Spring into Action with March Events

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This month brings with it a great opportunity to recharge our self and collective care. Whether you’re interested in supporting the UW community, learning about your retirement options, trying virtual or in-person yoga classes or getting back to the basics, we have something for you.

Take time to reconnect with yourself and your community with this month’s events!

National Nutrition Month

Throughout March

Celebrate National Nutrition Month by joining this 31-day challenge to increase our collective fruit and veggie intake and learn more about making informed food choices. Participants who complete the challenge and submit photos by April 1 will receive The Whole U lunch tote!

UW Community Food Drive

Throughout March

Each of the three UW campuses has a dedicated food pantry for students, staff and faculty experiencing food insecurity. Join us in replenishing their shelves during National Nutrition Month and alleviating food insecurity within the UW community.


Our Money Moment: Trailblazing Together Webinar Series

Throughout March

Virtual on Zoom

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Fidelity is hosting a variety of free virtual events throughout March tailored for women, by women. Webinars include Five Money Musts on March 8 and Knowing Your Worth on March 20.

Wellness Wednesday Supporting Women’s Tennis

Wednesday, March 1

1:00 p.m.

Nordstrom Tennis Center

Join The Whole U in supporting the Husky Women’s Tennis team as they take on Seattle U during this home match. Stop by this free event to grab some swag and cheer them on.


Invest for Success: 5 Principles You Need to Know

Tuesday, March 7

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Virtual on Zoom

Join this webinar to understand the key principles of investing for retirement. From compounding to taxes to choosing investments, you’ll learn that how you invest is just as important as how much you save.

Ask Fidelity: Understanding the Basics of Social Security

Tuesday, March 7

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Virtual on Zoom

Join us for Ask Fidelity, a virtual series that includes 10-15 minutes of presentation, followed by 10-15 minutes of Q&A. During this session, learn about key Social Security claiming ages and how your benefit is calculated.

Grounding Slow Flow Evening Yoga

Wednesday, March 8

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Virtual on Zoom

Join this grounding and slow flow yoga practice that is accessible for all! Enjoy an evening of rejuvenation and self-care among our local UW community.

Paid 4-week Series: Yoga at UW Tower

Thursdays in March: 9, 16, 23 and 30

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

UW Tower, 4th floor

This 4-week all levels yoga series begins on Thursday, Mar. 9 and ends on Thursday, Mar. 30. Class will take place on the 4th floor near the west facing windows. These morning yoga classes are designed to invigorate and energize your day.

Cyber: Help Protect You, Your Family, and Your Money

Wednesday, March 15

11:00 am – Noon

Virtual on Zoom

Are you concerned about identity theft and your family’s security online? TIAA’s Information Security team will discuss how you can protect yourself and your family from cyber crimes.

Ask Fidelity: A Retirement Plan vs. an Individual Retirement Account

Monday, March 20

3:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Virtual on Zoom

During this session of Ask Fidelity, learn about two common retirement plan options, how they differ, and how both can help you make informed decisions.

Social Security: A Foundation for Planning Your Future

Wednesday, March 22

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual on Zoom

During this virtual seminar, you will learn about Social Security benefits, what the eligibility requirements are, how early retirement affects your benefits, and more.

Composting Basics with UW Recycling and UW Farm

Thursday, March 23

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual on Zoom

Join this virtual session to learn about all-things compost, how to sort waste into the compost bins on campus, and how to start collecting compost at home.


Mexican Tortilla Soup Virtual Cooking Class

Thursday, March 30

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Virtual on Zoom

Learn to make delicious, healthy, authentic Mexican tortilla soup. Along the way, you’ll learn a bit of Spanish cooking vocabulary and some cultural history about our featured dish.