Associated Students of the
University of Washington Bothell
Student Government Spring 2021 Elections
Elections for the student government, Associated Students of the University of Washington Bothell (ASUWB), is just around the corner! Spring 2021 Elections will take place completely virtually in order to comply with institutional guidelines put in place in response to COVID-19. Be sure to be following ASUWB's social media pages for updates on elections, positions, voting, and results.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns on how this will take place, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Elections Committee Chair and advisors.
Vote May 10th starting at 9 a.m.
Virtual Voting for the Spring 2021 elections opens Monday, May 10th. For questions about the elections, contact Elections Co-Advisers, Billy Hager-DeMyer at email@example.com, or Sam Al-Khoury at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Voting opens Monday, May 10th at 9:00am.
ASUWB is here for students (even virtually).
A message from your student government during COVID-19:
ASUWB is here to support and advocate for student needs and welfare. During the current pandemic, UW Bothell's student government will strive to provide students resources, opportunities and information to ensure student success. We understand that COVID-19 brings additional challenges to students learning and university experience. We want to know how we can help.
ASUWB will remain available for students through virtual office hours held in the ASUWB Hub and at ASUWB Public Bi-Weekly Meetings on Tuesdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. (PST). Please see Meetings & Minutes for Zoom link information and agendas.
Stay updated and share your questions, concerns, comments via email email@example.com, or Instagram and Facebook: @asuwbothell.
Student Regent Application now open!
Are you looking for an opportunity to participate in high-level decision-making across the University system?
The University of Washington Board of Regents has the authority and responsibility to govern and set policy across the University. The Regents set mission and strategic direction, oversee financial resources and other assets, select and evaluate the University President, and establish institutional policies and procedures. The Student Regent has the responsibility to bring the student perspective to this table, and through this position, they are uniquely capable of facilitating relationships across the three campuses and impacting the budgetary policy and financial decision-making of the University.
Applications close on Wednesday, April 28th at 11:59 PM. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Kristina Pogosian at firstname.lastname@example.org or Associate Vice President for Student Life Lincoln Johnson (email@example.com).
Campus Safety Survery for UW Bothell and Cascadia College
UW Bothell and Cascadia College leadership is assessing the safety and security measures that are in place on our shared campus. They are also assessing the pros and cons of renewing the current contract with Bothell PD that provides us with a Campus Resource Officer. You are invited to share your opinions on campus safety to help inform that assessment.
Please share your perspective on campus safety via this anonymous survey:
Go to Campus Safety Survey
The survey will be open until April 20, 2021. The results will be reviewed by the Advisory Council on Campus Safety, and will be used to make recommendations to campus leadership.
ASUW Bothell supports UW divestment from fossil fuels
A resolution originated in the ASUW senate leaderships urging the UW to divest all fossil fuels holdings from its endowment was passed by the ASUW executive team. ASUW Bothell's executive board has since signed in support, and now awaits the resolution to be brought before the UW Board of Regents. To learn more about the call to action for UW to divest from fossil fuels, please read the resolution here.
ASUWB Legislative Agenda is set and ready for Olympia!
Thank you to students who provided input on which legislative priorities they want to advocate for in the 2021 Legislative Session. ASUWB has finalized the 2020-2021 Legislative Agenda and is available to read here.
Thank you for attending Huskies on the Hill!
The Associated Students of all three UW campuses hosted their first virtual Huskies on Hill to advocate for our student-led policy agenda. We achieved sponsorship for our budget proviso to assemble a Student Healthcare Task Force to evaluate and fund affordable healthcare needs for students across the state.
Over 80 students signed up and met with 3 legislators to lobby for our Legislative Agenda.
SAEF Application is LIVE!
The Student Academic Enhance Fund (SAEF) is now accepting applications for virtual conferences. Students are encouraged to apply via Presence! For more information and to review new guidelines around COVID-19, visit: uwb.edu/asuwb/saef
Get involved and stay updated with UW Bothell via Presence
Presence is the NEW student portal to access all of UW Bothell's student organizations and their events, updates, and opportunities. Go check out ASUWB on Presence and many more student orgs.
Concerned about COVID-19?
Please visit the University of Washington coronavirus FAQ page for up to date information and answers to common questions.
The Washington State Department of Health has also established a call center to address questions. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington state, or what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1-800-525-0127 and press #.