UW Backgrounds for Virtual Interviews

Looking for a suitable background image as you prepare for your next virtual interview or video meeting with a potential employer? Look no further! We’ve curated a selection of virtual background images from around the UW to give you several options to choose from.

To download: Click on an image to view the full sized version, then right-click to download (sometimes called “save as” or “save image as”) to your computer.

Please note: Not all virtual meeting/interview platforms allow for virtual backgrounds to be used. For guidance on how to use virtual backgrounds on a specific platform, please visit the platform’s help center directly for more information.

UW Branded Backgrounds

Purple background with diagonal texture and the white W logo and "University of Washington" across the top

Click on the image to view full-size, then right-click to download/save.

Gold background with purple and gold diagonals and white W in bottom right corner

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Purple background with "University of Washington" across the top and a white W in bottom right corner

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Plain white background with white W in a purple circle in the top right corner

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Purple circles with W in top right corner

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Photos from the UW Seattle Campus

Virtual Background Option: Image of the UW Seattle Quad in springtime with "University of Washington" in the top right corner and the purple W in the lower left corner

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Virtual Background Option: Image of Mary Gates Hall on the UW Seattle campus on a sunny day with "University of Washington" in the upper left corner and the purple W in the upper right corner

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Virtual Background Option: North campus bronze W in the sunshine with fall color

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Virtual Background Option: Image of the interior of the Suzzallo Library Reading Room on the UW Seattle campus

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Virtual Background Option: Image of the interior of Red Square on the UW Seattle Campus, with Suzzallo Library on the left and the Obelisk sculpture in the right-hand foreground

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Virtual Background Option: Image of a sunset taken from Seattle with the Olympic Mountain Range on the horizon

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