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Graduate Excellence through Diversity

The Office of Graduate Student Equity & Excellence (GSEE) has been housed in the University of Washington’s Graduate School since 1970. We take pride in focusing on Black, Latinx, Native American and Pacific Islander* graduate students across all disciplines and campuses. 

GSEE provides leadership and advocacy to achieve equitable representation, access and success for Black, Latinx, Native American and Pacific Islander graduate students, while working to foster, expand and strengthen equitable and sustainable environments and practices that promote success in educating a diverse graduate student body.

Get Involved

While GSEE’s events and programming are primarily geared towards Black, Latinx, Native American and Pacific Islander graduate students, they are open to all University of Washington faculty and staff, especially those interested in supporting and increasing a racially diverse graduate student population.

Learn More about GSEE

Would you like to schedule time to speak with a GSEE staff member? Please fill out our online “connect with GSEE” form.

*Federally recognized underrepresented minority populations (Black/African American, American Indian/Alaska Native/Indigenous, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Latino/Hispanic). GSEE also serves Filipino and Southeast Asian student populations.