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Academic Support

Physics Study Center: is where students can form study groups and work on problems together. Some teaching assistants also hold office hours in the Study Center where they can help students with questions. The study center is located on the lower level of the Physics Astronomy Auditorium building. Go down the stairs to the right of the Foucault Pendulum and straight down the hall to Rm. AM018.

Center for Learning and Undergraduate Education (CLUE): offers one-on-one drop-in tutoring sessions.

Instructional Center under Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity: offers drop-in tutoring, weekly study sessions, and exam preparation workshops for underrepresented students and/or students coming from backgrounds which pose additional challenges in either academic preparation or adaptation to the university environment.

Internship and Career Services

The UW Career & Internship Center (C&IC) has created Interest Community pages which are collections of career resources (job guides, featured alumni profiles, relevant blog posts, etc.). Physics students could benefit from this set of informational and career-planning resources as it may align with your professional interests and goals for your education, including finding an internship and finding a full time job that aligns with your interests, values, and strengths.


UW Disability Resources for Students: if you have a temporary health condition or permanent disability that requires accommodations conditions include but are not limited to

  • mental illnesses
  • learning disability
  • vision impairment
  • hearing impairment
  • physical disability

Medical and Mental Care

UW Hall Health: the service includes but not limited to

  • General health
  • Group counseling
  • Brief individual counseling
  • Crisis response

UW Counseling Center: the service includes but not limited to

  • Online workshops
  • Brief individual counseling
  • Crisis response

Financial and Homelessness Support

Race and Equity

UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity creates pathways for diverse populations to access postsecondary opportunities, nurture and support their academic success, and cultivate a campus climate that enriches the educational experience for all. In particular, their STEM resources might help physics students.

Nighttime Safety

Safety Escort Services: Husky NightWalk provides a walking escort within the campus locations and the residential area between 6:30 PM and 2 AM. NightRide is a shuttle service from any one of eight on-campus stops to any requested location within the two shuttle zones.