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Student Support Resources

Autumn 2021: Many of the resources below will be offering a combination of in-person and virtual programming. Please make sure to check in with each group to verify operating schedules.

Academic support   Community and diversity   Emotional support   English language support   Where to study

Academic support

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BIOL 180/200/220 Biology Study Lounge & Drop-In Tutoring

An introductory biology tutoring service and study lounge with free snacks in a comfortable environment. Experienced undergraduate students answer questions.

Location: Hitchcock Hall 4th floor lounge
More info: Biology Study Lounge & Drop-In Tutoring website

CHEM 110
CHEM 142/152/162
CHEM 145/155/165
Chemistry Study Center

TAs assist with introductory chemistry courses in a collaborative space where students typically sit together based on the course they need help with.

Location: Bagley Hall room 330
More info: Chemistry Study Center website

MATH 120, 124, 125, 126 Math Study Center

A comfortable place and a supportive atmosphere to study in groups or individually. Tutors (grad student TAs and advanced undergrads) will sit down and answer questions.

Location: Communications Building room B-014
More info: Math Study Center website

PHYS 114/115/116
PHYS 121/122/123
Physics Study Center

A place for students to work cooperatively on Physics problems. TAs circulate from table to table to assist groups stuck on an issue and then move on.

Location: Phys/Astronomy Building A room AM018 (lower level)
More info: Physics Study Center website

STAT 220, 221, 311, 390, 391
QMETH 201
EDPSYCH 490
PSYCH 315, 317, 318
SOC/CS&SS 221
INDE 315
QSCI 381
Statistics Tutor & Study Center

Drop-in tutoring for all students enrolled in UW introductory statistics courses. Many faculty and TAs hold office hours in the center as well.

Location: Communications Bldg room B023
More info: Statistics Tutor & Study Center website

General academic support CLUE Center for Learning & Undergraduate Enrichment
  • Late-night academic center that offers tutoring, exam reviews, and more.
  • Support for select courses during the day to students using the Commuter and Transfer Commons (CTC)

Location: Mary Gates Hall Commons
More info: CLUE website

Instructional Center

A comprehensive academic support center focused on supporting under-represented minority, first-generation college and economically disadvantaged students.

Location: 1307 NE 40th St
More info: Instructional Center website

Support for engineering courses Engineering Academic Center (EAC)

Workshops, learning communities, informal study sessions, drop-in tutoring and a relaxed place to study. Open 24 hours/day.

Location: Loew Hall
More info: EAC website

Support for students with disabilities AccessComputing

Learn from some participants in projects supported by the DO-IT center at the University of Washington about their experiences and recommendations for other students with disabilities who are taking online courses.

More info: AccessComputing website

Disability Resources for Students (DRS)

DRS is dedicated to ensuring access and inclusion for all students with disabilities. Students partner with our office to establish services for their access and inclusion on campus.

More info: DRS website

Disabilities Opportunities Internetworking Technology (DO-IT )

DO-IT encourages individuals with disabilities to take on challenging academic programs and careers by promoting the use of technology to increase independence and productivity.

More info: DO-IT website

Writing and Research —
any and all phases
Odegaard Writing and Research Center

Peer tutors and librarians help on any project in all aspects of writing: understanding an assignment, research, brainstorming, outlining, drafting, and revising.

Location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library room 326
More info: Odegaard Writing and Research Center website

Community and diversity support

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A home away from home Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center

The Kelly ECC is an inclusive and affirming space that cultivates a transformative student experience. We serve and empower historically marginalized and underrepresented students by providing educational and cultural opportunities for holistic development.

Location: 3931 Brooklyn Avenue NE
More info: The Kelly ECC website

Finding a community of peers College of Engineering Student Affinity Groups

Diversity- and inclusion-focused societies and groups that participate in mentoring, networking, research, events and other programmatic activities.

More info: Student diversity groups

Minority Scholars Engineering Program (MSEP)

Promotes academic and professional excellence, leadership skill development and community building.

More info: MSEP website

Women in Science & Engineering (WiSE)

Recruits and supports women of all ethnic backgrounds in science and engineering.

Location: Loew Hall 301
More info: WiSE website

Reporting a bias incident Bias Incident, Bias Concern, Non-Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Resources

If you encounter or suspect incidents of bias, you are encouraged to file a report, which will be reviewed by the UW’s Bias Incident Advisory Committee.

More info: Bias incident reporting

General wraparound support Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMAD) Academic Counseling Services

OMAD promotes academic success and graduation for under-represented ethnic minority, economically disadvantaged, and first-generation college students at the University of Washington.

Location: Mary Gates Hall room 141
More info: OMAD website

Emotional and social support

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Stress, anxiety, coping skills, support, … Hall Health

Mental health, women’s health, travel clinic, immunization, physical therapy, sports medicine, measles requirement, STD testing, health promotion, lab, radiology, medical records, and pharmacy services available to all students. Note: Some Hall Health services, but not all, are prepaid for students through the UW Services & Activities Fee. Hall Health bills health insurance for medical and psychiatric care, and there may be out-of-pocket costs depending on your health insurance benefits and network.

Location: Hall Health Center
More info: Hall Health website

Counseling Center

Student support services for the challenges of life. Confidential individual counseling, group counseling, workshops, light therapy, crisis services, and more.

Location: Schmitz Hall room 401
More info: Counseling Center website

My SSP

UW partners with My SSP to give students access to real-time, confidential mental health and crisis intervention support, 24/7 and in multiple languages. Download the app to get started. (Apple App Store | Google Play)

More info: Husky Health & Well-Being website

Drop-in consultations Let’s Talk

Confidential student support service.

Locations: Odegaard Library room 222, Q Center, Ethnic Cultural Center, and Mary Gates Hall room 134E
More info: Let’s Talk website

English language learner support

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English language proficiency Support for the Study of College Writing

Options and direction for students who can benefit from additional language support.

Location: various
More info: Support for the Study of College Writing web page

Study spaces and labs

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A quiet place to study or work on a computer Engineering Student Computer Lab

 

Open to all engineering students. The lab has 36 workstations in an open room, plus 3 small rooms for groups of up to 4 students to work collaboratively around 1 computer with a 46-inch monitor.

More info: Engineering Student Computer Lab website