevor Whiton Student Activities Office
    Kara Carlson Housing and Food Services
    Alexa Forster Housing and Food Services
    Dean Masuccio Housing and Food Services
    Sara Griggs Office of Ceremonies
    David Hotz Fraternity and Sorority Life
    Jim Turner Facilities Services
    Shalom Muprhy The HUB
    Adam Serafin UW Recreation/The HUB
    Sara Torres The HUB
    Cicero Delfin Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center
    Dani Smith Intercollegiate Athletics
    Jacob Brett Transportation Services
    Julie Gillespie UW Recreation
    Linda Whang UW Libraries

    2019 Dawg Daze Leadership Council

    Sophia Cho
    Pankhuri Singhal
    Odalis Octaviano
    Claire Cowan
    Anikka Geistkemper 
    Varun Chawla
    Kat Hu
    Betty Zhou
    Karlee Wong
    Max Chan
    Mia Kim
    Annie Xia
    Jacqueline Hayes