Diversity at the UW

Resources

Below is a set of resources intended to support units working on achieving goals identified in the Diversity Blueprint. Each link represents either a unit with which you might seek to partner or a program that serves as an example of an effort to address a goal that you may want to work on in your own unit.

Goal 1: Cultivate an Accessible, Inclusive, and Equitable Climate

The University must actively work to create and maintain learning, working, living, and healthcare spaces in which students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds believe they can thrive.

Goal 2: Attract, Retain, and Graduate a Diverse and Excellent Student Body

The University must continue to actively recruit and support a diverse body of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

Goal 2 Resources

The University must increase its capacity to serve students from communities that are underrepresented in higher education, including students who identify as Indigenous, Black, and People of Color; students from low- and modest-income families; students who identify as disabled, LGBTQ+, veterans, and alumni of foster care; international students; transfer students; and students who are part of recent immigrant populations.

Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP)
ALVA Business Professional Development Certificate
Business Educational Opportunity Program (BEOP)
College of the Environment Support for Diversity-Oriented Meetings
Community Health Professions Academy (CHPA)
Direct to College
Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO IT)
Dream Project
GeNOM Project
Husky Promise
Indian Health Pathway (IHP)
Office of Admissions
OMA&D Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment
Olympic STEM Partnership Program  (OSPP)
Seattle MESA
State Academic RedShirt (STARS) Program
Summer Health Profession Education Program (SHPEP)
TRIO Student Support Services
UW Alumni Association
Washington STEM
Washington Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)
Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium
Women’s Center
Women’s Leadership Summit
Young Executives of Color (YEOC)
ASUW Diversity Commissions
Brotherhood Initiative
Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
Disability Resources for Students (DRS)
Health Professions Academy
Interactive Oceans VISIONS
Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D)
Registered Student Organizations (RSOs)
State Academic RedShirt (STARS) Program
Student Life
TRIO Student Support Services
Undergraduate Advising
First Gen Graduate Students // type of student body served by the Core Programs
GEM Grad Lab
GO-MAP Recruitment & Retention Guide
Graduate School
Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS)
Leadership Without Borders (LWB)
Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion (OSDI)
Summer Health Profession Education Program (SHPEP)
Undocu Ally Training & Education Program

Goal 3: Attract and Retain Diverse Academic Personnel

The University must increase efforts to recruit faculty, post-docs, and other academic personnel from backgrounds that are underrepresented in higher education, including those who identify as Indigenous, Black, and People of Color.

Goal 4: Attract and Retain Diverse Staff

The University must increase efforts to recruit staff from backgrounds that are underrepresented in higher education, including staff who identify as Indigenous, Black, and People of Color.

Goal 5: Develop Place-Based Education and Engagement to Advance Access, Equity, and Inclusion

The University must provide all students, staff, and faculty with opportunities to better understand the environments in which their learning and work lives take place. 

Goal 6: Improve Accountability and Transparency at All Levels

University leadership must commit to working towards established goals for diversity, equity, access, and inclusion.

Goal 6 Resources

Leaders at all levels must accept accountability by implementing new initiatives to achieve these goals; ensure that best practices are disseminated across all three campuses and across all of our research, healthcare, and virtual environments; and make clear the University community’s responsibility for advancing diversity, equity, access, and inclusion.

Creating and Sustaining Departmental Diversity Committees
Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Consultant in Academic HR
Human Resources
OMA&D Diversity & Inclusion Seed Grants
Story Central // platform for sharing UW brand pillar stories
UW Diversity Council
Office for Faculty Advancement
UW ADVANCE 
OMA&D Diversity and Inclusion Seed Grants
University Advancement
Black Opportunity Fund