Please note: Until further notice, all OSS student advising and other meetings will be held online -- review this information about how to connect with advisers. Advisers will offer virtual drop-in hours and extended appointment availability in order to connect by phone or Zoom. Students and faculty can also reach advisers and other OSS staff directly via email and they will reply as soon as possible.
The Office of Student Services is here to help you throughout your studies in the College of Education. From navigating the application process to academic advising to connecting you with other UW services, we are ready to support your success.
Our office is located in 206 Miller Hall. We are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call (206-543-7834) or email us to let us know how we can help.
Our staff provides support with a range of issues and questions, including (but not limited to) those listed below. Please contact us for assistance!
Degree completion steps, deadlines and requirements
Forms for UW, College of Education and Graduate School processes and procedures
Graduation final steps, deadlines and logistics
Maintaining student records
Petition information and processes
Professional and career development
Providing a safe space for students to share concerns
Referrals to other College and UW resources/offices
Resolving unique or difficult situations
Formal academic advising for undergraduate majors
Transferring coursework from other colleges and universities
UW general education requirements
- Faculty advisors and committees
- Funding questions (e.g. College scholarships and RA/TA positions)
- Master’s degree exam registration and general information
- On-leave status questions and forms
- Transferring or applying previous coursework
Mission and Vision
The Office of Student Services supports prospective and current students to accomplish their academic and professional goals.
Our commitment is to:
- Foster an inclusive educational community
- Promote learning within and beyond the classroom
- Challenge personal, institutional, and systemic barriers
- Build on the strengths of our students, communities, and programs
We will be a leader in advocating with and for students as they achieve their educational goals. Our graduates will create and promote justice and equity in communities and educational systems.