So, you’re a motivated student with strong grades, passion and great ambition. Excellent! Here you'll find a list of on-campus resources that can help you make the most of your UW Tacoma experience.
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Challenge Yourself Academically
- The Global Honors Program is the University of Washington Tacoma's interdisciplinary honors program, adding distinction to the bachelor's degree. It offers a global curriculum, a stimulating learning environment, and an active community of high-achieving students. Through rigorous core seminars, immersive study abroad opportunities, and extra-curricular events, honors scholars embark on enriching pathways to community leadership and global citizenship.
- Talk to faculty in your discipline about how to get started on research, scholarly work, or creative projects outside the classroom. Start on your department’s website
- Get involved in an Honor Society:
Explore Career Options
Our Career Development Office can assist you in planning for your successful professional growth beyond UW Tacoma.
Get Involved on Campus or in the Community
- For a list of student organizations on campus, visit the DawgDen (our student organizations directory).
- If you’re curious about student government, check out the Associated Students of the University of Washington Tacoma (ASUWT for short).
- Our Center for Service & Leadership provides resources for community engagement and offers leadership training for students.
Find a Mentor
The Office of Equity & Inclusion offers the hugely popular Student Success Mentoring Program (SSMP). Apply, and you’ll be paired with a terrific faculty or staff member on campus.
And remember to forge relationships with faculty on your own!
Learn About Competitive Fellowships
The Office of Student Fellowships & Awards is here to support engaged students like you in their applications to nationally competitive fellowships as well as some UW-wide opportunities. Not sure what a fellowship is? Find out on their website or better still, attend one of the upcoming info sessions.
Want to spend some time in a place outside the U.S.? Contact the Office of International Programs for a variety of study abroad opportunities.
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