Mentor Power for Success

OMA&D Student Services

The mission of the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity is to ensure the access and academic success of a diverse student population through the advancement of knowledge, academic excellence, diversity, and the promotion of values, principles, and a climate that enriches the campus experience for all.

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

CAMP is a federally funded program designed to assist first-year college students from migrant and seasonal farm worker families pursue higher education. Established nationally in 1972, CAMP is now part of the University of Washington and offers pre-college transition and first year assistance to help students develop the skills necessary to insure continued enrollment and eventual graduation.

Read more College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

Samuel Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (Kelly ECC)

The ECC has a wealth of resources and opportunities available to students including student advising, organizational development, personal growth, and referrals to different departments and programs.

The Center represents a “home away from home” to many of our ECC students. The Center has been a place where students can find familiar faces similar to themselves, staff that care about their academic and personal well-being, and where students can meet, interact, hang out, and build community. ECC is also a place where you can learn leadership development skills, share and understand different cultural perspectives, and become future leaders of tomorrow.

Read more about Samuel Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (Kelly ECC)

Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program (HSMSP)

The goals and objectives of the HSCMSP are to increase diversity at each level of academia by helping to bridge subsequent levels of academic training from undergraduate to professional and graduate.

Read more about Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program (HSMSP)

Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD)

IMSD is a series of innovative services and support mechanisms which will dramatically increase the ability of our biomedical graduate programs to attract, retain, and promote the success of under-represented minority students.

Read more about Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD)

Instructional Center (IC)

Our commitment is to assist students in getting the academic assistance they need in a positive and efficient manner. The front desk is where students request to use the Center for tutoring, other instruction, or computer lab usage.

Read more about Instructional Center (IC)

UW Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

The purpose of LSAMP is to increase the recruitment, retention, and graduation rate of underrepresented students in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

Read more about UW Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

OMA&D Counseling Services

Program staff offer one-on-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.

Read more about OMA&D Counseling Services

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

The EOP’s Academic Advising and Counseling Center promotes academic success & graduation for under-represented ethnic minority, economically disadvantaged and generation college students at the University of Washington through a comprehensive academic support program of services, provides a supportive learning environment integrating holistic counseling with personalized academic career advising and maintains strong liaisons with University departments, colleges programs. Serves on various academic committees and student/community organizations to support our students’ academic success.

Read more about Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

TRiO Student Support Services

Student Support Services at the University of Washington serves 300 low-income, first-generation and/or disabled students each year. UW/SSS provides holistic and comprehensive advising and instructional support, in order to help students be successful at and graduate from the University of Washington. Take a few minutes to explore our page and meet our staff. Please contact us if you have any questions about our program. If you are a student who is already enrolled, or is accepted for enrollment at the University of Washington, and think you may be eligible for our program, please contact us. Student Support Services is part of TRIO, funded by the U.S. Department.

Read more about TRiO Student Support Services

GO! Global Scholarships

GO! Global scholarships help undergraduate students with significant financial need access international learning opportunities. We strive to make study abroad inclusive for all by increasing financial support, adding resources for students, and strengthening the diversity of the UW Global Affairs program.

Read more about GO! Global Scholarships

Ronald E. Mcnair Scholars

The Ronald E. McNair Program prepares undergraduates for doctoral study through involvement in research and scholarly activities. The purpose of the McNair Program is to assist in the academic and professional development of undergraduates whose goals are to teach and research at the college level.

Read more about Ronald E. Mcnair Scholars

Early Identification Program

A thriving economic and social future requires a commitment to making advanced educational opportunities available to all individuals, especially those facing obstacles in our educational system. In response to that need, the University of Washington’s Early Identification Program for Graduate and Professional Studies encourages and assists undergraduates from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to enter graduate school.

Read more about Early Identification Program