Student Life & Diversity



The Office of Student Life promotes and aids in creating a campus climate and culture that respects and celebrates diversity. We are committed to creating educational programs/events that promote awareness and understanding of diversity, social justice, gender equity, historically underrepresented communities, multiculturalism, and much more.  Contact diversity@uwb.edu for more information.

Diversity Programs

  • Clubs
  • Diversity Dine & Dialogue Series
  • Diversity Council
  • Diversity Programmers
  • Large Diversity Events and Student Trainings
  • IDEA Project (Identity, Dialogue, Expression, Action)
  • Intercultural Leadership Alliance (ILA)
  • International Student Facilitators (ISF)
  • Reflection Room

Clubs:  Student Life oversees all of the campus diversity student organizations.  The office provides guidance and resources for groups to be successful.

Dine & Dialogue SeriesThe Discussions on Diversity program provides students and the campus an opportunity to engage in discussion on a variety of topics with guest presenters.  Students learn more about people from different backgrounds and experiences and have an open discussion in addition to having their questions answered. Check out our recent online flyer here.

Diversity Council:  The Diversity Council is an advisory body established to coordinate and guide ongoing progress in fulfilling the commitment to diversity outlined in the mission statement and identified as a priority through UW Bothell's strategic planning processes.

Diversity Programmers:  Diversity programmers educate the campus on differences and similarities between groups and individuals while promoting a welcoming environment.  They encourage students to promote acceptance and inclusiveness in their daily lives while becoming global citizens.

Large Diversity Events and Student Trainings:  Student Life hosts a number of large events and trainings during the year.  Programs include ally training, diversity training, Intercultural Night, Bollywood Night, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, and Lunar New Year, among others.

IDEA (Identity, Dialogue, Expression, Action) Project: IDEA Project is a site (UW1 Room 161) for expression, deliberation, strategic planning, action, and reflection. IDEA Project draws on the many experiences and talents of UWB’s diverse student population to design and implement events, projects, programs, and collaborative initiatives that address issues of student concern. Diversity is understood across all pathways of difference. This project is a collaboration between Student Life and Community Based Learning and Research. Contact Leah Shelton for more information lshelton@uwb.edu.

Intercultural Leadership Alliance (ILA) - The Intercultural Leadership Alliance (ILA) educates students, faculty and staff about creating a universally inclusive campus by creating an environment that supports the well-being of all identities, all backgrounds, and all experiences and where everyone’s opinions are heard, valued, and affirmed.

International Student Facilitators (ISF) - International Student Facilitators (ISF) are current international and domestic students here to introduce international/domestic students to student life at UW Bothell.

Reflection Room:  The Reflection Room offers students a place to relax and engage in the five areas of wellness: intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social and physical.  Located in UW1-380.


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Diversity Programmers



Diversity Events

May 10
Social Justice Training

Other Annual Programs:

César Chávez Day

Intercultural Night

Lunar New Year

MLK Day of Service




Andrea Ramirez

Office of Student Life