The Office of Diversity & Inclusion serves the University of Maryland by providing leadership and expertise that enriches the experiences of individuals and builds stronger communities. ODI supports the efforts of campus units to achieve their diversity and inclusion goals.
Bias Incident Support Services
Bias Incident Support Services responds to hate-bias incidents; it also educates and reports to the campus about those incidents while providing support, guidance, expertise, and advocacy to community members.Learn More →
Diversity Training & Education
DTE provides campus-wide and unit-specific opportunities for diversity training, education, programming, and engagement.Learn more →
LGBT Equity Center
The LGBT Equity Center works to establish and maintain a safe, inclusive, and welcoming campus environment for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities or expressions, serving UMD students, staff, faculty, and alumni.Learn More
Nyumburu Cultural Center
Nyumburu is Swahili for “freedom house” and has served the UMD community since 1971 as a foundation for black social, cultural and intellectual interaction.Learn More
Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education
The Office of Multi-ethnic Student Education (OMSE) offers a variety of services and programs to enhance the learning experience and promote the academic success of underrepresented undergraduate students.Learn More
I am playing with my Self, I am playing with the world's soul, I am the dialogue between my Self and el espiritu del mundo. I change myself, I change the world.
In November, President Pines announced a partnership with student leaders of many Black student organizations that builds on the work we started together last spring.
Since the beginning of the pandemic there has been a surge in anti-Asian sentiment, spurred in part by racists intent on creating a human enemy rather than confronting the virus.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hiring a new director for our Bias Incident Support Services (BISS) unit and would like to invite you to meet the four finalists for the position.
This struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one and it may be both moral and physical, but [it] must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and never will.
Report a Hate-Bias incidentThe University of Maryland values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive and respectful campus for students, faculty and staff. Acts of bias and intimidation go against our university’s core values. If you have been impacted by and/or have witnessed a hate-bias incident, you can file a report by completing the online form.
You may also contact UMPD by calling:Emergency: 911 or 301-405-3333 - Mobile Phone #3333