The following list of resources provide academic support, community building and connections for faculty and staff across the College and the UW.


  • Accessible Technology Services
    Collaborates with faculty and staff to ensure the availability of assistive technology, consult on the development of accessible web site, software and learning spaces; and promote the use of accessible technology tools and practices in teaching, learning and research.
  • Advance
    Offers a variety of leadership and professional development workshops and events to address equity promotion, strategic planning and best practices in academia.
  • Disability services
    Provides leadership to the university community in achieving employment, educational, programmatic and physical access for individuals with disabilities.
  • Diversity council
    Serves as the primary advisory committee to the UW President on matters of diversity and equity at all three UW campuses.
  • Faculty & staff affinity groups
    Build community and foster connections between diverse UW faculty and staff members.
  • Faculty Council on Gender, Equity and Justice
    Holds responsibility for all matters of policy relating to the interests of gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
  • Faculty Council on Race, Equity and Justice
    Holds responsibility for all matters of policy relating to the interests of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) faculty.
  • Handbook of Best Practices for Faculty Searches
    Provides best practices for hiring and retaining a diverse and inclusive faculty across the three campuses.
  • Network of Underrepresented Residents and Fellows (UWNURF)
    Promotes cultural diversity in UW Medicine through community involvement, mentorship, professional networking and recruitment of underrepresented minorities.
  • Office for Faculty Advancement
    Ensures that the UW recruits, promotes and retains an excellent and diverse faculty.
  • Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture
    Acknowledges the work of distinguished faculty by spotlighting nationally recognized research focusing on diversity and social justice.
  • Staff Diversity Hiring Toolkit
    Provides best practices to increase outreach efforts and build an inclusive applicant pool for staff positions at the UW.