Central Support Offices
Central Support Offices
- Overall UW Organization
- UW Educational Outreach
UWEO provides broad access to and expands the high-quality educational programs of the University of Washington by serving the needs of diverse, global communities of learners through innovative, self-sustaining programs.
- Attorney General's Office:
This division of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office provides legal services to the University of Washington. The University has campuses in Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma, enrolls over 45,000 students, employs over 28,000 individuals, and operates three medical centers. The division provides a broad spectrum of legal advice and representation in a variety of areas, including employment law, labor relations, student affairs, real estate, business law, intercollegiate athletics, public finance, bonds, intellectual property, tax, benefits, constitutional law, gifts and trusts, and health care law.
- Center for Commercialization:
The Center for Commercialization's mission is to make the University of Washington the best place in the world to do research by providing unparalleled commercialization support to our entrepreneurial researchers.They can (1) Connect you to local entrepreneurs (2) Protect your innovations (3) Introduce your research to industry (4) Assess the opportunity for your innovation and (5) start a business based on your research.
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- Human Resources:
Employment, Benefits & Work/Life, Professional & Organizational Development, Compensation, Labor Relations, Policies & Procedures
- Capital Projects Office
Administrative Services, Business Services Group, Major Projects Group, Strategic Programs, Safety, Special Projects Group
- Facilities Services
Building Services, Campus Engineering & Operations, Emergency Management, Finance & Administration, Maintenance & Alterations, Organization Resources & Relations, Transportation Services
- Financial Management
Cost Accounting & Analysis, Creative Communications, Equipment Inventory, Financial Accounting, Global Support Project, Grant and Contract Accounting, Management Accounting and Analysis, Payroll, Procurement Services, Records Management, Research and Student Fiscal Services, Student Fiscal Services, Tax, Travel
The Treasury Office is responsible for the investment and administration of the University of Washington’s assets including the Consolidated Endowment Fund, Invested Funds (operating funds), life income and non-consolidated endowed gifts. The Treasury Office assists in issuing debt financings to fund certain capital projects and to acquire real and personal property. In addition, the Treasury Office facilitates the processing of security gifts.Asset Liability Management, Investments, Risk Management, Decision Support Center
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- Internal Audit
We are committed to improving the University by maintaining a balance between scheduled audits, investigations, special projects, external audit liaison, and training services. Our services focus on financial, operational, and compliance related controls that help ensure the excellence and integrity of the University’s ongoing operations.
- Student Life
Student Life provides non-academic services, support resources and opportunities for UW students. The 850 full-time and part-time staff, the 1,350 student staff and the 17 units within Student Life are committed to ensuring the success of our students – personally and academically – from the instant they think about applying for admission to the time they walk across the stage at Commencement – and every moment in between and beyond.
- UW IT
UW Information Technology (UW-IT) partners with the UW community to support innovation, discovery, and outreach. UW-IT is responsible for strategic oversight, planning and direction of the University’s IT infrastructure, resources and services, including:
- Working with academic, clinical, and administrative units to evaluate IT requirements, capabilities, and requests
- Managing UW central IT infrastructure and services, including information management, data centers, network systems, telecommunications, technology management, technology strategy, and office of the chief information security officer
- Working with the President, Provost, and appropriate governance committees to determine IT strategies, policies, priorities and resource allocations throughout the institution
- Representing the institution’s IT interests at the state, national, and international levels
- Minority Affairs
The mission of the Office of Minority of Affairs and Diversity is to ensure the access and academic success of a diverse student population through the advancement of knowledge, academic excellence, deiversity and the promotion of values, principles and a climate that enriches the campus experience for all.
- University Advancement
- External Affairs
The units include the offices responsible for government relations at the federal, state and regional levels; media relations and communications; marketing; trademarks and licensing; and UWTV.
- Office of Planning and Budgeting
The Office of Planning and Budgeting (OPB) reports to the Provost and provides analysis and information services to enhance university-wide planning and policy formation. The OPB is also responsible for planning and allocation of financial and physical resources to help the University fulfill its mission.
- Office of Research
- Global Affairs
- Safe Campus
Provides information on counseling and safety resources, university policies and violence reporting requirements that help us maintain a safe personal, work and learning environment.
A comprehensive faculty and staff assistance program that provides professional support for issues that can affect your personal and work life.