diversity includes all of us–all the time

The mission of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is to collaborate with the University of Central Florida community to advocate for and educate about the university’s goal of becoming more diverse and inclusive.

Our vision is to position UCF as a center of excellence that is nationally recognized as a higher education model for our diversity and inclusion practices, policies, and culture.

Upcoming Events


Living In Color- Black History Month

February 1, 2016- February 29, 2019

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The Multicultural Student Center is proud to announce the 2016 celebration of Black History Month at UCF. Join us for the Black History Month Opening Ceremony at noon on Monday, February 2, 2016, in the Student Union Key West Ballroom. Departments and registered student organizations throughout the university have an exciting and diverse lineup of programs to offer during February and all events are open to the UCF community of students, faculty and staff.

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Islamophobia on Campus

Febuary 17, 2016

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As part of a series of campus discussions about faith and non-faith perspectives, will show a webinar produced by Paperclip Communications. The webinar will be introduced by Dr. Ann Gleig, UCF Assistant Professor of Philosophy, and she will facilitate the post-webinar discussion. Intended participation outcomes include learning how to
• Create an inclusive environment for all Muslim students, faculty and administrators.
• Deal with incidents on campus swiftly and appropriately.
• Use practical strategies to help ensure the safety, security and wellbeing of all Muslim students, faculty and administrators.

Wednesday, February 17 – Teaching Academy Room 117 – 1:45 to 3:45 p.m. Free to UCF faculty, staff and students.

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Be You Storytelling Project

March 2, 2016

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The Encounter

January 11, 2016 - Februaury 18, 2016

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TUESDAY, February 16 6:00pm – 8:00pm

PERFORMANCE: “Their Eyes, Our Voices” Game Jam and Showcase

The UCF School of Visual Arts & Design and UCF Art Gallery will host “Their Eyes, Our Voices” Personal Game Jam and Showcase with a special performance by Dietrich Squinkifer, a writer, programmer, musician, and visual artist who creates games and playable experiences about gender identity and social situations.

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Commit To Respect

Going On Now

Have you take the pledge yet?

Take the pledge, commit to being respectful of everyone around you no matter what our differences may be, and if you participate today you enter for a chance to win an IPad in December. Click on the link to learn more about the RESPECT UCF Campaign, and to take the pledge.

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ODI SPONSORED PROGRAMS


RESPECTUCF

UCF is a community of students, faculty, and staff that seeks to respect each person and to create an inclusive campus, recognizing that diversity enriches our learning and professional experiences. Read more about the RespectUCF movement.

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LEGACY PROGRAM

Supports the retention and graduation of ethnic minority students in their sophomore through senior years.

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LEADERSHIP ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM

Provides participating members leadership development, and career enhancing opportunities.

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DIVERSITY TRAINING WORKSHOPS


TRAINING COURSES

UCF Diversity Training offers a variety of workshops covering diversity topics across multiple disciplines. In addition, you can earn a Diversity Continuum of Education Certificate.

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CONSULTATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

We do more than just in-house workshops, we can come to your classroom too.

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ONLINE WORKSHOPS

We’re online too!
Use your UCF ID to log on and take the Performance Standards for UCF’s Cultural Competencies online modules.

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