Seal of Excelencia

The mission of the University of Utah’s division for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) is to serve as a catalyst and a national leader for equity-centered campus transformation by ensuring equity, diversity, and inclusion are a part of everyone’s work and by living the practices that allow all to thrive.

The University of Utah strives to achieve the Seal of Excelencia, as Excelencia in Education’s key areas align with EDI’s priority areas:

Excelencia in Education Key Areas
  • Enrollment
  • Retention
  • Transfer
  • Financial support
  • Representation
  • Degree completion
Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Priority Areas
  • Ensuring Belonging for All
  • Fostering an Inclusive Campus Climate
  • Amplifying Community Engagement
  • Securing Health Equity

The University of Utah has made significant advances in increasing the number of Latinx students enrolling at the university but continues to see areas of opportunities for engagement, retention, and graduation. The university remains committed to developing new ways to serve Latinx students with purpose, particularly in areas focused on increasing their sense of belonging and improving the University campus climate as a whole.

Please direct any questions to Tricia Sugiyama, director of EDI projects, at

Working Group Members

2022-2023 Meetings

  • July 6, 2022
  • August 17, 2022
  • September 21, 2022
  • October 19, 2022
  • November 16, 2022
  • January 18, 2023
  • February 15, 2023
  • March 15, 2023
  • April19, 2023
  • May 17, 2023