Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment

Our large, diverse Husky family has a place for you. The MOR team is here to be your partner and champion throughout the application process and beyond – with advising, events, resources and more.

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Upcoming Events & Programs

Whether you’ve just started thinking about college or are ready to apply, our events are designed to support you on your journey to the UW.




Shades of Purple

Join us for Shades of Purple, a one-day student conference for underrepresented minority high school seniors (Class of 2025) in Washington who are interested in applying to the University of Washington as freshmen.

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Accept your Offer!

The deadline to accept your offer has been extended to June 1.


Ammara Touch

“I was nervous knowing that many colleges are predominantly white institutions and feeling like I didn’t belong. The comfort came from recognizing I wouldn’t be alone, that there are programs like the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity to support first-generation, underrepresented students.”.

Ammara Touch, ‘21Kent, WA
Biology and American ethnic studies

Your Journey to the UW

Preparing for college can feel overwhelming. Our MOR team aims to make it easier, by providing a clear list of steps to take, course requirements to meet, and events to attend as you prepare for and apply to the UW.

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Find Your Community

Through our American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Southeast Asian affinity groups, we offer events, connect you to admissions counselors, and introduce you to UW programs that exist to support you.


About MOR

MOR is a college outreach and recruitment resource for historically underrepresented students. Our events and programs help students get to know the UW, prepare for and apply to college, and have a friendly, knowledgeable staff who are ready to answer their questions.

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Not sure where to start?

Fill out our contact form to join our student mailing list and our team will reach out to you. Or, visit our team page to make an appointment with an admissions counselor.

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