Diversity at the UW

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.


Learning about difference

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


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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Rickey Hall


Vice President for Minority Affairs & Diversity Rickey Hall is the university diversity officer at the University of Washington. Hall has oversight of the UW’s progress in diversity, as well as programs administered by the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity.

Diversity leadership


future students

Future students

Learn about programs that prepare K-14 students for college admission.

current students

Current students

Explore services that support students throughout their Husky Experience.

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Faculty & staff

Discover diversity-related resources for faculty and staff.


Alumni & community

Find out about community partnerships, engagement opportunities and alumni news.

UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Symposium on 1-30-15 at Kelley Ethnic Cultural Center (C) 2015 Karen Orders Photography


Access policies and procedures that enhance diversity across campus.

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UW schools & colleges

Explore resources specific to colleges and schools on the Seattle campus.


Diversity at UW Bothell

Explore diversity resources specific to the UW Bothell campus.


Diversity at UW Tacoma

Explore diversity resources specific to the UW Tacoma campus.