Office for Access, Equity, & Achievement

Learn more about the Office for Access, Equity, & Achievement

In the spirit of Washington State University's land-grant focus to provide access to higher education for all our state’s citizens, WSU’s Office for Access, Equity & Achievement proudly hosts several outreach and comprehensive support services programs to assist first-generation, low-income or otherwise underrepresented students in higher education, including students with disabilities and undocumented family backgrounds. Learn more about the Office for Access, Equity & Achievement here. 

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Overview of our Programs

Staff in the Office for Access, Equity & Achievement are here to help improve the transition, persistence, and graduation outcomes in a dynamic environment for a diverse student population by providing academic support and creating a caring and engaged community. Programs in the Office for Access, Equity & Achievement represent a coordinated, diversified and comprehensive set of student services including peer and faculty mentoring, free tutoring, career and financial aid guidance, and evidence-based, culturally-sensitive best practices that can both assist and inspire capable students, no matter what their background. Click here to learn more about our programs.

Access & Opportunity Forum

The Access & Opportunity Forum is an opportunity to bring Access, Equity & Achievement programs and partners together to design institutional strategies, foster efficiencies, and develop collaborations to more effectively serve first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students in the Washington State University system.

To learn more about this upcoming training opportunity, please click here

Access, Equity, & Achievement Staff Meeting