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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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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

Angelina Godoy

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

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

Diversity Leadership


Future Students

future students

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

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Current Students

current students

Explore services that support students throughout their Husky Experience.

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Faculty & Staff

Samuel Kelly Lecture with Shawn Wong, and reception on 4-16-15 (C) 2015 Karen Orders Photography

Discover diversity-related resources for all faculty and staff.

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Alumni Community


Community partnerships, engagement opportunities and alumni news.

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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

Two women smiling and posing for a camera.

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

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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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