Graduate Student Resources
can be a wonderful yet daunting place to find new tips and resources,
especially when you're checking out a new place or area. The goal of
this page? -To make your life easier!
If you begin to feel overwhelmed in your
classes or want to improve your writing/research/software/analysis skills, check out
some of the FREE
services for grad students offered by these centers:
The Graduate School
G-1 Communications Building
Seattle, Washington 98195-3770
Cultural Resource Guide
Trying to find a place to live with the
kiddos? Don't know where to look for childcare? Check out these
resources to ease the search and to see what's available for kids and
families on campus.
Are you looking for a roommate or a place to
live? Not a fan of Craigslist searches? Don't worry, you
Identity & Culture
We have some great campus-wide support for
graduate students of color and their intersectional identities and research
Race and Equity
Initiative was launched by President Ana Mari Cauce
(former GO-MAP advisory board member). Check out
Diversity at the University
of Washington and the wonderful services and events happening around
Being a graduate student can be tough!
It can take a serious toll on your physical and mental health.
Luckily, there are resources that can help you reenergize and provide
uplifting support in a variety of ways.
Do we have a GO-MAP fave in the
you ask? Of course we do! Connect with
Charisse Williams. She's our go-to guru for graduate student
support. As a woman of color who also went through the trials and
tribulations of graduate school, Charisse gets it.
Did you know students get 10 free sessions at the Counseling Center?
That's a big money saver!
Sometimes we just need to let out some
stress by doing something active. Add a little social fun to a
workout with a
free class or by
rec team at the IMA
You can't get through grad school alone.
trust us on this.
The earlier you build your mentor team to help you get through the ups and
downs of grad school, the better. Peers, staff and faculty are all
fair game! Our advice? Have a mentor in each of the following
Academic - class/research support
Career - networks/ professional support
Psychosocial - cheerleader/emotional support
Values - worldview/political support.
You're in luck! The Graduate School has
plenty of resources in this area. Besides attending the
GO-MAP Power Hours,
there are many opportunities to build skills and networks for that dream job
after grad school.
It can be tough to navigate a new city like
Seattle, especially if you're coming from a rural part of the state or
country. Metro makes
getting around the city easy-peasy.
OneBusAway app lets you know when your bus is coming, if it's
running late, and the route it takes to get to and from your location.
Oh, and did we mention it was created by UW grad students?
helps you plan your trips throughout the Puget Sound region. You
can use the mobile app or desktop version. Type in where you're trying to go and just like magic,
you'll know where and
when to catch the bus.
Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP)
G-1 Communications, Suite 034 | Box 353770 | Seattle, Washington 98195
Phone: 206.543.9016 | Email: gomap at u.washington.edu