Opportunities for Students
The tertulias, organized by the Center
for Spanish Studies, are a great opportunity for anyone wanting
to practice their spoken Spanish. During these 50-minute sessions,
students, staff, and faculty of all levels get together to informally
Spring Quarter schedule:
100/200-level students: Fridays, 1:30-2:20pm (Denny 217)
300-level students: Thursdays, 1:30-2:20pm (Padelford C-104)
The bate-papo is a great opportunity for anyone wanting
to practice their spoken Portuguese. During these 50-minute sessions,
students, staff, faculty and members of the community get together to informally
chat. All levels are welcome!
Spring Quarter schedule:
The CLUE Center, located in Mary Gates Hall, offers drop-in tutoring
in Spanish a couple of nights a week. For
more information, please visit the CLUE Center webpage.
El Taller de Redacción
The Division of Spanish & Portuguese Studies offers a writing
workshop to help students in the 300-level language courses improve their writing skills.
For more information, including the current schedule, please visit our
Writing Workshop page.
The Center for Spanish Studies
Located in Padelford Hall B-202-C on the University of Washington
Seattle Campus, the Center for Spanish Studies promotes the study
of the Spanish language, as well as the understanding of the cultures
that use this language. The center is open to the public, and their
resources include literature, reference books, textbooks, movies,
music, and children's books- all in Spanish. In addition, they also
organize several activities and programs throughout the year. For
more information, please visit the Center for Spanish Studies webpage.
The Aula Cervantes of Seattle
Located in Padelford Hall B-209 on the University of Washington
Seattle Campus, the Aula Cervantes of Seattle offers a wide selection
of teaching programs that are open to both students and professionals.
Opportunities include preparation for the Diploma of Spanish as
a Foreign Language (DELE) and the Spanish Virtual Classroom (AVE),
as well as other training courses. For more information, please
visit the Aula Cervantes of Seattle webpage.
Grants for North American Language & Culture Assistants in Spain
This grant gives students at the Intermediate or Advanced level of Spanish the opportunity to learn about Spanish language and culture by living in Spain and serving as an assistant of English in the Spanish public school system. For more information, please visit Spain's Ministery of Education webpage.
The Mary Gates Endowment
Every year, the Mary Gates Endowment awards Research, Leadership, Venture, and Honors scholarships
to hundreds of University of Washington students. These scholarships give students the
opportunity to engage in activities outside the classroom, thereby enhancing their
undergraduate experience. For more information, please visit the Mary Gates Endowment webpage.
The Division of Spanish & Portuguese Studies offers students
the opportunity to participate in an Experiential Learning project, in
which they combine study with service to the Spanish-speaking community.
For more information, please visit our Experiential
100 & 200-Level FAQs
300& 400-Level FAQs
Credit by Exam
The M.I.T. Program