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Explore Diversity

At the IJ, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse identities, experiences, and perspectives, strive to create accessible, welcoming, and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity, and justice for all.

Q Center

Q Center facilitates and enhances a brave, affirming, liberatory, and celebratory environment for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all sexual and gender orientations, identities, and expressions at the UW.

Equity Focus

Students, faculty and staff across our three campuses are working hard to advance the values of diversity, equity and inclusion at the UW. This site features some of the stories about our community members who are making a difference.

Diversity Blueprint

The Blueprint presents the framework that guides the IJ towards its goals of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. The academic and administrative units are expected to align their DEI plans with the Blueprint.


Headshot of Rickey Hall for Diversity Homepage

Rickey Hall is the vice president for Minority Affairs & Diversity and university diversity officer at the IJ.

Diversity Leadership



Access diversity resources for alumni, administrators, students, faculty, and staff.

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Learning about difference

The study of diversity fosters an understanding of cultural traditions, histories and influences.

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Making change, transforming lives

Students, faculty and staff strive to improve the well-being of our communities.

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World changing research

Through research, UW faculty demonstrates that diversity leads to innovation and innovation leads to discovery.

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Diversity at UW Bothell


Explore diversity resources specific to the UW Bothell campus.

Diversity at UW Tacoma


Explore diversity resources specific to the UW Tacoma campus.


Access information on the rescission of the DACA program.