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University of Washington - 2016

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Engineering Information

Support Programs

College's Under-Represented Student Groups

National Groups

  • African Students Association
  • American Indian Science and Engineering
  • Asian Engineering Student Association
  • Diversity Programs
  • Minority Engineering Program
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers

Other Student Support Programs

Washington State Academic RedShirt (STARS) Program: The STARS program provides highly motivated students from low-resource backgrounds with a specialized first-year curriculum designed to build learning skills and academic preparation.

Minority Scholars Engineering Program (MSEP): While open to all students, the MSEP is designed to provide comprehensive support for undergraduate students from African American, Latino and Native American communities who are pursuing degrees in engineering.

Women in Science and Engineering Program (WiSE): While open to all students, the WiSE program is designed to increase the recruitment and retention of women of all ethnic backgrounds and to create an academic and social climate at the UW which is conducive to both men and women in engineering majors at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Engineering Academic Center: Sponsored by the MSEP and WiSE programs, the Academic Center fosters an environment where students work collaboratively on their math, science, and engineering coursework.

Emerging Leaders in Engineering (ELE) Program: ELE identifies potential leaders, develops their awareness for societal challenges and provides resources for discovering how engineering can address those challenges.

ADVANCE and the Center for Institutional Change: ADVANCE seeks to increase the participation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers.

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking & Technology (DO-IT): DO-IT serves to increase the successful participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging careers, such as science, engineering, mathematics and technology.