Día de los Muertos is not a “Mexican Halloween” – copy

November 9, 2018 Featured StoryUncategorized

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a cultural celebration that in recent years has gained popularity in the United States. Bright and festively adorned plastic skulls can be found everywhere from Walmart to Trader Joe’s, while “sugar skull” costumes abound during the month of October. Despite the growing popularity of the […]

Ribbon Cutting & Open House

August 21, 2018 Uncategorized

The School for Cultural and Social Transformation has moved into the new Carolyn and Kem Gardner Commons Building! Come check out their new space, mingle with staff and faculty, and enjoy some light snacks!

Welcome Back Bash

August 17, 2018 Uncategorized

Come celebrate the start of another school year with the American Indian Resource Center (AIRC), Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA), LGBT Resource Center, and School for Cultural and Social Transformation!

Executive Director Interviews

June 30, 2018 Uncategorized

As students requested this position, we want to give you all the opportunity to see the candidates we are considering. The public interviews will be on the following days & times: Elijah Thorn: Tuesday July 10th Shellie Enscoe: Thursday, July 12th Tawanda Owens: Friday, July 13th Presentations will start at 10:30-11:00am followed by a Q&A […]

New Student Programs

May 1, 2018 Uncategorized

We have two new student programs starting in Fall 2018! Check out the Second Year Experience and Famtorship for Social Justice programs and apply today!

Tampon Allies

February 8, 2018 Uncategorized

There’s a new People and Places: Social Justice at the U post!Learn about Tampon Allies, an organization that helps provide free period products on campus. Read Tampons are not a Luxury.Period.

The ONYX Newsletter

September 19, 2017 Uncategorized

Subscribe to the ONYX, The Black Campus Newsletter, by our friends at the African American Doctoral Scholar Program.

We Support You

February 24, 2017 Uncategorized

A statement of support for our transgender campus community from OED, the LGBT Resource Center, and Student Affairs.

Black History Month

January 31, 2017 Uncategorized

February is Black History Month! Learn about the various events happening on and off campus!

Watch the MLK Keynote Address!

January 3, 2017 Uncategorized

Ta-Nehisi Coates gave a powerful keynote address, and you can watch it here for the rest of today!

Donate Now

December 2, 2016 Uncategorized

Give to the Diversity Student Emergency Fund to help students through unexpected emergencies. Learn more…


October 3, 2016 Uncategorized

Ta-Nehisi Coates will be the keynote speaker for MLK 2017!We are currently working on streaming options for this event!

Center for Ethnic Student Affairs Newsletter

September 8, 2016 Uncategorized

Subscribe to receive a weekly dose of upcoming events, opportunities, scholarships and announcements!

LQQKing for Models

August 31, 2016 Uncategorized

No performance or modeling experience needed! Sky Cubacub’s Rebirth Garments will be having a fashion performance on October 6th at 6 PM. Learn more…

In Response to the Orlando Tragedy

June 13, 2016 Uncategorized

The Office for Equity and Diversity at the U joins the Orlando, FL community and the nation in grieving the horrific massacre that took place early Sunday morning. Read more…

Diversity Graduation Celebration

April 22, 2016 Uncategorized

Join the Office for Student Equity and Diversity, on April 27 at 7:00 PM, in celebrating this year’s graduates!Learn more about the Diversity Graduation Celebration!

13 Immediate Responses

April 18, 2016 Uncategorized

Learn more about the new initiatives in response to the “Open Dialogue on Racial Climate”, which took place November 20, 2015.

46th Annual Powwow

March 24, 2016 Uncategorized

The University of Utah’s 46th Annual Powwow is April 6 & 7! While the Powwow is free and open to the public, organizers encourage attendees to be mindful, respectful and adhere to proper powwow etiquette.

Women’s Week

March 14, 2016 Uncategorized

Women’s Week is March 5-9! Check out all the awesome events that will be happening on campus!

“A Ballerina’s Tale”

February 24, 2016 Uncategorized

February is Black History Month Check out the documentary film, “A Ballerina’s Tale”, about Misty Copeland’s journey of becoming the first African American principal ballerina at American Ballet Theatre.


February 1, 2016 Uncategorized

The Youth Leadership Award Selection Committee is counting on you to identify & nominate students (grade 7 -12) who demonstrate dedication to the beliefs of MLK in their communities and daily activities.Please make your submissions before December 21, 2017!

Martin Luther King, Jr. Week

January 13, 2016 Uncategorized

MLK Week 2018 is Jan 13 – 18! Check out all the awesome events that will be happening on campus!

Shalom Salaam Tikkun-Olam Project

January 4, 2016 Uncategorized

Meaning peace in both Hebrew and Arabic, this project gives out food, hygiene items, clothes and gift cards to refugee populations from local schools. Donate today!​

Pizza with a Purpose

November 17, 2015 Uncategorized

There’s no tastier way to promote a good cause! At California Pizza Kitchen 10% of all gift card purchases through THIS LINK will go to our initiative of continuing to create a safe and welcoming campus climate for underrepresented students.

U Remembers the Holocaust

October 26, 2015 Uncategorized

Dr. Jud Newborn, our U Remembers keynote, will be speaking on October 24!

Pride Week at the U

September 30, 2015 Uncategorized

Pride Week at the U is Oct 1-6! Check out all the awesome events that will be happening on and off campus!

Check out our events!

June 5, 2015 Uncategorized

Our office sponsors a ton of events related to diversity, and we help promote even more! If you prefer, we even have a calendar version you can look through instead!