International Student Services


March 18, 2021

ISS statement against violence and hate targeting the Asian community

No words can express the anger, sadness, and fear I am feeling in light of the recent violence and hate crimes against Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Asian-Americans — particularly against Asian women — taking place in the U.S, most recently the attacks in Atlanta, GA. As President Cauce recently posted, we must not let racism…


August 3, 2020

Shih International Graduate Student Loan

UW international graduate students are eligible to apply for the Shih International Graduate Student Loan. The loans are made possible through a generous gift from Jeff Shih, a Seattle and San Francisco businessman, and are intended to help international students in financing their education and completing their degree objectives.  Eligibility: Students receiving funds from their…


June 17, 2020

UW responds to May 29 proclamation

UW Offices of Federal Relations, Global Affairs, Graduate School, and Research respond to the May 29 proclamation suspending the entry of certain students and researchers from the PRC. The UW is partnering across and beyond the University to gain clarity around this proclamation and better understand its impact on Chinese students, scholars, and faculty. These…


June 1, 2020

Proclamation on the suspension of entry of certain students and researchers from the PRC

The U.S. President issued a proclamation that suspends the entry into the U.S. of Chinese nationals who either receives/received funding from, currently is or was employed by, studies/studied at, or conducts/conducted research at on behalf of an entity in the PRC that supports the PRC’s military-civil fusion strategy and is seeking entry under an F…


January 30, 2020

Health Alert: Information about novel coronavirus

There continue to be no confirmed cases of the coronavirus at the UW. Review up to date information and recommendations from the University’s Environmental Health & Safety Department regarding the novel coronavirus. An FAQ page has been provided for students, faculty, and staff with questions. Information is also available through the CDC’s 2019 Coronavirus page. The…