Special events


Convocation is a formal academic ceremony to welcome new students to our campus community — and for faculty and staff to celebrate the start of a new academic year.

Read more about convocation

W Day

W Day is an annual celebration of our UW Bothell community with students, faculty, staff and neighbors.

Read more about W Day


Every year, we celebrate our graduates on their monumental accomplishments during our graduate hooding and commencement ceremonies.

View the commencement website for more information

Bothell Block Party & BrewFest

The Bothell Block Party & BrewFest is an annual event with breweries, wineries, cider makers, award-winning food trucks and Seattle’s hottest bands.

More details and tickets on the event website

UW Bothell Husky 5K

The UW Bothell Husky 5K is an annual, family-friendly race supporting UW Bothell student scholarships.

More details and registration on the event website

Husky Giving Day

Husky Giving Day is an annual fundraising event. Students come to UW Bothell to change their lives. Donors can help them change the world by making a gift on Husky Giving Day.

More details on the Husky Giving Day website