Student Resources

Early Fall Start students have access to most of the UW resources that are available during the academic year.


The UW has one of the best university library systems in the country. The Odegaard Undergraduate Library features a Writing & Research Center, tutoring, computer help, study spaces and other amenities to help you make the grade.


The Undergraduate Academic Affairs office is open during Early Fall Start. They offer helpful advising, a variety of academic support programs and other resources to get your college career off to a great start. You can email the office at or call 206-543-2550.


Students who need transportation can get around easily with Early Start U-PASS, valid for the length of Early Fall Start. The pass features a complete package of low-cost transportation options, including buses, light rail and more. For students who will be bringing a car, there are also special Early Start parking permits.

Learn more about these transportation options and how to purchase them on the Early Fall Start Commuter Products page on the Transportation Services website.

Student Life

The Division of Student Life at the UW serves as a hub for a variety of programs and services that help support students and enrich the Husky Experience.

Within the Division of Student Life, the Unite UW program offers a campus-based cultural exchange specifically geared towards Early Fall Start students. This program is designed to bring together students from different cultural backgrounds and life experiences to build a community with lasting friendships. The four-week program is free, and you'll get to enjoy the beautiful Seattle summer through a retreat, picnic, hiking and other cultural activities. Visit Unite UW to learn more and apply.

Intramural Activities Pass

Early Fall Start students can purchase a prorated summer membership or Single Use Pass to use the campus IMA sports and fitness facilities. Just present your student ID when you purchase your membership of pass and tell the staff you are an Early Fall Start student. The membership is valid from the date of purchase through the end of September.

International Student Organization

FIUTS (Foundation for International Understanding Through Students) is an organization on the UW campus that offers weekly activities, trips and lunches. International students can meet Americans and fellow students from all over the world while participating in fun social activities.

Disability Resources for Students

The Disability Resources for Students office strives to make the UW community more accessible for all. If you are a student seeking accommodation for a temporary or permanent or disability, contact the office for more information and assistance.