OMA&D Academic Counseling Services


The TRIO Student Support Services programs (SSS/SSS-STEM) at the University of Washington serves over 420 low-income, first-generation college students and/or students with disabilities each year. TRIO SSS provides holistic and comprehensive advising, tutoring and instructional support, and first year seminar courses to help undergraduate students be successful at and graduate from the University of Washington.  Student Support Services is one of 9 TRIO programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education and is housed in the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity. 

Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) Mission:

We create pathways for diverse populations to access postsecondary opportunities, nurture and support their academic success, and cultivate a campus climate that enriches the educational experience for all. 

Student Support Services (SSS) Services

  • Academic Counseling
  • Financial Aid Counseling
  • Personal Counseling
  • Career & Graduate/Professional School Counseling:
  • Tutoring and Instructional support in areas of Writing, Math, and Biology
  • First Year Seminar Courses (STEM, STEM-lab, Writing and Tools for Success)
  • Pathways to Research, Internship, and Job Opportunities
  • OMA&D Endowed Scholarship