CSDE (Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology) offers several 3-hour GIS workshops every quarter, on a variety of topics and at a variety of skill levels, which are free to UW students, staff and faculty:
Some changes are underway at gis.washington.edu that may affect you.
In mid December the hardware hosting gis.washington.edu started to fail.
I've moved the content over to a different machine to provide stopgap coverage. Some of the content at gis.washington.edu may stay there, but most, if not all, of the interactive content will be migrating to depts.washington.edu/arcgis. That includes any forms associated with the ESRI site license, such as off-campus license requests, virtual campus
We're working on a new information portal for GIS related information at UW - especially related to the ESRI ArcGIS Site License. Stay tuned...!