Data Science Masters

If you have any questions about these resources and/or would like to talk to someone in the MSDS program specifically, please contact the DEI Committee Chairs: Bernease Herman and Leah Panganiban at 

Due to the increase in bias incidents and hate crimes, the MSDS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee would like to share the following resources with you.

How to Report Discrimination

You can report verbal harassment, discrimination, or hate crimes to: 

Please note that these resources are for NON-EMERGENCY incidents. If your immediate safety is at risk, you are witnessing violence or perceive imminent harm to yourself or others, please immediately dial 911.

UW Resources

Disability Resources

Disability Resource Center
Disability Resources for Students (DRS) recognizes disability as an aspect of diversity that is integral to society and to our campus community. DRS staff work with admitted University of Washington (UW) students to ensure equal access to UW academic programs and services. Whether transitioning from high school, community college or another university, it’s important to be aware of the process to request accommodations and/or auxiliary aids due to a disability or temporary health condition. Visit this site for more information.

D Center
The D Center is UW’s Disability and d/Dead Cultural center, located in the Husky Union Building – Room 327. The D Center is a space and community were students can celebrate disability and D/deaf pride and foster community at the UW and beyond! Learn more at this site.

Mental Health Resources

Hall Health Center
Students who are interested in mental health services are able to schedule a secure online appointment with a counselor. Visit the Hall Health site for information on psychiatric medication management, group counseling, brief individual counseling, crisis response or call 206-543-5030 to make an appointment.

Counseling Center
Visit the Counseling Center site for online workshops, brief individual counseling, crisis response, or call 206-543-1240 to make an appointment.

Virtual Let’s Talk 
Virtual Let’s Talk provides free, drop-in support with experienced therapists from the Counseling Center and Hall Health during designated hours. Counselors hold drop-in hours via videoconference to provide insight, solutions, and information about other resources. Let’s Talk drop-in visits are free, confidential and there is no appointment necessary. Visit to learn more.

SafeCampus Available to Support Your Safety and Well-Being
SafeCampus is a resource if you are experiencing inappropriate behavior, verbal or online threats, sexual assault, harassment, or relationship violence. Staff are available for you to reach out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can call 206-685-7233 or visit their site for more information. 

Student Support Resources

GSEE: Graduate Student Equity & Excellence 
Founded in 1970, Graduate Student Equity & Excellence (formerly known as GO-MAP) is at the heart of the Graduate School’s commitment to expanding graduate education to underrepresented minoritized (URM) communities. GSEE helps create an inclusive and equitable campus environment. Visit their site for more information.

Race & Equity at UW
Together we will combat the racism and inequities, both individual and institutional, that persist here and throughout our society: 

Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic and Cultural Center
The Kelly ECC has a wealth of resources and opportunities available to students including student advising, organizational development, personal growth, and referrals to different departments and programs.

Outside Resources

Anti-Racism Resources

Mental Health Resources

Racism and Data Science

Racism in Education

Kid-friendly Resources