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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.

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Diversity Training & Education

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

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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.

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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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In Community and Solidarity

We are grieving the killing of George Floyd, McKinsley Lincoln, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, Nina Pop, and Ahmaud Arbery, and all who came before.

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Responding to Anti-Black Racism

As we come to the end of an academic year that has been unsettling in so many ways...

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Response to the Zoombombing of Nyumburu’s NewsBreak

My team and I are working directly with Nyumburu leadership and students and connecting them to UMPD and...

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School of Public Health "Life in the Time of COVID-19"
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Diversity & Inclusion Drop-in Hours
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Diversity & Inclusion Drop-in Hours
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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 bias and intimidation 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.

You may also contact UMPD by calling:

Emergency: 911 or 301-405-3333 - Mobile Phone #3333

Non-Emergency: 301-405-3555