uw swe Membership


So you're interested in becoming a SWE member? We would love to have you join us!

Apply to be a SWE Member

Applications to be SWE member is now open!  

How do I apply?

UW SWE has membership application cycles at the beginning of each quarter, which are open for approximately 1-2 weeks. Please refer to the following link to apply: tinyurl.com/uwsweapply-spring18

Applications for membership are open every quarter for approximately 2 weeks and decisions will be made on a rolling basis (with the exception to this being Autumn quarter, when decisions are made altogether). Once you have been welcomed as a SWE member, there is no need to reapply quarter-to-quarter, but you must reapply the following school year if you want to maintain membership. Make sure to note the application deadlines below!

If you're interested in becoming a member, please apply by the given deadline each quarter. You will be notified of your acceptance within one week of the deadline. If you missed the deadline and still would like to apply, please contact us at swe@uw.edu to learn more.

When are applications due?

Application deadlines vary depending on the quarter you apply. There are no remaining application cycles for The the 2017-2018 school year.  Application cycles for the 2018-2019 school year are:

Fall Quarter: TBA

Winter Quarter: TBA

Spring Quarter: TBA

What is expected of me as a member?

Members are expected to attend/participate in at least one of the following events/programs each quarter:

  • Professional Development (general meetings, resume workshops, company tours, etc.)
  • Social Events (SWEsters mentoring program, study groups, de-stress events, etc.)
  • Community Outreach (Girls Who Code, Time to Invent, Engineering Discovery Days, etc.)
  • Monthly General Meetings


Have any other questions about membership? Please don't hesitate to contact us at swe@uw.edu.