Undergraduate Housing Welcome Guide - Page 8

Diversity in the halls You have decided to join a new community, one that very much values the diversity of its members. With more than 7,500 students, the on-campus residential community boasts an array of values, beliefs, perspectives and abilities. This rich diversity is one of the reasons living in residence is such a valuable and worthwhile experience! HFS strives to create an environment of mutual respect. In addition to offering many programs and services that support this goal, HFS works collaboratively with numerous offices on campus to advise and support our work and our students, including the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity, the Ethnic Cultural Center/Theatre, the UW Women’s Center, Hillel at the UW, the Office of International Education, the Q Center, the Foundation for International Understanding Through Students, and Disability Resources for Students. Whether it is through our collaboration with other offices, special event programming in the residential communities or a social on your floor, HFS