The Department of Student Services supports the mission of the University of Washington Tacoma and the Division of Student Affairs. The Department of Student Services is comprised of five functional areas:, Career Development, Childcare Assistance, and New Student Programs.
The Department of Student Services will promote programs and services that enhance student success while fostering a culture of personal accountability and growth.
The Department of Student Services will consistently provide innovative programs, services, and resources for the UW Tacoma community.
To effectively fulfill its mission and vision, and accomplish its goals, the Department of Student Services is guided by the following functional values:
- Career Development: Guide students and alumni as they explore and evaluate their career and academic goals while facilitating connections with viable employers.
- Childcare Assistance: Provide support to students with financial need to subsidize childcare expenses which allows for greater diversity in the student population.
- New Student Programs: Assist students with a successful academic and social transition into the UW Tacoma community and engage parents and families as they support their students' experience.