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Everyone is responsible for being a healthy Husky. What can you do to ensure your well-being and maximize your Husky Experience? Explore the vast health and wellness resources available on campus by visiting wellbeing.uw.edu.

Note: Explore health and well-being resources in the pre-A&O modules and the post-A&O program modules, including information about mental health, campus safety, and navigating health insurance and immunizations.

Husky Health Center

The Husky Health Center (HHC) is your home for all your general health needs while you are a student at the UW. Treating everything from sore throats to sports injuries, it is your convenient and centrally located resource for primary care, physical therapy, free nurse advice, OB/GYN, immunizations, travel medicine, lab work, X-rays, and much more.

As a member of the renowned UW Medicine system, the clinic offers diverse care options and is a fantastic resource for students as they transition to oversee their own medical care. HHC highly recommends that all students set up an account on MyChart before beginning their first quarter so that they can access resources as soon as they arrive.

If you don't already have a UW Medicine MyChart account, go to mychart.uwmedicine.org and click the "sign up now without an activation code" button to activate MyChart at the Husky Health Center today!

Huskies also love to take advantage of bargain prices at Rubenstein Pharmacy and a variety of safer sex supplies like free condoms and lube, supplied by Husky Health. Be sure to ask about all the health benefits you receive at the Husky Health Center as a fee-paying student at the UW!



LiveWell works with students to develop the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about their health and well-being. LiveWell’s free services include alcohol and other drug education and consultations, recovery support, suicide intervention, sexual assault and relationship violence confidential support, peer health education workshops and programs, and one-on-one Peer Wellness Coaching appointments. To learn more and schedule an appointment, visit the LiveWell website. livewell.uw.edu

Peer Wellness Coaching

Your Well-Being: Relational / Developmental / Resources / Physical / Emotional / Work / Spiritual / Environmental 

These topics highlight the interconnected nature of our well-being, teaching us the importance of developing lifelong skills to manage difficult situations, build resiliency and thrive. If you are looking to improve your skills and knowledge about an aspect of your well-being, schedule with a Peer Wellness Coach for 1-1 support! Peer Wellness Coaching is easily accessible, free, and has same-week availability. livewell.uw.edu/pwc

LiveWell Confidential Advocates

The best first step for students impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking or sexual harassment is to learn what options and rights they have from a Confidential Advocate. LiveWell’s Confidential Advocates help these students by providing academic accommodations, reporting options, trauma-specific medical and mental health support, and more. Learn more or schedule on the LiveWell website. livewell.uw.edu/survivor-support-advocacy

Husky Tip: Access to Counseling: The UW Counseling Center offers multiple options for students seeking help coping with stress and mental health concerns. Students who are currently enrolled in degree-seeking programs at the Seattle campus are eligible for our counseling services. mentalhealth.uw.edu


Call anonymously anytime: 206-685-7233

Sexual Assault / Feeling Distressed / Threats / Suicide Concerns / Self-Harm / Concerning Behavior / Relationship Violence / Harassment / Workplace Violence / Stalking 

SafeCampus’ mission is to foster a safe and supportive UW community. Call SafeCampus, no matter where you work or study, to anonymously discuss safety and well-being concerns for yourself or others. We’ll listen to your concerns to provide guidance, tailored safety plans and resources. Often students call regarding stalking, sexual assault, suicide concerns, violence concerns and other types of bullying/harassment.


HELPING A FRIEND OR COWORKER: Are you aware that someone in our community has been impacted by sex- and gender-based violence and harassment? You can contact SafeCampus to access resources and support. You may remain anonymous if you wish.

Title IX

Title IX is a federal gender-equity law prohibiting sex- and gender-based discrimination in education programs and activities. Sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence, and stalking are among the forms of discrimination UW policy prohibits. If you experience one of these forms of violence or harassment, you have the right to request supportive measures and access resources, whether or not you make a formal complaint. You also have the right to make a formal complaint to the UW or a report to the police.

Submitting an online Title IX report will connect you with a case manager who will explain supportive measures and resolution options, and provide referrals to additional resources. If you are seeking confidential support, or are not yet sure if you want the University to know about your experience, a Confidential Advocate is a good place to start.

Title IX Coordinator: Valery Richardson | titleix@uw.edu | 206-221-7932 | uw.edu/titleix

Navigating Support Systems

If you are seeking confidential support or safety planning:

LiveWell Confidential Advocates

If you are seeking supportive measures, want to learn about submitting a formal complaint, or want the University to be aware of a situation:

Title IX Case Manager

If you want to report to the police (for incidents that occured on the UW campus in Seattle):

UW Police Department: 911 or 206-685-8973 (non-emergency)

If you want to report to the police (for incidents that occured in the City of Seattle):

Seattle Police Department: 911 or 206-625-5011 (non-emergency)

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