Birth Control Available?
Female students who have had a prescription for birth control filled out by a doctor can have it filled at Hall Health. Hall Health has most of the oral contraceptives on the market, the ring, the patch, injectable contraceptives, and condoms.
Best Places to Meet Guys & Girls
- Frat parties
- Bars on the Ave.
- House parties
Best Places to Hook Up
- Frat parties
- Your apartment/dorm/house
- Off-campus parties
- Rooms on campus-just make sure they're empty
- Anywhere semi-private
The social scene is really active at UW. Depending on what you like to do, there are ample opportunities to go out and drink or stay in and invite people over. Get a group of friends and start a Grey's Anatomy party every week, or find a frat party you've never been to. Because the campus is so big and there are so many students who live in the area, it's not hard to find something to do--at least on Thursday, Friday or Saturday nights!
Hookups or Relationships?
There's a good mixture of relationship statuses at UW. Lots of students are in long-term relationships, and you'll frequently see couples walking around campus holding hands or lounging together in the Quad. At the same time, there are plenty of single students available for non-committed fun and/or dating.
Best Places to Meet Guys/Girls
Going out on the Ave (if you're 21+) is a great way to meet new people. There are a lot of different types of bars so no matter what you're into (dancing, pool, trivia competitions), and there are plenty of opportunities to talk to people. For underage students, house/frat parties are a good bet since lots of people pass through. Although the campus is big, sometimes you can be surprised how many people are connected and have friends in common. Strike up a conversation with someone at a party--oftentimes you both know the host, or you have the same major or residence hall.
For the most part, UW students dress very casually on campus. To stay warm and comfortable, guys and girls sport Northface jackets and jeans for the majority of the year. Only some brave souls wear heels to class, but most girls choose sneakers or UGGs. Most students carry an umbrella in their backpacks at all times because no one ever knows when the rain will start flowing. At night, girls will dress up a bit more, but in general, the guys look the same.