campusSIMs: campusSIMs provides UW international students with SIM cards for their unlocked GSM mobile phones. You can receive your U.S. phone number prior to your arrival to campus by downloading the campusSIMs app here. There are three no-contract monthly plans available starting at $25 per month. Pre-order your SIM today at www.campusSIMs.com/app and have it shipped to your home country or waiting for you when you arrive to campus!
Wells Fargo: As an international student attending school at the University of Washington, we understand that your financial needs are unique. Wells Fargo can help you manage your money while you’re at school. We also offer international banking services to help you send and receive money to and from your home country.
Verizon: Get the best when studying in the U.S. Stay connected with your friends and family abroad with Verizon’s new International Student Program. If eligible, enjoy a simple qualifying process—no credit history required—and waived security deposits for up to two lines. And now, pay off your new device simply over 24 months with Device Payment. Take advantage of America’s best network today to upload every pic from each adventure, video chat your dog, and call your mom just to say, “hey.” We’ve got you covered.
Off Campus Residences: We offer newly constructed, affordable micro-studio apartments in a student community outfitted with sensible apartment features such as hardwook-look vinyl flooring, secured access with intercom system, onsite laundry facility and built-in desks. We are located just north of the University of Washington near bus lines, restaurants, shopping, and Burke-Gilman Trail.
AT&T: UW Students can now get fast & reliable service from AT&T with no deposit and a 10% monthly discount. To sign up for a new AT&T service with waived deposit for international students, bring your student ID, passport, and student email to your local AT&T retail store at University Village, 4626 25th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA.
Lyft: Wherever you're headed, count on Lyft for rides in minutes. The Lyft app matches you with a local driver at the tap of a button. Just request and go. Enter code FIUTSISO16 into the payment section for $50 in Lyft credit. How Lyft Works: 1) Request: Request Lyft, Lyft Plus, or Lyft Line. 2) Ride: Our reliable drivers will get you where you need to go. 3) Pay: When the ride ends, just pay and rate your driver through your phone.
Ikea: Since its 1943 founding in Sweden, IKEA has offered home furnishings of good design and function at affordable prices. There are currently more than 380 IKEA stores in 48 countries, including 42 in the U.S. IKEA incorporates sustainability into day-to-day business and supports initiatives that benefit children and the environment. For more information see IKEA-USA.com, @IKEAUSANews, @IKEAUSA or IKEAUSA on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest.
SelfScore provides fair credit to international students in the U.S., no SSN or deposit required to apply. Our credit card offers students on F/J/M visas equal access to build a credit history. Additionally, we publish educational resources that enrich their journey in the U.S.
Zipcar gives you wheels when you want them right here on campus and all over Seattle! Whether you’re doing errands or want to escape the city, reserve by the hour or day- all gas and insurance included. International licenses are welcomed! Join for only $15 for the entire year: zipcar.com/upass
Chinook Book is a sustainable coupon guide to local business throughout the Seattle area. In the Chinook Book mobile app, you'll find hundreds of offers from your favorite businesses. Save at grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, eco-friendly gifts, outdoor gear, and more! We're also a healthy fundraising program for local schools and non-profits. Find out more at www.chinookbook.com