The D Center is the UW’s Disability and d/Deaf Cultural center, located in the Husky Union Building – Room 327, a space where students can study, organize, rest and attend events and programs focusing on supporting and celebrating disability and D/deaf communities at the UW and beyond.
The Q Center envisions a Washington community where justice, equality, compassion, and respect for all people prevail.
- facilitate holistic culturally embedded and appropriate services for Q students, faculty, and staff
- increase understanding and access to comprehensive, accurate, and respectful information and care regarding sexuality and gender
- support, affirm, and celebrate the range of sexual and gender experiences, orientations, and expressions
- eliminate campus harassment and discrimination based on sexual and gender orientation/identity
The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) works to increase diversity on campus and enrich the collegiate experience of all UW students, faculty and staff.
The Graduate School has compiled information and resources for departments and individuals seeking status (self-identified DREAMers, HB 1079 eligible, and/or DACA approved).
As a unit of the UW Graduate School, the Office of Graduate Student Equity & Excellence (GSEE) is committed to enhancing equity and social progression to promote the success of graduate students of color at our Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses.
For 50 years, GSEE has worked with graduate students, staff, faculty, and campus leadership to develop initiatives that strengthen graduate diversity, enhance academic opportunities, and encourage and support research exploring cultural diversity. GSEE aims to cultivate a culturally and ethnically diverse academic and social environment in which all graduate students can learn and thrive while attending the UW.
GSEE promotes and supports:
- outreach, recruitment and graduate student success
- professional development and community building
- graduate funding opportunities
- scholarship and research
- advocacy, consulting and advising
Faculty and graduate students in the Consulting Program of the Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics offer free statistical advice to UW faculty, staff, and students through scheduled 50-minute consulting appointments during academic quarters when class is in session. They provide assistance with:
- the design of studies and experiments, including the preparation of grant proposals
- data visualization and presentation
- choice and application of statistical methods
- development of specialized statistical methods in some cases
The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is dedicated to supporting the UW teaching community, including graduate student teaching assistants and instructors. The center’s services are grounded in research, draw on established pedagogical approaches, promote innovation, and are deeply collaborative in nature.
The UW Libraries Research Commons provides a collaborative environment in which students and faculty can come together to share and discuss research, as well as get support for all steps of the research process: searching, writing, publishing, funding. The Research Commons is a place to collaborate and connect with fellow students and faculty on research projects. It is a place for workshop and presentation opportunities, and a place to discover what your peers and colleagues are researching.
Consultation services include:
- writing consultations for graduate students
- citation management help
- design help desk
- digital scholarship project help
- and more!
The UW Libraries Odegaard Writing and Research Center (OWRC) offers writing tutor support, informational guides, and podcasts about writing at the graduate level. The OWRC also offers an opportunity for graduate students to join a semi-formal writing accountability group for individuals working on long-term writing projects.
Library resources — librarians, collections, tools and services, space and data — are crucial to success in research and other areas of graduate and professional student studies. Librarians help you to find the information you need. They emphasize, “the libraries are absolutely your space… you are welcome here.”
UW Libraries is one system with at least one library on each of our three campuses. As a student you have access to resources across the UW Libraries system, Northwest partner libraries, and worldwide networks.