Organizational Excellence and Human Resources Management

Work/Life Balance



UW CareLink offers a wide range of services that can help you manage through the different stages of life, develop a healthy lifestyle, create a quality work environment, and save time by providing easy access to trusted experts, including counselors, attorneys, financial advisors, and child and adult/elder care consultants.

Call toll-free: 1-866-598-3978 (TTY: 1-877-334-0489). Master's-level counselors are available to take your call 24/7. For financial, legal, and child and adult/elder care services you will be referred to the appropriate professional.

Prefer to seek help online? Visit the APS HelpLink portal (use "UW" as the company code to log in).

Family Resources

The Work/Life office supports University faculty, staff and students in meeting their work and family needs through consultation and referral to campus and community resources. We can help with information and material about child care, elder care, flexible work options and other issues that impact individuals at any stage of their life cycle. This office is available on the Seattle campus, or visit the Family Resources website.

Health and Wellness

Flu and Cold Season

Who should get a flu vaccine?

  • All children, ages 6 months up to the 5th birthday.
  • All adults, 50 years and older.
  • Children and adults of any age with certain chronic health conditions or special health care needs, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, cystic fibrosis, asthma and other breathing problems, sickle cell anemia and cerebral palsy.
  • Pregnant women.
  • People who live or work in long-term care facilities.
  • Household contacts and caregivers of people in any of the above groups.
  • Healthcare professionals.
  • Household contacts and caregivers of children, especially those in contact with babies under 6 months of age who are too young to get flu vaccine.
  • Anyone who wants to reduce their chances of getting the flu.

For more information on health and wellness please visit UWellness.

UW Bothell 5K Event

The 2015 UW Bothell 5K event is scheduled for Saturday, May 9th. In addition to being a great workout, the event is a fun day filled with prizes, music, hot breakfast and Husky spirit. Go to the UW Bothell 5K website for information on fundraising for student scholarships. Run, walk, talk, or watch, it will be great fun for the whole family!

Sports and Recreation

The Recreation program at UW Bothell has been growing rapidly over the past two years. With the introduction of the Sports and Recreation Complex and the Activities Recreation Center (ARC), program offerings have exploded! As of Fall 2013, UWB Faculty and Staff are able to purchase a $35 quarterly Rec Pass that allows them to use the Fitness Center from 6:00 a.m.- 4 p.m., play on Intramural teams, and attend fitness classes.

For more information on intramural activities and fitness class schedules go to the fitness webpage on the WholeU website.

The WholeU

The Whole U fosters community, shares ways to stay healthy, and promotes the great benefits and services available to UW faculty and staff.

This program is managed by a host of ambassadors from the Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma campuses. If you have ideas or feedback that you would like to share, please contact your UW Bothell Ambassador or click here to share your ideas directly with the WholeU.

UW Bothell WholeU Ambassadors