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DEI resources and support

Recommended readings and learning

There are many lists online of DEIC-related books, articles, social media and other material. Here are a few examples:

Science magazine: “Time to look in the mirror” editorial

UW Libraries: Racial Justice Resources: Keeping Current

The Seattle Public Library: A Toolkit for Anti-racism Allies and An ‘Always Available’ List of 50+ E-books and E-audiobooks on Race

LinkedIn Learning (log in with your UW email address for free access):
Dealing with Microaggressions as an Employee
Communicating About Culturally Sensitive Issues

An Inside Higher Ed article on "What Women Faculty Want in Allied Men", and a related poem.

Scholarship, academic and recruitment programs

Minority Scholars Engineering Program Open to all students, the Minority Scholars Engineering Program is committed to increasing the number of underrepresented students in engineering and computer science.

Graduate Opportunity and Minority Achievement Program GO-MAP is committed to serving the needs of underrepresented graduate students of color, to enhance equity and graduate student success.

Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships Student Academic Services awards scholarships for minorities throughout the year, including the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering and HP Scholar Programs.

Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Washington Provides enriching opportunities in mathematics, engineering and science for underrepresented students in grades K-12.

Campus engineering & science organizations

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Dedicated to empowering Hispanics to become STEM professionals through internship, networking, mentoring and diversity awareness opportunities.

Women in Science and Engineering The WiSE program recruits and supports women of all ethnic backgrounds in science and engineering, to create a more diverse academic and social climate at UW.

National Society of Black Engineers To increase the number of black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community, NSBE sponsors a career fair and other events.

American Indian Science & Engineering Society Educational programs provide opportunities for American Indians and Native Alaskans to pursue studies in science, engineering, business and other academic arenas.

Society of Women Engineers SWE offers scholarships, competitions, job and internship resources and recognition of outstanding achievements through awards.

Society of Advancing Chicanos and Native Americans in Sciences A national organization, SACNAS promotes diversity in the sciences. Founded by Chicano and Native American scientists, all races are welcome to join in promoting diversity in science.

College of Engineering Diversity & Student Programs Programs provide financial, social, academic and cultural support to engineering students.

Support services

Bias Incident, Bias Concern, Non-Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Resources: Report a bias incident or speak with a College of Engineering advocate who can serve as a resource to support you.

LiveWell: Offering resources for student advocacy, training and education, LiveWell empowers students with the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions about their health and well-being while at UW.

Counseling center: UW students are eligible for services at the Counseling Center.

The Q Center: A brave, affirming, liberatory and celebratory environment for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all sexual and gender orientations, identities and expressions.

UW Disability and D/deaf Cultural Center: Throughout the year, the D Center hosts events, programs and workshops focusing on supporting and celebrating UW disability and D/deaf communities.

Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center: A wealth of resources and opportunities available to students including student advising, organizational development, personal growth and referrals to different departments and programs.

UW Veterans Center Connect with other veterans and find university resources specifically designed for veterans.

Student Parent Resource Center If you have children age 12 or younger who need child care during the academic year, you may be eligible for assistance through the University's Student Parent Resource Center.

Women's Center Offers free services to women who are considering returning to school after a significant time away or who need additional support and advice in making the transition to college.

Disability Services Office Committed to providing reasonable academic accommodations to qualified students with disabilities at the UW.

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking & Technology DO-IT is a support organization that serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities through the use of computer and networking technologies.

Office of Minority Affairs Programs and services that promote multiculturalism, student access and academic achievement.

Diversity at the UW In support of diversity across UW’s three campuses, the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity offers a number of resources.

UW Carelink (for faculty and staff) and UW MentalHealth (for students) provide access to counseling and other services.

BIPOC mental health resource sheet: Therapists database and tips on finding a culturally competent therapist

Husky Health & Well-being: Students have access to a range of mental health and counseling support, including individual counseling, group therapy, workshops and crisis services.