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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.

Diversity Training & Education

DTE provides campus-wide and unit-specific opportunities for diversity training, education, programming, and engagement.

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Hate-bias Response Program

The Hate-Bias Response Program 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
Gloria Anzaldua
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Resources for campus following CA, TX, OH mass shootings

The mass shootings that occurred over the past two weekends in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio are horrifying acts of violence that impact us all...

Experienced Diversity Advocate Named UMD’s First VP of Diversity and Inclusion

Experienced Diversity Advocate Named UMD’s First VP of Diversity and Inclusion

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Call for Proposals: UMD Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference
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Black History Month 2020: The Blackprint
Location: University of Maryland, College Park
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Stamp Gallery Presents: Neuro Blooms Exhibition
Location: Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Stamp Gallery
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The Office of Diversity & Inclusion is a variety of units promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) have been established over the years at the University of Maryland. The first unit with a broad, campus-wide, multidimensional mission for EDI was the Office of Human Relations Programs (1971). It evolved over time and has been incorporated into the current Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI).

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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.
Frederick Douglass

Report a Hate-bias incident

The University of Maryland values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive and respectful campus for students, faculty and staff. Acts of hate, bias, intimidation, and threats are unacceptable behaviors that 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.

To report an incident of hate-bias you may contact UMPD by calling:

Emergency: 911 or 301.405.3333 - Mobile Phone #3333

Non-Emergency: 301.405.3555