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Access policies and procedures that enhance diversity across campus.

2 Years, 2 Decades Diversity Report – Highlights recommendations from a focus group convened in 2009-2010 as a part of the UW’s 2 Years, 2 Decades strategic planning initiative.

Business Diversity Program – Connects companies owned by minorities, women and veterans, as well as businesses located in historically underutilized business regions and small disadvantaged businesses with procurement opportunities at the UW.

Diversity blueprint – Guides diversity planning for academic and administrative units across the university and helps them develop goals and strategic priorities.

Diversity council – Serves as the primary advisory committee to the UW President on matters of diversity and equity at all three UW campuses.

Diversity statistics & policies – Serves as a resource hub and archive for documents pertaining to UW diversity statistics and policies.

Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action – Supports the university’s compliance with the law and spirit of equal opportunity and affirmative action as it relates to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran or other protected veterans.

Handbook of best practices for faculty searches – Provides resources to help search committees to recruit diverse faculty members.

Staff diversity hiring toolkit – Serves as a resource for hiring managers to consult as they seek to increase their outreach efforts and build an inclusive applicant poll for staff positions.

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

Alumni connection – Gives alumni an opportunity to share their updates and stay connected with the UW.

Business Diversity Program – Connects companies owned by minorities, women and veterans, as well as businesses located in historically underutilized business regions and small disadvantaged businesses with procurement opportunities at the UW.

Friends of the Educational Opportunity Program – Promotes academic excellence for underrepresented, educationally and economically disadvantaged students, and serves as an advisory pipeline between the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity and the community.

Minority Community Advisory Committee – Advises the UW President on special issues facing the university and assists in strengthening and maintaining university connections with communities of color.

Native American Advisory Board – Advises the UW Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity on outreach and retention strategies for Native students, faculty and staff.

Southeast Asian Community Education & Leadership Network – Provides support and centralizes resources for Southeast Asian students, faculty and staff on the UW Seattle campus.

Tribal relations – Centralizes Native-focused resources available on the UW Seattle campus for students, faculty, staff and communities.

UW Alumni Association Multicultural Alumni Partnership – Promotes diversity at the UW and in the UW alumni community.

Viewpoint Magazine – Tells stories and profiles diverse UW students, faculty and alumni who are making a difference on campus and in the community.

wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House – Serves as a multi-service learning and gathering space for American Indian and Alaska Native students, faculty and staff, as well as others from various cultures and communities, to come together in a welcoming environment and share knowledge.

Explore services that support students throughout their Husky Experience.

Academic advising (OMA&D Academic Counseling Services) – Offers one-to-one advising and academic assistance to UW students, particularly those from low-income families and underrepresented backgrounds, as well as students who will be the first in their family to graduate from a four-year college.

Career Center – Provides a variety of tools, resources and information for employment opportunities.

D Center – Fosters a community of d/Disability and d/Deaf pride, and develops and supports social, cultural and educational programming.

Disability resources for Students – Serves approximately 1,700 students with either temporary or permanent physical, health, learning, sensory or psychological disabilities.

Diversity courses – Strengthen students’ understanding of how race, class, gender, disability, nationality, sexuality, religion and age interact to define identities and social relations.

Graduate School/Office of Graduate Student Equity and Excellence (GSEE) – Works with graduate students, faculty and staff to strengthen and maintain campus diversity while enhancing academic opportunities for graduate students of color and encouraging scholarship and research that explores cultural diversity.

Instructional Center – Provides academic and tutoring support to students affiliated with OMA&D programs.

Q Center – Serves students, faculty, staff and alumni of all sexual and gender orientation, identities and expressions. Hosts and supports student groups and events.

Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center/Theatre – Offers resources and opportunities for students including advising, organizational development, personal growth and referrals to other departments and programs.

STEM Resources (OMA&D) – Provide a suite of services ranging from advising to career and graduate school preparation for underrepresented minority, low-income and first-generation students pursuing majors in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Student organizations – Offer leadership, professional development and community engagement opportunities.

Undergraduate Research Program – Facilitates research experiences for undergraduates with UW faculty members across the disciplines.

Undocumented student resources – Provides support services for undocumented students throughout the various stages of their Husky Experience.

Women’s Center – Promotes gender equity and social justice through educational programs and services that allow all participants to succeed in life.

wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House – Serves as a multi-service learning and gathering space for American Indian and Alaska Native students, faculty and staff, as well as others from various cultures and communities, to come together in a welcoming environment and share knowledge.

Discover diversity-related resources for faculty and staff.

Accessible Technology Services –  Collaborates with faculty and staff to ensure the availability of assistive technology, consult on the development of accessible web site, software and learning spaces; and promote the use of accessible technology tools and practices in teaching, learning and research.

Advance – Offers a variety of leadership and professional development workshops and events to address equity and promotion, strategic planning and best practices in academia.

Disability services – Provides leadership to the university community in achieving employment and educational, programmatic and physical access for individuals with disabilities.

Diversity council – Serves as the primary advisory committee to the UW President on matters of diversity and equity at all three UW campuses.

Faculty & staff affinity groups – Build community and foster connections between diverse UW faculty and staff members.

Faculty Council on Multicultural Affairs – Holds responsibility for all matters of policy relating to the interests of faculty of color.

Faculty Council on Women in Academia – Holds responsibility for all matters of policy related to the interests of women.

Handbook of Best Practices for Faculty Searches – Provides best practices for hiring and retaining a diverse and inclusive faculty across the three campuses.

Network of Underrepresented Residents and Fellows (UWNURF) – Promotes cultural diversity in UW Medicine through community involvement, mentorship, professional networking and recruitment of underrepresented minorities.

Office for Faculty Advancement – Ensures that the UW recruits, promotes and retains and excellent and diverse faculty.

Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture – Acknowledges the work of distinguished faculty by spotlighting nationally recognized research focusing on diversity and social justice.

Staff Diversity Hiring Toolkit – Provides best practices to increase outreach efforts and build an inclusive applicant pool for staff positions at the UW.

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

College of Engineering STARS Program– Helps students who are eligible for financial aid build skills and support systems to successfully navigate the challenges they will encounter in pursuing engineering degrees.

DO-IT Scholars – Prepares Washington state high school students with disabilities for success in college and careers.

Office of Graduate Student Equity and Excellence (GSEE) – Works with graduate students, faculty and staff to strengthen and maintain campus diversity while enhancing academic opportunities for graduate students of color and encouraging scholarship and research that explores cultural diversity.

OMA&D college access programs – Inspire students in grades K-14 to pursue higher education, prepare for college, explore careers and gain admission to the UW.

OMA&D multicultural outreach & recruitment – Offers programs and opportunities to attract, prepare and increase the number of underrepresented minority students who successfully matriculate to the UW.

Student financial aid – Provides scholarship, grant, loan and work-study options that help make paying for college as affordable as possible.

Undocumented student resources – Provides support services for undocumented students throughout the various stages of their Husky Experience.

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UW Native Life

Explore Native-focused resources available on the University of Washington’s campus in Seattle.

Explore Native Life

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Diversity at UW Bothell

Explore diversity resources specific to the UW Bothell campus.

Explore Bothell

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Diversity at UW Tacoma

Explore diversity resources specific to the UW Tacoma campus.

Explore Tacoma