Emerging Student Leadership Program
ESLP has been providing an opportunity for LGBTQIA+ students to explore and develop their identities as leaders.
Famtorship for Social Justice
The Famtorship for Social Justice Program is designed to connect undergraduate students with like-minded people that will help them achieve their academic and career goals.
Second Year Experience
The Second Year Experience Program supports students by reflecting on their first-year experience and conducting a deeper self-exploration of their identity, values, and life goals.
BCC Ambassador Program
The Ambassador Program serves to nurture future leaders and empower effective problem-solving skills at the University of Utah.
George Floyd Memorial Fund
The George Floyd Memorial Fund was established in response to a national call for action after the death of George Floyd.
Utah Women in Higher Education Network
The U of U chapter of Utah Women in Higher Education Network’s focus is on advancing women’s careers, community, and leadership.
Edie Kochenour Memorial Event
This annual networking event and presentation of interest to women commemorates the achievements of Edie Kochenour.
Linda K. Amos Award
This award recognizes a female staff/faculty member who has selflessly given time and energy to improve the educational and/or working environment for women at the U.
Friday Forums is a commitment to the state and region in elevating national conversations and showcasing models of disrupting complicit racism.
Truth & Racial Healing Transformation Center
Following guidance from AAC&U, the U is developing groundwork for this new campus center.
Reframing the Conversation
Reframing the Conversation brings together experts from across campus and the community to spark important conversations around racism, othering, and safety.
We acknowledge that this land is the original homelands of the Paiute, Ute, Goshute and Shoshone peoples.
The Dream Center at the University of Utah Office of Engagement works holistically with undocumented students and their families from college access to graduation.
Chosen Names and Personal Pronouns
All staff and faculty are asked to refer to students by their “preferred” name and personal pronouns.
Trans Health on Campus
Beginning August 2016, the University of Utah has transgender-inclusive health insurance for students, staff, and faculty.
This inventory of campus restrooms is provided to ensure greater safety and privacy for transgender, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming people when using a public restroom.
Chosen Names on U Card
All students, staff, and faculty may have their chosen name on their U Card.
School for Cultural and Social Transformation
The School will make the intersection of race, gender, and social justice its focus — the first of its kind in the Intermountain West.
$1 Million Endowment for American Indian Scholarship
With donor support, we have established new scholarship funding for Native American students.
Diversity Scholars into Honors College
CESA and Honors College are partnering to increase participation of underrepresented students in the Honors program.
Diversity Coalition Group
The Diversity Coalition Group, which includes representatives from all major diversity groups on campus, is meeting on a regular basis.
This site will help maintain vigilance and accountability as our efforts continue in the months and years ahead.
Student Diversity Council
The Student Diversity Council is comprised of representatives from each of our diverse student groups on campus.
Responding to Microaggressions
We have increased staff resources in the Office for Inclusive Excellence.
Mentoring for Faculty and Staff
We have fostered a new faculty mentoring project, currently underway in the College of Humanities as a pilot effort.
Diverse Staff Hiring
This has been in the talking phase since the summer of 2015. The head of HR is on board to help develop.
Faculty Hiring Initiative
In the fall of 2016 we were joined by 19 new faculty members and post-doctoral fellows from underrepresented backgrounds.
Money for Diverse Student Groups
We have identified additional financial support for student equity and diversity groups in support of high school conferences and travel funding to enhance student development.
New Diverse Student Space in the Union
The Center for Ethnic Student Affairs has been given expanded space for students to gather and study in the Union.
Diversity Education for Faculty and Staff
A campus-wide committee is working to develop diversity education for faculty and staff.
Student Leadership Award
This award is designed to provide a unique leadership stipend for student leaders who are involved in building community and cultivating leadership through high school outreach.
American Indian Scholarship Program
The American Indian Resource Center is proud to present its first American Indian, non-major specific scholarship at the U.
The State of Utah Black Affairs Summit
The purpose of the Summit is to connect, enrich, and empower the Black population from across the state of the Utah.
African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative
The Initiative provides a scholarly community and educational services for African American doctoral students at the U.
American Indian Educational Embassadors
These embassadors will be traveling to various schools to advocate and encourage high school completion and higher education.
LORDE Scholars Program
The Leaders of Resilience, Diversity, and Excellence (LORDE) Scholars program is a retention initiative that provides students from underrepresented backgrounds.
Chicana/o Scholarship Fund
Committed to students who promote the cultural pride and tradition of the Chicanx/Latinx community, the Fund recognizes and assists students in their education endeavors.
First Year Diversity Scholars is a First-Year Seminar that has achieved outstanding academic accomplishments and retention rates.
Tuesday Night Soup and Tutoring
Students are provided soup and free tutoring in a comfortable, home-like atmosphere.
LEAP Learning Communities
LEAP is a two-semester seminar that enables new students to transition more confidently to college and to play an active role in their own education.
Health EDI Funding Opportunities
The funding is available for those who want to promote health equity and inclusion and/or address health equity/health disparities.
Community Read is a monthly reading & journaling group focused on health equity and inclusion.
This lecture series explores Native Americans’ history of and relationships with health, well-being, and health care.
A series of panels featuring scholars, practitioners, and clinicians who reflect on what they’ve gained from the conferences they have attended.
Patient Voice Series
The monthly series showcases patient voices from various communities and their thoughts on how to improve health care quality.