Mission and Services

The Student Diversity & Inclusion Services office exists to enhance the campus climate and holds deep commitment in developing and sustaining a diverse campus community in the broadest sense including differences in gender, race, ethnicity, generational history, culture, socioeconomic class, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, political perspectives, geographic origin, and physical ability, through programs and initiatives aimed at UST students.  Our work is based on four pillars:  education, leadership, advocacy, and community.

EDUCATION

LEADERSHIP

ADVOCACY

  • Hate Crimes and Bias-Motivated Incidents Policy
  • Staff members available to consult with any student regarding any concern
  • FLAG team (identifies students of concern; intervenes as necessary)
  • Assessment (we conduct a student of color experience survey every two years.

COMMUNITY

  • "The Gathering" held the first Friday of every semester
  • Support for student clubs/organizations who are organized around diversity and inclusion
  • Ally Awards to honor those whose actions support an inclusive, civil, and welcoming campus community
  • Annual services activities