Academic Support Programs

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AccessSTEM

For UW students with disabilities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math. AccessSTEM offers internships, tutoring, mentoring, leadership activities, and social events.

Tagged: Tutoring

Ackerley Academic Center (Student-Athlete Academic Services)

Student-Athlete Academic Services fosters independent learners who take ownership of their education and become vested contributors to the campus, the community and the world.

Tagged: Study Centers Tutoring

Anthropology Writing Center

The Anthropology Writing Center is open to students of all levels who would like to improve writing assignments they are working on, as well as enhance their writing skills in general and become more comfortable with the writing process. 

Tagged: Writing

Biology Study Lounge & Drop-In Tutoring

Tribeta runs a free introductory biology tutoring service & study lounge located in the 4th floor lounge of Hitchcock, the building that also houses the intro biology labs. Experienced students are present to answer your questions while you take advantage of free snacks and a comfortable environment. It's a great place to make a habit of working in.

Tagged: Study Centers Tutoring

Champions Program

The mission of the the University of Washington Champions Program is to provide holistic support for youth and alumni of foster care, ensuring academic success and preparation for lifelong achievement after graduation from post-secondary education.

Tagged: Tutoring

Chemistry (General)

The General Chemistry Study Center is located in 330 Bagley Hall. The study center is open Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:30pm. There are computers and reference materials provided to support you in your general chemistry course. TAs for General Chemistry will also hold office hours in the Study Center.

Tagged: Study Centers

Chemistry (Organic)

The Organic Chemistry Study Center is located in 331 Bagley Hall. The organic study center is open Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:30pm. There are computers and reference materials provided to support you in your organic chemistry course. TAs for Organic Chemistry have office hours in the Study Center.

Tagged: Study Centers

College & Department Advisers

College and department advisers introduce students to the opportunities available in each program, including internships, undergraduate research, scholarships, new and one-time course offerings, and special events.

Tagged: Advising

Communication Research Mentor Center

The Public Speaking Center at the University of Washington is committed to providing students, staff, and the public with advice, guidance, and techniques for success in the field of public speaking and oral communication. Alumni, graduate, and undergraduate students are encouraged to visit the center during its hours of operation for the purposes of speech generation/writing, successful delivery techniques, anxiety reduction, or simply for an unbiased opinion from a trained speech tutor or Department of Communication Teaching Assistant.

Tagged: Tutoring

Disability Resources for Students

DRS works with each student individually to establish academic adjustments and auxiliary aids and services (more frequently referred to as academic accommodations) for the purpose of providing equitable access to campus facilities, programs and activities.

Tagged: Students with Disabilities

Economics Undergraduate Board

Tutoring is on a drop-in basis, usually first-come, first-served, though the tutor may consider the length of questions when deciding who to help first. We usually have multiple students to help at one time, so please come prepared with specific questions or problems you want the tutor to address.

Tagged: Tutoring

Electrical Engineering Study Center

Free drop-in tutoring on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the second-floor EE Atrium. This service is available to all students. Tutors are available for EE 215, EE 233, and EE 235.

Tagged: Study Centers

Engineering Academic Center

A place for students to hone the skills they need to succeed in fundamental Math, Physics, Chemistry or Engineering courses. Open to all Engineering students.

Tagged: Study Centers Tutoring

Foster Instructional Tutoring Center (FIT)

This tutoring center offers free tutoring in specific Foster School courses. Tutoring services are available to all UW students with husky ID cards.

Tagged: Tutoring

Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program

Using innovative initiatives, the Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program (HSCMSP) supports and guides underrepresented minority and educationally or economically disadvantaged students during the development of their academic, research, and social skills relevant to pursuing a professional or graduate education pathways in the health, biomedical, and/or behavioral sciences. 

Tagged: Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

History Writing Center

Open to History majors, to students writing papers for History courses, and to Evening Degree students.

Tagged: Writing

Honors Advising

Students can pursue Honors as a general education track, as an in-depth program within their majors, or as a combination of the two. Students may apply to the Program as new freshmen, at the end of their first year, or once they’ve selected a major. During Autumn, Winter, and Spring quarters the Honors Program advisers hold drop-in advising hours for current UW Honor students.

Tagged: Advising

Interdisciplinary Writing Studio

The Interdisciplinary Writing Studio (located in Smith Hall 113B) offers tutoring sessions for students working on projects in AES, AIS, CHID  GEOG, and GWSS. Our tutors have experience writing and tutoring in these departments and can work with you on all aspects of writing and research from brainstorming and planning, through writing and revising.  All kinds of projects are welcome: reading responses; reflections; creative pieces; research papers, literature reviews; position statements; fellowship, job, or graduate school applications; and more! We can talk with you about drafts, research strategies, disciplinary expectations, and finding your own voice in writing.

Tagged: Writing Tutoring

Math Study Center

Open to students enrolled in Math 111, 112, 120, 124, 125, 126, 144, 145, & 146.

Tagged: Study Centers

Minority Scholars Engineering Program

Open to all engineering students, the Minority Scholars Engineering Program (MSEP) is a key part of the College of Engineering’s recruitment and retention program. The program is committed to increasing the number of underrepresented students in engineering and computer science.

Tagged: Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

OMA&D Instructional Center

The Instructional Center (IC) of the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity offers students supplemental academic assistance in many subjects, including writing, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Business, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and the Social Sciences. The Instructional Center also offers drop-in tutoring, non-credit Academic Enrichment Workshops, adjunct credit courses, exam review workshops, computer lab usage, and preparation courses for graduate and professional exams, such as LSAT, GRE, and PCAT, DAT, and MCAT.

Tagged: Study Centers Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Odegaard Writing and Research Center

We empower writers and foster a supportive learning community on the University of Washington Seattle campus by collaborating with students, staff, and faculty on all kinds of writing and research. We're open to all members of the UW communitystudents, staff, and facultyand feature exceptional tutors and convenient hours. Sign up for an appointment today!

Tagged: Writing Research

Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity Academic Counseling Services

Offers one-to-one advising and assistance to UW students, particularly students from low-income families, students who will be the first in their family to graduate from a four-year college, and under-represented minority students. OMA&D advisers/counselors are trained to successfully steward students through the selection and scheduling of classes, exploration of possible majors, and development of career goals.

Tagged: Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Philosophy Writing Center

Many students do not realize that the requirements for a philosophy paper can be very different from the requirements for papers in other departments. In a philosophy paper, you will be expected to explicate and to critically evaluate arguments in your readings, to carefully formulate and argue for your own philosophical views, and to defend your views against relevant objections. The undergraduate tutors at the Philosophy Writing Center can help you to improve the quality of your philosophical writing by helping you to develop these skills. 

Tagged: Writing

Physics Study Center

The Study Center is intended as a place for students to work cooperatively on Physics problems. Students should note the class specific signs above each table and find other students who are enrolled in the same course so that they can work together. TA's are available on a limited basis to assist groups of students who get stuck on a particular issue.  TA's will circulate from table to table as to provide limited help to as many groups of students as possible.

Tagged: Study Centers

Political Science/Law Societies & Justice/School of International Studies Writing Center

Our goal at the Writing Center is to assist students with their Political Science, Jackson School of International Studies, and/or Law, Societies, and Justice writing assignments at any point during the writing process, from brainstorming to the final draft. We can also assist majors from these three departments with major, graduate, or law school applications; cover letters; internship applications; etc. 

Tagged: Writing

Psychology Writing Center

Open to students writing papers for Psychology courses.

Tagged: Writing

Sociology Writing Center

Like other writing centers on campus, we offer one-on-one "tutoring" services, primarily through scheduled appointments (45 minutes in length).  These appointments are open to all undergraduate students taking sociology courses, are assignment-focused, and are intended to help students with all stages of the writing process.

Tagged: Writing

Statistics Tutor & Study Center

The Statistics Tutor and Study Center is dedicated to furthering undergraduate statistical education at UW. Free drop-in tutoring is offered for all students enrolled in UW introductory statistics courses (any campus) and many faculty and TAs hold office hours in the Center as well. The Statistics Study and Tutor Center has moved to our new location in the basement of Communications (CMU B023).

Tagged: Study Centers Tutoring

Student Consultations with Librarians

For UW students needing research assistance with course- and degree-related projects and assignments. Meet with a librarian one-on-one to discuss focusing a topic, identifying and evaluating sources, and effectively searching library databases and the internet.

Tagged: Research

Student-Athlete Academic Services

The University of Washington developed the first-ever student-athlete academic service program in the United States in 1970 under the leadership of Gertrude Peoples. Student-Athlete Academic Services supports student-athletes in reaching their full academic potential. They assist student-athletes in creating comprehensive educational plans, including specific goals in the areas of academic success and career development. All student-athletes are encouraged to participate fully in the UW academic community.

Tagged: Advising

TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO Student Support Services program serves over 400 low-income, first-generation students and/or students with disabilities each year.  Students in the program will have opportunities to take SSS seminars and workshops with with topics ranging from how to be successful in the STEM fields, learning strategies, to financial literacy. 

Tagged: Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Targeted Tutoring for ELL students

ELL students taking intro-level, writing-intensive courses in a variety of fields may group together (3-5 students from a single section) and be partnered with an Odegaard Writing & Research Center tutor, who facilitates weekly group meetings in support of the work of that particular course. 

Tagged: ELL

Undergraduate Academic Affairs (UAA) Advising

Advisers work with students to match their interests with opportunities at the UW. UAA Advisers are generalists, and provide guidance concerning every UW major, as well as most UW policies, programs, and services. Students see advisers to help them clarify their academic, personal, and career goals. In addition, they can obtain pre-professional advising in a number of areas such as medicine and law.

Tagged: Advising

Women in Science and Engineering

Study center, tutors, & 1-credit study class (ENGR 199D)

Tagged: Study Centers Tutoring