University of Washington School of Public Health

Get Involved - Student Organizations

Are you looking to participate more actively in our SPH community? Meet students from across departments and health sciences schools? Make a difference in the Seattle Community? Then you’ve come to the right place! See the links below, or contact the Student Services for more information.

  • Global Public Health Brigade
  • Graduate and Professional Student Senate
    GPSS is the official student government for graduate and professional students at the University of Washington.
  • Health Equity Circle
  • Health Services Student Association
  • Rotaract Club at the University of Washington Health Sciences
    UWHS Rotaract is focused on community service and health both locally and globally and is sponsored by the University Sunrise Rotary Club of District 5030. Anyone interested in making a positive impact on health is encouraged to attend. This club is open to both graduate and undergraduate students of all ages from any department at the UW.
  • SPH Dean's Advisory Council for Students - DACS
    DACS was established in 2014 to act as a representative body for students of the SPH, advising the SPH Dean's Office on issues of planning, budgeting, and other matters or policies that may affect SPH students.
  • Student Environmental Health Association
    A club of for all students and friends of Environmental Health majors
  • UW Health and Wellness
  • UW Student of Color Affinity Group
    SOCAG offers graduate students of color a network of students, faculty, and administrators linked by shared experiences and willing to support each other in their cultural identity. Our group engages in deliberate conversation about institutional mechanisms of graduate-student support and gaps in support, perspectives and experiences in the classroom as underrepresented students, and ways to build collective action within the campus setting. SOCAG provides a platform for the development of resilience skills at both the academic and professional level while centering the academic and interpersonal needs of marginalized students.
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  • UW Student Public Health Association
    SPHA is an official student group whose purpose is to integrate and unify students across the multiple graduate and undergraduate departments and programs at the UW School of Public Health and to create a consolidated voice to address student concerns as they arise.
  • UW SPH Diversity Committee – Student subgroup