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.
UCF Campus Discussions on Current EventsOngoing
Given recent discussions on campuses across the country regarding racial discrimination on college campuses in the United States, as well as reaction to recent tragedies in places like Beirut and Paris, many UCF colleges and student groups are seeking to engage to dialogue and educational events
Please consider joining any of these conversations.
November 30 – A nationwide student protest, #ConcernedStudent2015, is tentatively scheduled for 11/30/15. The event is a show of solidarity for the University of Missouri.
TBD – NPHC will host a community conversation on race relations.
Spring 2016 – SDES, through the UCF Cares campaign, will host a series of student forums on a number of topics including, race, respect and responsibility.See Details
Commit To RespectGoing 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.See Details
Graduate Studies Speaker SeriesJanuary 21, 2016
Susan Hassol, Telling the Climate Change Story
January 21, 2016, time and location to be determined
Susan Joy Hassol is a climate change communicator, analyst, and author known for her ability to translate science, making complex environmental issues accessible to policymakers and the public for 25 years.See Details
ODI SPONSORED PROGRAMS
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion offers two mentoring programs which aid in the professional development of our faculty and staff, and the development and retention of our minority students.
Supports the retention and graduation of ethnic minority students in their sophomore through senior years.LEARN MORE
LEADERSHIP ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM
Provides participating members leadership development, and career enhancing opportunities.LEARN MORE
DIVERSITY TRAINING WORKSHOPS
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.Learn More
CONSULTATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
We do more than just in-house workshops, we can come to your classroom too.Learn More
We’re online too!
Use your UCF ID to log on and take the Performance Standards for UCF’s Cultural Competencies online modules.