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.Learn more →
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 →
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
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
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.
The University of Maryland is committed to becoming a campus where Black students, staff, faculty and guests feel safe and included.
We are keenly aware that even in these turbulent and complicated times, hope emerges. We celebrate the Supreme Court’s decisions.
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.