OMA&D Academic Counseling Services

OMA&D Academic Counseling Services

OMA&D ACS is dedicated to supporting academic excellence and undergraduate student achievement at the UW. OMA&D ACS 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 ACS News


OMA&D ACS Spring Recognition 2014

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Academic Counseling Services (ACS), Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA & D) honored students, staff and faculty at its’ annual Spring Recognition Reception on Thursday, May 1, 2014.  This year’s event was held in the Peterson Room, North Allen Library. To view more pictures click here.   To read more about the event click here >>


OMA&D Student Highlights

Join the Academic Counseling Services Advising staff in celebrating the achievements of these select students. Click here to read more


OMA&D Welcome Daze 2013

welcome daze 3OMA&D’s annual orientation, held in conjunction with UW Dawg Daze, welcomed hundreds of new students and their families to the UW on Sept. 20 at the HUB. The event provided opportunities to learn about campus and community resources and connect with current students, OMA&D staff, faculty of color and UW administrators. Check out the event slideshow!


 Dr. Lisa Ramirez visits OMA&D CAMP Program

Camp 2013-2014 Cohort had the opportunity to read  her autobiography Dulcified: Sweetened by the Education of Life, as a required reading for the CAMP seminar. As a treat they were also visited by none other than the author herself, Dr. Lisa Ramirez, Director of Migrant Education at the U.S. Department of Education. As the Director of Migrant Education in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education at the U.S. Department of Education, Dr. Lisa R. Ramírez brings a unique combination of personal and professional experiences to help improve the academic success of migrant students across the country. Click here to read more >>