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Campus Diversity Resources

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Information & Opportunities

Inclusive Campus Support

As part of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE), Inclusive Campus Support provides an online anonymous mechanism for university community members to share their campus climate experiences that are helpful and/or concerning. Learn more.

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE)

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement works with a broad range of student, faculty, staff, and community constituents to help The University of Texas at Austin connect its intellectual resources to communities across Texas and offer education to those who may face the greatest challenges in accessing it. Learn more.

Faculty | Council for Racial and Ethnic Equity and Diversity (CREED)

CREED began work in the fall of 2015 to fulfill its mission to advise the provost on best practices in recruiting, retaining, and advancing faculty members who are racially, ethnically, gender, or in other ways diverse. CREED also works in collaboration with colleges and departments to develop initiatives and programs to improve the campus climate for diverse faculty. Learn more.

Graduate Students | Diversity Fellowships

Diversity fellowships help recruit a diverse graduate student body at The University of Texas at Austin. Consistent with the criteria set forth in the Graduate School’s admission policy, selection for these fellowships will be based on a holistic review of the student’s application file. Learn more.

Faculty, Staff, & Students | Affinity Groups

Throughout campus, there are several organizations that promote diversity. This list, by no means all-inclusive, has been curated by the College of Liberal Arts, and includes faculty and staff associations, and student organizations. Learn more.

Sexual Misconduct and Title IX Resources

The Title IX Office seeks to provide leadership pertaining to the Title IX regulations, state laws, and University policies, as well as develop and implement best practices for prevention, training, resources, and support services at The University of Texas at Austin. Learn more.

Indigenous Land Acknowledgement

Read the UT Land Acknowledgements from The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement and from The University of Texas Libraries Diversity Action Committee.

Centers, Services, & Offices

Office for Inclusion and Equity (OIE)

The Office for Inclusion and Equity is available to discuss student concerns related to cases of possible discrimination, harassment, retaliation, consensual relations, and sexual misconduct/contact against a faculty, staff member, visitor, or contractor. Learn more.

Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD)

SSD ensures students with disabilities have equal access to their academic experiences at the University of Texas at Austin by determining eligibility and approving reasonable accommodations. We also engage in outreach across campus in order to make campus a more inclusive, accessible, and welcoming environment for people with disabilities. Learn more.

Multicultural Engagement Center (MEC)

For 25 years, the Multicultural Engagement Center has developed student leaders and offered a home away from home for students of color. Learn more.

Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC)

The mission of the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) is to provide opportunities for all members of the UT Austin community to explore, organize, and promote learning around issues of gender and sexuality. The center also facilitates a greater responsiveness to the needs of women and the LGBTQIA+ communities through education, outreach, and advocacy. Learn more.

Latinx Community Affairs (LCA)

LCA serves to unite and empower Latino students and student organizations at the University of Texas at Austin through communication, leadership, social action, and education for the advancement of the Latina/o community. Learn more.

Texas Global

Texas Global advances UT Austin’s academic mission by leading, supporting, and coordinating the university’s international engagement efforts, fostering strategic partnerships on campus and abroad, welcoming a cadre of impressive international students and scholars to campus, and creating opportunities for students and faculty to engage with peers and institutions around the world. Learn more.

Resources Beyond UT

American Political Science Association Resources

The APSA strategic plan states that one of APSA’s overarching goals is to promote and encourage diversity and inclusion in the profession and to identify and aid students and faculty from under-represented backgrounds in the political science discipline. Learn more from this list of APSA resources for advancing and promoting diversity and inclusion within the discipline.

If you are aware of other resources you'd like to share here with the Department of Government community, please email Sarah Eliason.

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