Q Center

Lev Cunningham (they/them, he/him)

Drop-in confidential support for anyone who wants to talk.
Gender, sexuality, school, microagressions, anxiety, getting resources, navigating administrative systems, finding a therapist…no topic off limits, no topic too weird. 
I am a white, Jewish, queer & trans community ritual leader, mental health worker, and lover of all animals & plants.

Drop-in Hours:
Wednesday 3-6pm PST
Thursday 3-6pm PST


Val Schweigert (she/her, they/them)

Val is a queer mixed Filipinx educator and community organizer who enjoys theorizing her lived reality through sociological frameworks and an intersectional feminist lens. You can meet with her for 30 min, 1:1 sessions regarding academic performance, personal wellness + wellbeing, accessing support in navigating higher ed while holding multiple marginalized IDs, or to seek community based resources/referrals. She is currently a PhD student in Higher Ed and an indulgent guardian to her paw-panion, Lil Lumpia. 

Drop in hours: Wednesdays 2-4 pm


Notae Eddo (she/her)

Notae Eddo, (she/her) has a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Addiction Studies, ’20 , and received a Bachelors in Psychology with a minor in Women and Gender Studies, LGBTQ+ from George Mason University, ’16. Notae has experience both in counseling and coaching. Notae is committed to fostering social development and lifelong learning, and sees Leadership Development Advising as a robust opportunity to coach community (students, faculty, and community members) in their leadership development. Notae is an adventurer at heart and Pre-COVID greatly enjoyed surveying the local comedy scene and the diverse food the city has to offer.

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Jas Harcum (she/they)

Jas is 1/2 of the Graduate Community Advising Coordinators at the Q Center and a Clinical Social Work student with the School of Social Work. Her work focuses on micro-level mental health and counseling services for communities of color and queer folks. Jas also co-facilitates Color Mode, a weekly gender and sexuality discussion group for Queer and Trans BIPOC on Fridays 5PM-6PM. 

Jas is available to meet with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color students and community members for guided self-care planning, support in accessing mental health resources, and for 1:1 emotional support. Meeting times are generally limited to 15-30 minutes but you can email them regarding requests that may take longer or for accommodations!

Link for scheduling an appointment: https://calendly.com/jasharcum

Zoom link for drop-in hourshttps://washington.zoom.us/j/2268661662
Email: jjharcum@uw.edu (Please allow 3-5 business days for a response!)

Saara Williams-Majid (they/them)

Hello! My name is Saara and my pronouns are they/them/Saara. I am available for advising hours as one of the Graduate Community Advising Coordinators here at the Q Center. My work centers disability and racial justice on campus, through a queer and trans lens. I am adamant on supporting your needs and connecting you to the office, community member, or staff you are in search of to complete your goals. Please give 5-10 minutes for a response in the waiting room. Each consultation lasts 30 min. If you do not hear from me in 15 minutes asking for your email and proposing a time, please email me at sarahj21@uw.edu and I will make it my first priority to reschedule with you at a time that fits your schedule. If you are QT – BIPOC you may also want to attend ColorMode to meet your student or social needs. Hope to meet with you soon!

Drop in hours: Mondays and Thursdays 9:30-12:30pm

SPECIAL HOURS 3/14-3/27: Tuesdays and Fridays 10am-2:30pm