Welcome to the Husky Family! We are glad you are here!
While Dawg Daze is designed specifically for students, parents & families are welcome to attend the events listed below either with your student or on your own. All other Dawg Daze events are for students only. Check out the list of events below!
View the official Dawg Daze Website for all new student events.
The Husky History Exploration highlights ten landmarks significant to the university's natural, indigenous, colonial, and political histories.
This Indigenous Walking Tour was created by UW alumnus Owen L. Oliver and is dedicated to Indigenous students; past, present and future.
One of the most successful Disney musicals of all time returns to The 5th Avenue in celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the original film. Dive under the sea with Ariel and her friends as they sing some of the best-known songs of the last century.
Use promo code DAWGDAZE to access a BOGO ticket deal.
Feel free to explore the campus through self-guided tours or register for a tour with admissions.
Come move! Guests can accompany a UW student to use the IMA. Students are able to bring in more than one guest during move-in / Dawg Daze for families. $12 per guest (Guests must be 16+).
Swing a club and hit a bucket of balls at the Golf Range. Open daily 10am – 9pm*. 35% discount for UW Students with Husky Card. *Hours subject to change
Stop by the UW Bookstore flagship location during move-in week! The office of Parent & Family Programs is excited to offer a space for families to take a break, grab a refreshment, meet other families and snag some swag! The Family Lounge will be open from 10:00am - 6:00pm, September 20-22. Come by and say hello to fellow Husky families while you take a break from move-in!
Get out on the water to explore Union Bay and Lake Washington! Canoe and Kayak rentals offered daily Wednesday – Sunday (Wed - Fri 10am-6pm; Sat/Sun 9am-6pm). Each boat requires at least 1 adult (18+) with a photo ID. 25% discount for UW students with Husky Card. Come see the beautiful nature and wildlife we have here at UW from a new perspective!
UW CIRCLE is excited to invite parents and families of new international Huskies to join us at this reception to meet UW staff members and other international families. There will be light refreshments and some giveaways.
Cheer on our Huskies as they play the Cal Bears! Special discounted tickets for our families joining us this weekend.
Convocation and Kickoff are two annual traditions to celebrate first-year students and to welcome and recognize the family & friends that have helped them prepare for this next step in their academic journey.
120 Mary Gates Hall Box 352825
Seattle, WA 98195-2825
Mary Gates Hall 120
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Summer: Mon-Thurs 7:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., Fri 8 a.m.–12 p.m.
Commuter and Transfer Commons (HUB 141)
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Breaks & Summers: Closed
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