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AccessSTEM

For: Students with disabilities who are interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)

For UW students with disabilities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math. AccessSTEM offers internships, tutoring, mentoring, leadership activities, and social events.

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Ackerley Academic Center (Student-Athlete Academic Services)

For: Student Athletes

Open: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Student-Athlete Academic Services fosters independent learners who take ownership of their education and become vested contributors to the campus, the community and the world.

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Anthropology Writing Center

For: Students of all levels who want to work on Anthropology coursework

Open: Monday,10 a.m. - 4:40 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 4:40 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: Denny 423

Email: anthwrc@uw.edu

The Anthropology Writing Center is open to students of all levels who would like to improve writing assignments they are working on, as well as enhance their writing skills in general and become more comfortable with the writing process. 

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Biology Study Lounge & Drop-In Tutoring

For: Undergraduate students in the Introductory Biology series (BIOL 180/200/220)

Open: Monday -Thursday, 3:30-6:30PM

Location: Hitchcock, 4th Floor Lounge

Email: slackm20@uw.edu

Tribeta runs a free introductory biology tutoring service & study lounge located in the 4th floor lounge of Hitchcock, the building that also houses the intro biology labs. Experienced students are present to answer your questions while you take advantage of free snacks and a comfortable environment. It's a great place to make a habit of working in.

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Champions Program

For: Students and alumni in the foster care system

Open: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Mary Gates Hall (MGH) 141

The mission of the the University of Washington Champions Program is to provide holistic support for youth and alumni of foster care, ensuring academic success and preparation for lifelong achievement after graduation from post-secondary education.

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College & Department Advisers

For: All UW students

Open: Hours and location vary by department

Email: advice@uw.edu

College and department advisers introduce students to the opportunities available in each program, including internships, undergraduate research, scholarships, new and one-time course offerings, and special events.

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Disability Resources for Students

For: All students with disabilities on the Seattle campus enrolled in our undergraduate, graduate, professional, Evening Degree and Access programs

Open: Monday -Thursday, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. -12 p.m.

Location: 011 Mary Gates Hall (MGH)

Email: uwdrs@uw.edu

DRS works with each student individually to establish academic adjustments and auxiliary aids and services (more frequently referred to as academic accommodations) for the purpose of providing equitable access to campus facilities, programs and activities.

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Economics Undergraduate Board

For: Students in ECON 200, 201, 300, and 301

Open: Hours change every quarter; check website for the current schedule

Location: Savery 328

Tutoring is on a drop-in basis, usually first-come, first-served, though the tutor may consider the length of questions when deciding who to help first. We usually have multiple students to help at one time, so please come prepared with specific questions or problems you want the tutor to address. Tutoring is located in Savery 328.

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Engineering Academic Center

For: Undergraduate sciences in Math, Chemistry, and Physics

Open: Monday - Thursday, 4 - 7 p.m.

Location: Loew 213/215

A place for students to hone the skills they need to succeed in Chemistry, Math, Physics, AA 210, CEE 220, ME 230, and CHEM E 260. Open to all Engineering students.

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Foster Instructional Tutoring Center (FIT)

For: All UW students

Open: Mondays - Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location: Paccar 290

This tutoring center offers free tutoring in specific Foster School courses. Tutoring services are available to all UW students with husky ID cards.

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Green Dot

For: All UW students

This training aims to prevent and reduce interpersonal violence at UW by engaging students as leaders and active bystanders who step in, speak up, and interrupt potential acts of violence.

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Hall Health

For: UW students

Open: Monday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hall Health provides outpatient health and medical services for acute problems like flu or bladder infections, preventative health care such as screenings for sexually transmitted diseases, physical exams, and care for chronic problems like asthma, high blood pressure, and depression.

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Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program

For: Students interested in underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students interested in health science, biomedical, or behavioral graduate or professional opportunities

Open: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: T-341B Magnuson Health Sciences Center Building

Email: tlward@uw.edu

Using innovative initiatives, the Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program (HSCMSP) supports and guides underrepresented minority and educationally or economically disadvantaged students during the development of their academic, research, and social skills relevant to pursuing a professional or graduate education pathways in the health, biomedical, and/or behavioral sciences. 

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History Writing Center

For: Students enrolled in any history class

Location: Smith 210C

Email: histwctr@uw.edu

Open to History majors, to students writing papers for History courses, and to Evening Degree students.

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Honors Advising

For: Honors students

Open: Monday, 1:30 - 3 p.m.; Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Wednesday, 11:30 - 1 p.m.; Thursday, 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: MGH 206

Email: uwhonors@uw.edu

Students can pursue Honors as a general education track, as an in-depth program within their majors, or as a combination of the two. Students may apply to the Program as new freshmen, at the end of their first year, or once they’ve selected a major. During Autumn, Winter, and Spring quarters the Honors Program advisers hold drop-in advising hours for current UW Honor students.

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Husky NightWalk

For: All UW students

Open: Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 12:00 p.m. &1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The uniformed security guards of Husky NightWalk provide safe, walking escorts within the UW campus seven days a week. Dial 206.685.WALK (9255) to request a walking escort.

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Interdisciplinary Writing Studio

For: Students working on projects in AES, AIS, CHID GEOG, and GWSS

Location: Smith Hall 113B

Email: iwsdir@uw.edu

The Interdisciplinary Writing Studio (located in Smith Hall 113B) offers tutoring sessions for students working on projects in AES, AIS, CHID  GEOG, and GWSS. Our tutors have experience writing and tutoring in these departments and can work with you on all aspects of writing and research from brainstorming and planning, through writing and revising.  All kinds of projects are welcome: reading responses; reflections; creative pieces; research papers, literature reviews; position statements; fellowship, job, or graduate school applications; and more! We can talk with you about drafts, research strategies, disciplinary expectations, and finding your own voice in writing.

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It's On Us

For: All UW students

It's On Us is a national campaign that promotes campus involvement in taking a stand against sexual assault.

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Math Study Center

For: Students enrolled in Math 111, 112, 120, 124, 125, 126, 144, 145, & 146.

Open: Hours vary by subject

Location: B-014 Communications (MATH 120, 124, 125, 126 ) & B-006 Communications (Math 111, 112)

The Math Study Center provide 1:1 tutoring as well as a supportive atmosphere for students to study together or work with TAs. Please note: The Math Study Center only serves students in Math 120, Math 124/5/6 and Math 134/5/6. We do not serve Math 307, 308 or 324, or any other courses. You can get help with these classes at CLUE

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Minority Scholars Engineering Program

For: Underrepresented students in engineering and computer science

Open to all engineering students, the Minority Scholars Engineering Program (MSEP) is a key part of the College of Engineering’s recruitment and retention program. The program is committed to increasing the number of underrepresented students in engineering and computer science.

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OMA&D Instructional Center

For: Students in the Equal Opportunity Program

Open: Hours vary depending on service

Location: Instructional Center

The Instructional Center (IC) of the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity offers students supplemental academic assistance in many subjects, including writing, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Business, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and the Social Sciences. The Instructional Center also offers drop-in tutoring, non-credit Academic Enrichment Workshops, adjunct credit courses, exam review workshops, computer lab usage, and preparation courses for graduate and professional exams, such as LSAT, GRE, and PCAT, DAT, and MCAT.

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Odegaard Writing and Research Center

For: Undergraduate and graduate students

Open: Sunday, 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library

Email: owrc@uw.edu

We empower writers and foster a supportive learning community on the University of Washington Seattle campus by collaborating with students, staff, and faculty on all kinds of writing and research. We're open to all members of the UW communitystudents, staff, and facultyand feature exceptional tutors and convenient hours. Sign up for an appointment today!

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Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity Academic Counseling Services

For: UW 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 student

Open: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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 underrepresented minority students. OMA&D advisers/counselors are trained to successfully steward students through the selection and scheduling of classes, exploration of possible majors, and development of career goals.

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Peer Health Educators (PHEs)

For: All UW affiliated groups (RSOs, Residence Halls, Greek Organizations, FIGs, etc).

The PHEs are the student arm of the Office of Health & Wellness – these students represent a variety of grade levels, majors, and backgrounds, but they all work together to educate the UW community on health with an emphasis on social justice and collaboration. The PHEs facilitate workshops on mental health, participate in panels on health and wellness, and create collaborative events across campus communities with the goal of starting dialogues about health issues.

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Philosophy Writing Center

For: Students in any Philosophy class

Location: Savery Hall, Room 362

Email: philwrit@uw.edu

Many students do not realize that the requirements for a philosophy paper can be very different from the requirements for papers in other departments. In a philosophy paper, you will be expected to explicate and to critically evaluate arguments in your readings, to carefully formulate and argue for your own philosophical views, and to defend your views against relevant objections. The undergraduate tutors at the Philosophy Writing Center can help you to improve the quality of your philosophical writing by helping you to develop these skills. 

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Physics Study Center

For: Undergraduate students

Open: Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Physics Astronomy Auditorium Building, Room AM018

The Study Center is intended as a place for students to work cooperatively on Physics problems. Students should note the class specific signs above each table and find other students who are enrolled in the same course so that they can work together. TA's are available on a limited basis to assist groups of students who get stuck on a particular issue.  TA's will circulate from table to table as to provide limited help to as many groups of students as possible.

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Political Science/Law Societies & Justice/School of International Studies Writing Center

For: Students in Political Science, Jackson School of International Studies, and Law, Societies, and Justice

Open: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Gowen 111

Our goal at the Writing Center is to assist students with their Political Science, Jackson School of International Studies, and/or Law, Societies, and Justice writing assignments at any point during the writing process, from brainstorming to the final draft. We can also assist majors from these three departments with major, graduate, or law school applications; cover letters; internship applications; etc. - come to Gowen 111 to get help!

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Psychology Writing Center

Location: Guthrie Annex 1, Room 142

Email: psywc@uw.edu

Open to students writing papers for Psychology courses.

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SafeCampus

For: All UW students

SafeCampus is a 24/7 central reporting office to contact if you’re concerned about your safety or the safety of a friend. Trained specialists will take your call, connect you to resources, and implement safety measures to reduce the chance of violence occurring.

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Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Activists (SARVA)

For: All UW students

Location: Husky Union Building, Suite 131

Email: asuwdsa@uw.edu

An entity of the Associated Students of the University of Washington, SARVA is a group of student volunteers who are committed to ending sexual assault and relationship violence through activism and education. They do this through programs and events across campus that encourage dialogues about these issues that are open to all members of the UW community.

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Sociology Writing Center

For: Undergraduate students taking sociology courses

Location: Savery Hall, Room 203

Like other writing centers on campus, we offer one-on-one "tutoring" services, primarily through scheduled appointments (45 minutes in length).  These appointments are open to all undergraduate students taking sociology courses, are assignment-focused, and are intended to help students with all stages of the writing process.

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Statistics Tutor & Study Center

For: Students in introductory Statistics courses (STAT 220, 221, 311, 390, 391; QMETH 201; EDPSYCH 490; PSYCH 315, 317, 318; SOC/CS&SS 221; INDENG 315; QSCI 381)

Open: Hours vary; see website for current schedule

Location: CMU B023

Email: june@uw.edu

The Statistics Tutor and Study Center is dedicated to furthering undergraduate statistical education at UW. Free drop-in tutoring is offered for all students enrolled in UW introductory statistics courses (any campus) and many faculty and TAs hold office hours in the Center as well. The Statistics Study and Tutor Center has moved to our new location in the basement of Communications (CMU B023).

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Student Consultations with Librarians

Open: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For UW students needing research assistance with course- and degree-related projects and assignments. Meet with a librarian one-on-one to discuss focusing a topic, identifying and evaluating sources, and effectively searching library databases and the internet.

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Student-Athlete Academic Services

The University of Washington developed the first-ever student-athlete academic service program in the United States in 1970 under the leadership of Gertrude Peoples. Student-Athlete Academic Services supports student-athletes in reaching their full academic potential. They assist student-athletes in creating comprehensive educational plans, including specific goals in the areas of academic success and career development. All student-athletes are encouraged to participate fully in the UW academic community.

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TRiO Student Support Services

For: Low-income, first-generation students and/or students with disabilities

Open: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

TRiO Student Support Services program serves over 400 low-income, first-generation students and/or students with disabilities each year.  Students in the program will have opportunities to take SSS seminars and workshops with with topics ranging from how to be successful in the STEM fields, learning strategies, to financial literacy. 

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Targeted Tutoring for ELL students

Open: See website for current workshop times

ELL students taking intro-level, writing-intensive courses in a variety of fields may group together (3-5 students from a single section) and be partnered with an Odegaard Writing & Research Center tutor, who facilitates weekly group meetings in support of the work of that particular course. 

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The Counseling Center

For: UW Seattle students who are in degree-seeking programs are eligible for our counseling services.

Open: Monday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: 401 Schmitz Hall

This Center offers culturally responsive short-term individual counseling and group counseling ranging from interpersonal therapy groups on different topics such as diversity and belonging, communication in interpersonal relationships, or healing after losing a loved one. You can also get light therapy for seasonal affective disorder, which is a pattern of seasonal depression. These services are open to students who are currently enrolled at UW Seattle.

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The General Chemistry Study Center

For: Undergraduate Students in Introductory Chemistry

Open: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: 330 Bagley Hall

The General Chemistry Study Center is located in 330 Bagley Hall. The study center is open Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:30pm. There are computers and reference materials provided to support you in your general chemistry course. TAs for General Chemistry will also hold office hours in the Study Center.

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UW Alert

For: All UW students

The University of Washington provides emergency notification of significant threats to people’s health and safety through the UW Alert system. UW Alert is offered on a voluntary, self-subscription basis for current UW faculty, staff, and students.

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Undergraduate Academic Affairs (UAA) Advising

For: All UW students

Open: Drop-in appointments between Monday through Friday,10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Location: Mary Gates Hall, Room 141

Email: advice@uw.edu

Advisers work with students to match their interests with opportunities at the UW. UAA Advisers are generalists, and provide guidance concerning every UW major, as well as most UW policies, programs, and services. Students see advisers to help them clarify their academic, personal, and career goals. In addition, they can obtain pre-professional advising in a number of areas such as medicine and law.

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Women in Science and Engineering

For: Women of all ethnic backgrounds who are interested in science and engineering (S&E)

Study center, tutors, & 1-credit study class (ENGR 199D)

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