Join the Dream Project: EDUC 260 & EDUC 369

Join the Dream Project – Be a mentor and earn 2 credits!

The Dream Project is a student-led organization with over 350 mentors that support high school students in low-income areas around King County on applying to college and other post-secondary planning.

The Details

  • Mentor students on the crazy process that is college admissions & beyond!

  • You can take it for 2 credits or volunteer. For credit, register for EDUC 260 and EDUC 369 on your UW registration. To volunteer without earning credit, sign up at

  • Lecture (EDUC 260) is on Mondays from 3:30-4:20 or 5:30-6:20, and covers important content related to the college application process, mentorship strategies, and social justice. Counts for I&S credit.

  • High School visits (EDUC 369) take place throughout the week at various times. There is also a high school breakout on Mondays 4:30-5:20pm

  • Transportation to the 14 different partner schools around the area is PROVIDED!

  • Meet awesome undergrads, find leadership opportunities, and make new friends!

  • Average commitment of 4-6 hours per week.

  • Schools that especially need more mentors include Kent-Meridian (EDUC 369 Q), Renton (EDUC 369 F) and Federal Way (EDUC 369 L).

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