Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Our Partners

OMA&D’s GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative program concluded in 2017. These web pages are for historical purposes only. For information on Washington State’s GEAR UP grant, visit Washington GEAR UP. If you’re looking for OMA&D’s RISE UP GEAR UP program that serves the Yakima and Skagit Valleys, visit uwgearup.org.

Our Partners

Washington State GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a college access program administered by the Washington Student Achievement Council, funded by the Department of Education.

GEAR UP EDI draws upon expertise throughout the University of Washington community. We partner with faculty, staff, and students in the development and delivery of our programs.  Some of University of Washington partners include: