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Explore Diversity

At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all.

National First-Generation College Celebration

All three UW campuses are joining colleges and universities throughout the nation to participate in the National First-Generation College Celebration on November 8, 2023.

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Equity Focus

Students, faculty and staff across our three campuses are working hard to advance the values of diversity, equity and inclusion at the UW. This site features some of the stories about our community members who are making a difference.

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Headshot of Rickey Hall for Diversity Homepage

Rickey Hall is the vice president for Minority Affairs & Diversity and university diversity officer at the University of Washington.

Diversity Leadership

Diversity Blueprint

The Blueprint is available for academic and administrative units to use as a framework for guiding the UW toward achieving its stated goals for diversity and inclusion.

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Access diversity resources for alumni, administrators, students, faculty, and staff.

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Learning about difference

The study of diversity fosters an understanding of cultural traditions, histories and influences.

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Making change, transforming lives

Students, faculty and staff strive to improve the well-being of our communities.

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World changing research

UW faculty conduct research on the benefits of cultural diversity, as well as its challenges.

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Diversity at UW Bothell


Explore diversity resources specific to the UW Bothell campus.

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Diversity at UW Tacoma


Explore diversity resources specific to the UW Tacoma campus.

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Access information on the rescission of the DACA program.

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